44 days in Bangkok, Colombo & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

44 days in Bangkok, Colombo & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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44 days in Bangkok, Colombo & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
2
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 14 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 27 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Hanoi, Vietnam

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok vacation maker .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airports are Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

14
nights
Colombo, Sri Lanka

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colombo: Sea Turtle Hatchery (in Ambalangoda), Hikkaduwa (Saffron Robes, Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, &more) and Galle (Galle Fort, Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery, &more). Spend the 7th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Elephant Freedom Project. There's much more to do: stroll through Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll around Galle Face Green.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colombo online route builder .

Getting from Bangkok to Colombo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Colombo is minus 1 hour. January in Colombo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Colombo

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Galle, Negombo, Bentota, Kegalle
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Food Tours
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

27
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuala Lumpur: Seremban (Church of The Visitation & Gunung Besar Hantu), Port Dickson (Pusat Ikan Hiasan & Sri Anjaneyar Alayam Temple) and Melaka (St. Peter's Church & The Huskitory). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kuala Lumpur trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Colombo to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Putrajaya, Shah Alam, Melaka, Seremban
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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