16 days in Bali & Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Bali & Thailand Itinerary

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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Amed, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Bus to Denpasar Airport, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Patong
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Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia — 5 nights

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Popular historic sites such as Tanah Lot Temple and Dalem Kahyangan Temple are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Reservoart and Saya Gallery. Explore Denpasar's surroundings by going to Pecatu (Uluwatu Temple & Padang Padang Beach), Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali (in Nusa Dua) and Blue Point Beach (in Ungasan). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Pandawa Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Nyaman Gallery, and stroll through Jimbaran Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Denpasar trip builder website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Denpasar is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in November; daily highs in Denpasar reach 37°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amed.
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Amed, Indonesia — 2 nights

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
On the 6th (Mon), steep yourself in history at USS Liberty Shipwreck, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Taman Tirtagangga.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Amed trip app.

Traveling by car from Denpasar to Amed takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Amed, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 2 nights

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 8th (Wed): make a trip to Wat Pho, then contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Amed to Bangkok in 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amed to Bangkok. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand — 2 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 10th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then kick back and relax at Mae Haad Beach, and finally stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, kick back and relax at Bottle Beach, then kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan road trip planning app.

Getting from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. December in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Bophut.
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Bophut, Thailand — 2 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 12th (Sun), kick back and relax at Choeng Mon Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Maenam Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then look for gifts at Classic International Suits, and finally kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bophut vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Patong.
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Patong, Thailand — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 14th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Patong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bophut in December since evenings lows in Patong dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Bali travel guide

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World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Thailand travel guide

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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.