23 days in Thailand, Malaysia & Bali Itinerary

23 days in Thailand, Malaysia & Bali Itinerary

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1
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
2
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
3
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
4
Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 1 night
5
Amed, Indonesia
— 2 nights
6
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 1 night
7
Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll explore and learn at Patong Inn Art and The Phuket Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Bang Tao Beach and Freedom Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Chalong (Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) & Big Buddha Phuket). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, get great views at Karon View Point, look for gifts at Harry's Fashion Suits Phuket, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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London, UK to Patong is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Patong due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Patong at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Bang Tao Beach, Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
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Green Elephant Sanctuary Park ©
Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
Bang Tao Beach ©
Bang Tao Beach
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tanjung Rhu Beach and Cenang Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Langkawi tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Patong to Langkawi in 6 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Patong to Langkawi due to the time zone difference. May in Langkawi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Explore hidden gems such as Tirta Empul Temple and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Taman Ayun Temple and Mount Kawi. Go for a jaunt from Ubud to Tabanan to see Ulun Danu Beratan Temple about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Threads of Life, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ubud trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Langkawi to Ubud in 8.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Ubud

Historic Sites · Spas · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Taman Ayun Temple, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
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Taman Ayun Temple ©
Taman Ayun Temple
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi

1
night
Nusa Penida, Indonesia

Nusa Penida ©
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
On the 25th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Lumangan Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelingking Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nusa Penida trip planner.

Getting from Ubud to Nusa Penida by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Nusa Penida are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Amed.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Amed, Indonesia

Amed ©
A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll through White Sand Beach Yoga, admire all the interesting features of Taman Tirtagangga, and then see the vivid underwater world at USS Liberty Shipwreck. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Ujung Water Palace, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amed day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Nusa Penida to Amed takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Amed

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Karangasem, USS Liberty Shipwreck
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USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Shark Diving
Ujung Water Palace ©
Ujung Water Palace

1
night
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Devil's Tears.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nusa Lembongan trip builder.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Amed to Nusa Lembongan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Devil's Tears ©
Devil's Tears

3
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Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Nyaman Gallery and Reservoart will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Blue Point Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuta: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Spas (in Canggu) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Pandawa Beach, and stop by house of nineth life.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Nusa Lembongan to Kuta takes 2.5 hours. In May in Kuta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Seminyak, Blue Point Beach, Tanah Lot Temple, Fishing Charters & Tours, Spas
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and Madame Tussauds Bangkok. For shopping fun, head to Raja's Fashions or Terminal 21. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Historic City of Ayutthaya, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bangkok day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kuta to Bangkok in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Kuta, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

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