18 days in Thailand, New Delhi & Shanghai Itinerary

18 days in Thailand, New Delhi & Shanghai Itinerary

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18 days in Thailand, New Delhi & Shanghai Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + taxi + ferry:  13​h
2
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
nights
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, and see the interesting displays at Swatantra Sangrama Sangrahalaya.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi vacation builder tool .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to New Delhi is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from San Juan to New Delhi, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in New Delhi are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
India Gate ©
India Gate

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Maya Bay and Nui Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Long Beach. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, and step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island.

Plan my day in Ko Phi Phi Don using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from New Delhi to Ko Phi Phi Don by combination of flight and ferry takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from New Delhi to Ko Phi Phi Don, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get some cultural insight at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Jim Thompson House. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online itinerary planner .

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Bangkok in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

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Ayutthaya
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Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

3
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
The Bund (Wai Tan) and Former French Concession are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), take a stroll through Xintiandi, and don't miss a visit to Jin Mao Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Shanghai trip website .

Fly from Bangkok to Shanghai in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Shanghai is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in October; daily highs in Shanghai reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Former French Concession ©
Former French Concession

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