Southeast Asia 3 Week Tour at a Glance
Southeast Asia consists of 11 countries: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. During a Southeast Asia 3-week vacation, travelers can expect to be treated to scenes of illustrious landscapes and to indulge in activities that range from luxury cruises to spiritual tours of the region’s temples. Furthermore, discovering the cultural characteristics of these countries will instill an appreciation for their local lifestyles.
Travelers can find refuge in the seaside retreats on Thailand’s idyllic islands or peruse the venerated pagodas across Siem Reap, Cambodia. Each region will spotlight its distinct heritage and geographical wonders.
Southeast Asia is a tropical region near the equator, and hot and humid weather prevails across the region. Poised on a tropical belt, the region also experiences a monsoon season of frequent and heavy rainfall. Differences in climate between the countries are minimal, and travelers generally experience sub-tropical weather conditions when visiting northern Vietnam or Myanmar Himalayas.
With a total population that exceeds 655 million, Southeast Asia is a densely populated region that also experiences a massive influx of tourists throughout the year. Cities can become crowded during peak seasons, but your Zicasso travel specialist will ensure that travel dates lie within quieter months for an exclusive experience.
There is a multitude of religions across the region of Southeast Asia, although the most prominent religions include Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity.
Southeast Asia’s main languages include Lao, Thai, Burmese, Khmer, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Malay, Indonesian, and Chinese dialects.
Southeast Asia’s currencies include Brunei’s Dollar, Cambodia’s Riel, Indonesia’s Rupiah, Laos’ Kip, Malaysia’s Ringgit, Myanmar’s Kyat, The Philippines’ Peso, Singapore’s Dollar, Thailand’s Baht, Timor-Leste’s Centavo, and Vietnam’s Dong.