42 days in Asia Itinerary

42 days in Asia Itinerary

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42 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  12​h
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
3
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
5
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
7
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Khao Lak, Thailand
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
11
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
+4
Fly + foot + bus + foot + bus:  9​h 30​min
12
Amed, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Zipline. Get some cultural insight at Wat Phra Singh and Wat Si Suphan. Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Shiraz Jewelry Co Ltd, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

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Sydney, Australia to Chiang Mai is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, you will find days in Chiang Mai are much warmer (43°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Historic City of Ayutthaya and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Maha That and Wat Nak Prok. Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Pattaya to see Big Buddha Temple about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, stop by Harmenstone - Siam Center, see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, and delve into the distant past at Wat Pho.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok travel route planning app .

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In April in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Big Buddha Temple
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Haad Yao Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bottle Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Khom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, and experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Bangkok, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ko Pha Ngan, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

2
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for gifts at Classic International Suits, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at Maenam Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut route maker .

You can drive from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in 4 hours. April in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

3
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Explore hidden gems such as Railay Beach and Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea). Escape the urban bustle at Bamboo Island and Ko Hong. There's still lots to do: stop by de' MARCO Fashions, head off the coast to Poda Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach.

Find out how to plan Krabi Town trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Krabi Town, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Loh Moo Dee Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ko Phi Phi Le and Ko Bida Nok. There's much more to do: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, and stroll through Laem Tong Bay.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. April in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
We've included these beaches for you: Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Nui Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island, look for gifts at The Tiger Collections, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Visit Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nai Harn Beach and Freedom Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Patong Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, and get great views at Karon View Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Patong trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Nai Harn Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Phang Nga Bay., Karon View Point
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

2
nights
Khao Lak, Thailand

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coconut Beach. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Ton Chong Fa Waterfall and then stroll through Phang Nga Elephant Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Khao Lak trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Patong to Khao Lak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Khao Lak are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Phang Nga Elephant Park
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park

1
night
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Cenang Beach and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, then delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi visit planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Khao Lak to Langkawi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Battlebox and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Clarke Quay and Keepers: Singapore Designer Collective. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at MacRitchie Nature Trail, admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, walk around East Coast Park, and hunt for treasures at Maxwell Food Centre.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Langkawi to Singapore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Singapore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amed.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
Battlebox ©
Battlebox

1
night
Amed, Indonesia

Amed ©
A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Ujung Water Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Taman Tirtagangga, and then stroll through Jemeluk Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Amed online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Singapore to Amed. Expect slightly colder evenings in Amed when traveling from Singapore in May, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Denpasar.

Things to do in Amed

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tulamben, Karangasem
Highlights from your plan
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Scuba & Snorkeling
Jemeluk Beach ©
Jemeluk Beach

4
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Pandawa Beach. Get some cultural insight at Tanah Lot Temple and Threads of Life. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denpasar: Ubud (Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary & Wayan's Shop). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Nusa Dua Beach, stroll through Turtle Conservation and Education Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple.

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Traveling by car from Amed to Denpasar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ubud, Pandawa Beach, Tanah Lot Temple, Nusa Dua Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Nusa Dua Beach ©
Nusa Dua Beach

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