27 days in South America, Mexico & Asia Itinerary

27 days in South America, Mexico & Asia Itinerary

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27 days in South America, Mexico & Asia Itinerary

Start: Teresina, Brazil
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
2
Mexico City, Mexico
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Tijuana, Mexico
— Few hours
Fly:  15​h
4
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Krabi Town, Thailand
— Few hours
ferry:  1​h 30​min
7
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
8
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
10
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
Shanghai, China
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
13
Mexico City, Mexico
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  9​h
14
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Teresina, Brazil

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nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 17th (Sun), browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): wander the streets of Liberdade, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then ponder the world of politics at Antigo Banco de Sao Paulo, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip app .

Teresina to Sao Paulo is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Teresina in November, expect Sao Paulo to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Mexico City.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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hours
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Mexico City in 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Mexico City. In November, Mexico City is little chillier than Sao Paulo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. You'll set off for Tijuana on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Mexico City

Tours Museums Nightlife
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hours
Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana
Tijuana is the largest city in Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula and center of the Tijuana metropolitan area, part of the international San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area. To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tijuana trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mexico City to Tijuana. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mexico City to Tijuana due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Tijuana are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Tijuana

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), contemplate the waterfront views at Huangpu River, appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, and go for a walk through Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao).

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tijuana to Shanghai. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 16 hour difference. Traveling from Tijuana in November, expect nights in Shanghai to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bangkok.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Tian Zi Fang ©
Tian Zi Fang
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Jade Buddha Temple ©
Jade Buddha Temple

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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've added Asiatique The Riverfront, Sky Bar, Bangkok, Lumpini Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, stroll around Lumpini Park, join in the after-dark buzz at Sky Bar, Bangkok, then buy something for everyone on your list at Asiatique The Riverfront, and finally explore the ancient world of Wat Pho. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), then get a taste of the local shopping with Khao San Road, then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planning website .

You can fly from Shanghai to Bangkok in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Shanghai in November, with highs in Bangkok at 38°C and lows at 29°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Spas
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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hours
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Discover how to plan a Krabi Town trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Krabi Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Ko Bida Nok.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning tool .

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Highlights from your plan
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Take a break from Krabi Town with a short trip to James Bond Island in Ao Phang Nga National Park, about 1h 30 min away. Enjoy Krabi Town some more: delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, head off the coast to Tup Island, stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and stroll through Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

James Bond Island
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Poda Island ©
Poda Island
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island

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nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaria, then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, then pause for some photo ops at ‘Torana’ Gate, and finally admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KLCC Park, then stroll through Batu Caves, and finally walk around KL Bird Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Kuala Lumpur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Traveling from Krabi Town to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): wander the streets of Chinatown, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and then admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, and finally get your game on at Flight Experience Flight Simulator.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Singapore road trip website .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daytime highs in Singapore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

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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, nightlife, theme parks, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park, get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, and buy something for everyone on your list at M&B Private Jewelers HongKong.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hong Kong itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Hong Kong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Hong Kong to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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night
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Shanghai journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. When traveling from Hong Kong in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Shanghai, with highs around 13°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Museums Parks
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)

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Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then examine the collection at Museo del Azucar.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mexico City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Mexico City takes 25 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Mexico City is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Shanghai in December, expect Mexico City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo del Azucar ©
Museo del Azucar

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, go for a walk through Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco, examine the collection at Museu Do Futebol, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at São Paulo Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro De Sao Bento, and then engage your brain at Catavento Cultural e Educacional.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sao Paulo road trip website .

Getting from Mexico City to Sao Paulo by combination of flight and bus takes about 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Sao Paulo is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in December; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Museu Do Futebol ©
Museu Do Futebol

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