24 days in Thailand, China & Singapore Itinerary

24 days in Thailand, China & Singapore Itinerary

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24 days in Thailand, China & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
2
Macau, China
— 1 night
3
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Phuket Town, Thailand
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple), wander the streets of Mong Kok, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria Harbour, and hunt for treasures at Ladies Market.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong tour itinerary planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, subway, and train. Traveling from Sydney to Hong Kong, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hong Kong: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a combination of to Macau.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Chi Lin Nunnery ©
Chi Lin Nunnery
Man Mo Temple ©
Man Mo Temple

1
night
Macau, China

Macau
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, then enjoy breathtaking views from AJ Hackett Macau Tower, then don't miss a visit to Ruins of St. Paul's, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historic Centre of Macau.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Macau trip app .

Macau is very close to Hong Kong. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a combination of to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Ruins of St. Paul's
Ruins of St. Paul's
Historic Centre of Macau ©
Historic Centre of Macau

2
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): wander the streets of Lan Kwai Fong, step off the mainland to explore Lamma Island, and then wander the streets of Tai O.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong driving holiday planner.

Hong Kong is just a stone's throw from Macau. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lamma Island ©
Lamma Island
Tai O ©
Tai O
Lan Kwai Fong ©
Lan Kwai Fong

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Pattaya (Walking Street Pattaya & The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit).

Before you visit Bangkok, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Hong Kong to Bangkok by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hong Kong in January: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Pattaya
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip planning app .

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in January, Chiang Mai is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

5
nights
Phuket Town, Thailand

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Phuket Town side-trips: Karon Beach (in Karon) and Patong (Scuba & Snorkeling, Bangla Road, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, make a trip to Wat Khao Rang, and look for gifts at Oshi Tattoo Patong Phuket Thailand.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in January since evenings lows in Phuket Town dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Karon Beach
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

5
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, experience the excitement of Virtual Room: Virtual Reality Singapore, and contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Time (SGT) is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

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