47 days in Asia Itinerary

47 days in Asia Itinerary

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47 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h
3
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h
5
George Town, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  9​h 15​min
9
Boracay, Philippines
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
El Nido, Philippines
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  13​h
11
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h
12
Galle, Sri Lanka
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

5
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.
Visiting Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Zipline will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Doi Inthanon. Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, delve into the distant past at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, and look for gifts at Shiraz Jewelry Co Ltd.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Chiang Mai is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 3 hours. While traveling from Dubai, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic City of Ayutthaya and Big Buddha Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Pho and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok sightseeing tool .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Big Buddha Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get some historical perspective at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nai Harn Beach and Freedom Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town), Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga) and Walking tours (in Khao Lak). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, stop by Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade, and get great views at Karon View Point.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Patong when traveling from Bangkok in March, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon View Point, Nai Harn Beach, Phang Nga Elephant Park, Walking tours
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Step out of the city life by going to Cenang Beach and Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Art In Paradise. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Rhu Beach, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Langkawi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

3
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kek Lok Si Temple and Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram. Get a sense of the local culture at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Armenian Street. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang).

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the George Town road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street

2
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.
On the 6th (Mon), shop like a local with Central Market Kuala Lumpur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and then walk around KL Bird Park. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and then walk around KLCC Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from George Town to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. April in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park

5
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Step out of the city life by going to USS Liberty Shipwreck and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple and Saraswati Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ubud: Tampaksiring (Tirta Empul Temple & Mount Kawi), Ulun Danu Beratan Temple (in Tabanan) and Shark Diving (in Amed). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Threads of Life, explore the fascinating underground world of Elephant Cave Ubud, and stroll through Elephant Safari Park.

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Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Ubud in 6.5 hours. In April in Ubud, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Tegalalang, USS Liberty Shipwreck, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Shark Diving
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple

4
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pandawa Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Shop till you drop at Nyaman Gallery and Junior Bean Bags. Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Blue Point Beach (in Ungasan). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, view the masterpieces at Ghostbird + Swoon, stroll through Turtle Conservation and Education Centre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Taman Tirtagangga.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Denpasar online day trip planner .

Getting from Ubud to Denpasar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Denpasar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Fishing Charters & Tours, Pandawa Beach, Blue Point Beach, Tanah Lot Temple
Highlights from your plan
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Boracay, Philippines

Boracay ©
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Visit Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Diniwid Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Ilig Iligan Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bulabog Beach, kick back and relax at White Beach, head outdoors with Dude's Island Activities, and examine the collection at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boracay trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Denpasar to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 9.5 hours. In April in Boracay, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Scuba & Snorkeling
Diniwid Beach ©
Diniwid Beach

3
nights
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nacpan Beach and Hidden Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Las Cabanas Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Commando Beach and explore the activities along Big Lagoon.

Before you visit El Nido, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to El Nido takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Seven Commando Beach ©
Seven Commando Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach

1
night
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nelligala International Buddhist Center, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, and then browse for treasures at Sriya & Daya Curio Shop.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kandy day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from El Nido to Kandy in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nelligala International Buddhist Center, Royal Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Nelligala International Buddhist Center ©

5
nights
Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Visit Mirissa Beach and Jungle Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Galle Fort and Hikkaduwa Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Galle side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa), Hikkaduwa (Community Tsunami Museum & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Bentota Beach (in Bentota). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mihiripenna Beach, view the masterpieces at Tsunami Photo Museum, look for gifts at Lak Gems & Jewellery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kandy to Galle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Mirissa, Tsunami Photo Museum, Bentota Beach
Highlights from your plan
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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