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Backpack South East Asia

Backpackers flock to South East Asia to embrace its culture and beauty.

Paradisiacal islands, bustling cities, ancient temples, and jungle-covered peaks, Southeast Asia is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parts of our planet, a diverse and evocative tapestry where cultures, histories, and traditions collide!

The world’s original backpacking destination, Southeast Asia has been welcoming groups of intrepid travelers since the middle of the last century, and though much has changed since, it remains a uniquely fascinating place, where adventure is never far away!

Top 3 Backpacking Routes for South East Asia

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Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains

The captivating chaos of Bangkok, the awe-inspiring beauty of Angkor Wat, the endless culinary delights of Hanoi, the idyllic temples, Monasteries, and picturesque scenery of Luang Prabang, and the paradisical beaches and coral-rich waters of Ko Tao: discover some of Southeast Asia’s most iconic, exciting and beautiful destinations on this epic 40-day adventure!

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Other South East Asia Backpacking Routes

Malaysia and Borneo
One of Southeast Asia’s most culturally diverse cities, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s vibrant capital, is a great place to begin your journey
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November to February is the best time to visit as, though temperatures can vary throughout the region, during these months it is generally dry and not too hot.

Trust everyone and no one. One of the best reasons to travel alone is to meet new people, but this also makes you more vulnerable.

Hiking boots or shoes. Plenty of food. Water bottles and water-treatment supplies.
Emergency and hygiene supplies.


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