16 days in Singapore, Bali & Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Singapore, Bali & Thailand Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights


Singapore, Singapore — 4 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get outdoors at Palawan Beach and Tanjong Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Singapore and The Gem Museum. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Orchard Road, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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San Francisco, USA to Singapore is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Singapore is 16 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect Singapore to be warmer, temps between 88°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Denpasar.
Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
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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.
Visiting Kuta Beach - Bali and Joe's Gone Diving will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak or Nyaman Boutique. Change things up with a short trip to Tanah Lot Temple in Beraban (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on Gede Private Bali Driver, explore the world behind art at Buddha Gallery, explore the galleries of Reservoart, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur.

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Getting from Singapore to Denpasar by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In December in Denpasar, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.
Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches
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Bangkok, Thailand — 5 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Pho and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, see majestic marine mammals with Wild Encounter Thailand, and take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok.

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Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Bangkok takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wildlife
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Bali travel guide

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

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.