43 days in Thailand, Philippines & Indonesia Itinerary

43 days in Thailand, Philippines & Indonesia Itinerary

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Drive to London Stansted Airport, Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 8 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Seminyak
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 6 nights
Fly to London Stansted Airport, Drive to Harwich

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Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 nights

City of Angels

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 find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) & Wat Maha That). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online trip itinerary planner.

Harwich, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Boracay on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:

Boracay, Philippines

— 8 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Dedicate the 12th (Wed) to wine at 1Boracay. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Diniwid Beach, stroll through Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and don't miss a visit to Motag Living Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boracay trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Boracay takes 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Boracay. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in January: highs in Boracay hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You will leave for Seminyak on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 15:

Seminyak, Indonesia

— 5 nights
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seminyak: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Samasta Lifestyle Village (in Jimbaran) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Waterbom Bali, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seminyak road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Seminyak takes 11 hours. When traveling from Boracay in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seminyak, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:

Ubud, Indonesia

— 4 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Change things up with a short trip to Mason Elephant Park in Tegalalang (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, and learn and have fun at Five Art Studio.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ubud trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Seminyak to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Patong.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 20 — 24:

Patong, Thailand

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bangla Road, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and stop by New Era's Vienna.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Patong online visit planner.

You can fly from Ubud to Patong in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 4 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 3 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Krabi Town is known for beaches, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and stop by De' MARCO Fashions.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 2 hours. February in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:

Koh Tao, Thailand

— 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Start your trip to Koh Tao by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Krabi Town in February: highs in Koh Tao hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Spas · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 6 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Spend the 7th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chiang Mai, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Philippines travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.

Indonesia travel guide

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Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.