16 days in Indonesia & Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Indonesia & Thailand Itinerary

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Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry to Sanur, Drive to Seminyak
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia

— 2 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Threads of Life. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ubud online road trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Ubud is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Ubud due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, expect Ubud to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Ubud

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Nusa Penida, Indonesia

— 1 night
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then kick back and relax at Lumangan Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kelingking Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nusa Penida trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ubud to Nusa Penida takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Seminyak, Indonesia

— 4 nights
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
We've included these beaches for you: Balangan Beach and Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali. Attractions like Blue Paradise Diving and Nature & Wildlife Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Seminyak's surroundings by going to Pandawa Beach (in Kuta) and Sanur (Pantai Sanur & The Nest Beachside Spa). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at House of Nineth Life, view the masterpieces at Nyaman Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Saya Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seminyak itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Nusa Penida to Seminyak in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Seminyak can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Patong.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices and Malin Plaza Patong. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Nai Harn Beach. When in Patong, make a side trip to see Kayaking & Canoeing in Phuket Town, approximately Phuket Town away. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Karon View Point, look for gifts at New Era's Vienna, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Patong vacation builder.

Getting from Seminyak to Patong by flight takes about 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seminyak to Patong. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Bophut, Thailand

— 1 night
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, stop by Classic International Suits, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stroll through Maenam Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Patong to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Bophut sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the striking landscape of Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bottle Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, stop by Tom's Fashion, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, Bangkok is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
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.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.