17 days in Siem Reap & Indonesia Itinerary

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Jimbaran, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Pemuteran, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Karangasem, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Taxi to Padang Bai, Ferry to Nusa Lembongan
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Bangsal, Fly to Philadelphia


Siem Reap, Cambodia — 4 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Baphuon Temple and Bakong. Step off the beaten path and head to Banteay Kdei and Pre Rup. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Banteay Samre, don't miss a visit to Phimeanakas, take in the exciting artwork at Theam's Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kbal Spean.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap road trip tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Siem Reap is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Siem Reap is 12 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in March, with highs in Siem Reap at 94°F and lows at 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Jimbaran.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:

Jimbaran, Indonesia — 3 nights

Formerly a poor and isolated corner of Bali, the small fishing village of Jimbaran underwent a rapid transformation in the 1980s and has since become one of the island's finest destinations.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): browse the handmade items at Jenggala Ceramics Bali, admire the masterpieces at Museum PASIFIKA, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Jimbaran Hills Activity Valley, and finally kick back and relax at Blue Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Bowl Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Melasti Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Karma Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jimbaran travel planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Jimbaran in 11 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Siem Reap to Jimbaran due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Siem Reap, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Jimbaran, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pemuteran.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

Pemuteran, Indonesia — 2 nights

Island of Peace

The small fishing village of Pemuteran, just off the west coast of Bali, has become a popular tourism destination among domestic and international visitors for its scenic, pristine beaches and vibrant local community.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then hunt for treasures at Seririt Market, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahma Vihara Arama Buddhist Monastery. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of West Bali National Park Forest.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pemuteran visit site.

You can drive from Jimbaran to Pemuteran in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Karangasem.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:

Karangasem, Indonesia — 2 nights

Karangasem remains best known for its mountainous landscape, isolated beaches, and small villages preserving age-old local traditions.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lempuyang Temple, savor the flavors at Two Eka Waroeng, then relax and rejuvenate at Apneista, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Ujung Water Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Telaga Waja River, and then stop by Mendira House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Karangasem trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Pemuteran to Karangasem in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Karangasem, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nusa Lembongan.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia — 3 nights

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Step out of the city life by going to Devil's Tears and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mangrove Forest Nusa Lembongan and Selambung Beach. There's more to do: snap pictures at Yellow Bridge and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Nusa Lembongan tour planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Karangasem to Nusa Lembongan in 2 hours. In March in Nusa Lembongan, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:

Indonesia travel guide

Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.