29 days in Asia & Melbourne Itinerary

29 days in Asia & Melbourne Itinerary

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29 days in Asia & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  17​h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
2
Bophut, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
3
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
4
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
9
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Dublin, Ireland

3
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.
Take a break from Bangkok with a short trip to Wat Mahathat in Ayutthaya, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok day trip planning site .

Dublin, Ireland to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dublin to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in June: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Wat Mahathat
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
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 3rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, then look for gifts at Classic International Suits, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bophut driving holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Bophut takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Big Buddha ©
Big Buddha

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, spas, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, stop by Like A Boss, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Patong road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bophut to Patong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bophut in July since evenings lows in Patong dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: stroll through Gardens by the Bay, don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer, meet the residents at Singapore Zoo, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Singapore vacation builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Singapore in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Patong to Singapore. In July, daytime highs in Singapore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

2
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
On the 11th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Safari Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Threads of Life, then identify plant and animal life at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ubud road trip planning site .

You can fly from Singapore to Ubud in 6 hours. When traveling from Singapore in July, plan for little chillier days in Ubud, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Elephant Safari Park
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Spas

3
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Jimbaran Bay (in Jimbaran). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Waterbom Bali, have some family-friendly fun at Tilo Kids Club, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Denpasar tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Ubud to Denpasar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Denpasar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seminyak, Tanah Lot Temple, Jimbaran Bay, Waterbom Bali, Uluwatu Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali

3
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Denpasar in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 20th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Indochina Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Ho Chi Minh City to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Shopping
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

5
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Heritage Village & Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesquita Jumeirah.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Dubai vacation site .

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Dubai takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Dubai, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in July: high temperatures in Dubai hover around 49°C and lows are around 39°C. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall

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