20 days in Asia Itinerary

20 days in Asia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 1 night
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 4 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 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
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 1 night

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Petaling Street Heritage House and then get engrossed in the history at National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then admire all the interesting features of Batu Caves, and then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur online trip builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Kuala Lumpur at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Singapore, Singapore

— 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Battlebox. For shopping fun, head to Orchard Road or Little India. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Singapore, take an in-depth tour of Asian Civilisations Museum, stop by The Jiao Luo Shop, and listen to music at The Maritime Experiential Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Singapore day trip planning site.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Kuta.

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Kuta, Indonesia

— 4 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Tanah Lot Temple and Nyaman Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali. Venture out of the city with trips to Ubud (Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary & Threads of Life). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, view the masterpieces at Reservoart, and admire the masterpieces at Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak.

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Traveling by flight from Singapore to Kuta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Singapore in August, you will find days in Kuta are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can fly to Patong.

Things to do in Kuta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Head to Jungceylon and The Phuket Galleryfor some retail therapy. Visit Banana Beach and Patong Beach for some beach relaxation. There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Patong Inn Art and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip planner.

Fly from Kuta to Patong in 9 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuta to Patong due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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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 25th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Chaloklum Bay.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. August in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Appreciate the collections at Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, stop by Mysuitbangkok, and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bangkok vacation maker tool.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

— 2 nights

City of Joy

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Kolkata, examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, then get engrossed in the history at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and finally get engrossed in the history at Kolkata Tram Museum Smaranika.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kolkata (Calcutta) travel route planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Kolkata (Calcutta) by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Kolkata (Calcutta). August in Kolkata (Calcutta) sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel back home.

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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.