53 days in Asia Itinerary

53 days in Asia Itinerary

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53 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Phu Kradueng, Thailand
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h
3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Pakbeng, Laos
— 1 night
Ferry:  4 h
6
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Bus:  28 h
7
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— Few hours
+3
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
8
Kep, Cambodia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Chau Doc, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Can Tho, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
11
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
12
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Train:  10 h 30 min
13
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 30 min
14
Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Train:  19 h
15
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h
16
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
17
Sapa, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12 h 45 min
18
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h 15 min
19
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
20
Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
21
George Town, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
22
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
23
Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
24
Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
25
Kuching, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
26
Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
27
Sibu, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Bangkok, Thailand

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and Woodland Muangmai. Step out of Bangkok to go to Nakhon Pathom and see Wat Phra Pathom Chedi, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suthat, see the interesting displays at The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall, stop by Tom's Fashion, and take in panoramic vistas at King Power Mahanakhon.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Paris to Bangkok. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Paris in mars: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 40°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Phu Kradueng.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Woodland Muangmai, Wat Phra Pathom Chedi
Highlights from your plan
Wat Suthat ©
Wat Suthat
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) ©
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Tom's Fashion ©
Tom's Fashion

1
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Phu Kradueng, Thailand

Phu Kradueng
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Phu Kradueng trip maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bangkok to Phu Kradueng. Traveling from Bangkok in mars, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Phu Kradueng, with lows of 22°C. You will leave for Chiang Mai on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Phu Kradueng

Parks Nature

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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.
On the 6th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and finally look for gifts at Smart Fashion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Lam Chang and then stroll through Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Phu Kradueng to Chiang Mai with the Route module. In mars, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spas & Wellness
Highlights from your plan
Monkchat Meditation Retreat ©
Monkchat Meditation Retreat
Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir
Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir
Wat Lam Chang ©
Wat Lam Chang

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nights
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Wat Phra Singh, make a trip to Wat Ming Mueang Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phrathat Doi Chom Thong, and finally look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chiang Rai itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in mars, things will get a bit cooler in Chiang Rai: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pakbeng.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phrathat Doi Chom Thong
Wat Phrathat Doi Chom Thong
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Ming Mueang Temple ©
Wat Ming Mueang Temple

1
night
Pakbeng, Laos

Pakbeng ©
Pak Beng is a small village in Laos, on the Mekong River about halfway between the Thai border at Huay Xai and Luang Prabang, Laos. On the 10th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Mekong Elephant Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pakbeng trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Pakbeng takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Pakbeng

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mekong Elephant Park ©
Mekong Elephant Park

1
night
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for all kinds of wild species at MandaLao Elephant Conservation.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Pakbeng to Luang Prabang takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In mars in Luang Prabang, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Boat Tours & Water Sports

few
hours
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Siem Reap route maker app.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Siem Reap when traveling from Luang Prabang in mars, with lows around 29°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Kep.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Outdoors Transportation

1
night
Kep, Cambodia

The seaside resort of Kep boasts a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere, and a number of points of interest, both natural and man-made.
On the 13th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Flying Dog Farm, relax in the rural setting at Bo Tree Organic Farm & Pepper Plantation, take in the views from Old Bridge, then experience rural life at Farm Link, and finally stop by Tiny Kampot Pillows. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Black Cat Kep and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kep holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Siem Reap to Kep takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chau Doc.

Things to do in Kep

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kampot
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Flying Dog Farm ©
Flying Dog Farm
Farm Link ©
Farm Link

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nights
Chau Doc, Vietnam

Chau Doc ©
Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tay An Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mieu Ba Chua Xu Nui Sam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Jamiul Azhar, and finally explore the activities along Chau Doc Food Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Chau Doc trip site.

Drive from Kep to Chau Doc in 2.5 hours. In mars, daily temperatures in Chau Doc can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Can Tho.

Things to do in Chau Doc

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tay An Temple ©
Tay An Temple
Chau Doc Food Market ©
Chau Doc Food Market

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nights
Can Tho, Vietnam

Can Tho ©
The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
On the 17th (Tue), experience rural life at Muoi Cuong Cocoa Farm, admire the landmark architecture of Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam, then take in the views from Can Tho Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pitu Khosa Rangsay. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Tin Lanh Baptist Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phat Hoc Pagoda, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Tarot, and finally look for gifts at Phong Dien Floating Market.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Can Tho online trip maker.

Drive from Chau Doc to Can Tho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. mars in Can Tho sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Can Tho

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam
Phat Hoc Pagoda ©
Phat Hoc Pagoda
Museum of Tarot ©
Museum of Tarot

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then get a sense of history and politics at People's Committee Building, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bitexco Financial Tower, and finally view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In mars, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Walking tours
Bitexco Financial Tower ©
Bitexco Financial Tower

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nights
Nha Trang, Vietnam

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Long Thanh Photo Studio, then see Off-Road Tours, and then look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang holiday maker.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
XQ Hand Embroidery ©
XQ Hand Embroidery

1
night
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for gifts at Oche Boutique and then explore the world behind art at Thanh Ha Terracotta Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An day trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In mars in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oche Boutique ©
Oche Boutique
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park ©
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park

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Hue, Vietnam

Hue ©
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nine Dynastic Urns and Food Tours. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tu Dam Pagoda, explore the world behind art at XQ Hand Embroidery, stop by Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, and take in the exciting artwork at Green Bamboo Art Gallery.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hue holiday planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. mars in Hue sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nine Dynastic Urns ©
Nine Dynastic Urns
Tu Dam Pagoda ©
Tu Dam Pagoda
Food Tours

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Cua Van Floating Village. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Soi Sim Island, get some fabulous bargains at Ha Long Pearl, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, and snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hue to Halong Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Soi Sim Island ©
Soi Sim Island
Cua Van Floating Village ©
Cua Van Floating Village

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Hanoi, Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trang An Grottoes. Step out of Hanoi to go to Ninh Binh and see Bich Dong Pagoda, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, don't miss a visit to Long Bien Bridge, contemplate the long history of Memorial House - Ho Chi Minh, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hai Ba Trung Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hanoi trip simple and quick.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes

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Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): visit Giang Ta Chai Village, don't miss a visit to Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village, and then look for gifts at Indigo Cat. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Y Linh Ho, don't miss a visit to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass, and then make a trip to Deo Tram Ton.

Plan trip to Sapa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Hanoi to Sapa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Sapa

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Giang Ta Chai Village ©
Giang Ta Chai Village
O Quy Ho Mountain Pass ©
O Quy Ho Mountain Pass
Y Linh Ho ©
Y Linh Ho

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Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like De' MARCO Fashions and Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Ao Tha Lane, get interesting insight from Tours, and get great views at Khao Ngon Nak.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sapa to Krabi Town takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. avril in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions
Speed Boats Tours
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

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Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave, then stop by The Boss Collection, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lanta Art. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Jum.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lanta in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in avril, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bayan Lepas.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ko Jum ©
Ko Jum
Khao Mai Kaew Cave ©
Khao Mai Kaew Cave
Spas & Wellness

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Bayan Lepas, Malaysia

Bayan Lepas ©
A modern counterpoint to traditional Georgetown, Bayan Lepas serves as a Free Industrial Zone on Penang and hosts the island's international airport.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pantai Pasir Panjang and Penang Golf Club. Get out of town with these interesting Bayan Lepas side-trips: Balik Pulau (Ghee Hup Nutmeg Factory & Audi Dream Farm), Taiping (All Saints' Church & Spritzer EcoPark) and Design Village Outlet Mall (in Bukit Mertajam). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge and meet the residents at Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bayan Lepas trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ko Lanta to Bayan Lepas with the Route module. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In avril in Bayan Lepas, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Bayan Lepas

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Balik Pulau, Taiping, Penang Island, Design Village Outlet Mall
Highlights from your plan
Design Village Outlet Mall ©
Design Village Outlet Mall
Pantai Pasir Panjang ©
Pantai Pasir Panjang
Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge ©

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George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, examine the collection at Asia Camera Museum, then make a trip to Choo Chay Keong Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapitan Keling Mosque, and finally make a trip to Cannon Street.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the George Town travel planning website.

George Town is very close to Bayan Lepas. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bayan Lepas to George Town. In avril, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Habitat Penang Hill
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
The Habitat Penang Hill ©
The Habitat Penang Hill
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©

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Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pasir Tengkorak Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to De'zone. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Batik Village and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi route builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from George Town to Langkawi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Langkawi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in avril, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Pulau Perhentian Besar.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach

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Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia

Pulau Perhentian Besar ©
Pulau Perhentian Besar looks almost otherworldly with its blue waters, lush jungles, and white-sand beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Perhentian Island Resort Turtle Hatchery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Teluk Keke, and then look for gifts at Universal Diver. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Sanctuary Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pulau Perhentian Besar trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Langkawi to Pulau Perhentian Besar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In avril, daily temperatures in Pulau Perhentian Besar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Teluk Keke ©
Teluk Keke
Turtle Sanctuary Beach ©
Turtle Sanctuary Beach
Universal Diver ©
Universal Diver

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia

Pulau Perhentian Kecil ©
The smaller of the two coral-tinged Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil remains more popular with the younger backpacker crowd due to more affordable living costs.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, go for a walk through Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perhentian Island Mosque.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Perhentian Kecil holiday maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Pulau Perhentian Besar to Pulau Perhentian Kecil takes 3 hours. In avril, daytime highs in Pulau Perhentian Kecil are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuching.

Things to do in Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin ©
Pulau Perhentian Kincir Angin
Perhentian Island Mosque ©
Perhentian Island Mosque

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Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching ©
A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
On the 19th (Sun), snap pictures at Golden Anniversary Bridge, examine the collection at The Ranee Museum, then take in the waterfront at Kuching Waterfront, and finally snap pictures at Darul Hana Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuching trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Kuching by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight. In avril, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Gunung Mulu National Park.

Things to do in Kuching

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Ranee Museum ©
The Ranee Museum
Kuching Waterfront ©
Kuching Waterfront
Golden Anniversary Bridge ©
Golden Anniversary Bridge

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Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

Gunung Mulu National Park ©
Dominated by a soaring sandstone pinnacle, Gunung Mulu National Park remains a thrilling nature destination on the island of Borneo.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the views from Mulu Skywalk and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gunung Mulu National Park road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kuching to Gunung Mulu National Park in 2 hours. In avril, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Sibu.

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Mulu Skywalk ©
Mulu Skywalk

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Sibu, Malaysia

Sibu ©
As one of the three main cities in Malaysia playing home to a predominantly Foochow-Chinese population, eclectic Sibu boasts an intriguing mix of cultures.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Lin's Swan Garden, then delve into the lush surroundings at Bukit Lima, then make a trip to Hoover Memorial Garden, and finally make a trip to 1 Malaysia Culture Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibu visit planner.

You can fly from Gunung Mulu National Park to Sibu in 3 hours. avril in Sibu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Hoover Memorial Garden
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