43 days in Thailand & South Asia Itinerary

43 days in Thailand & South Asia Itinerary

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 1 night
2
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 4 nights
3
Agra, India
— 2 nights
4
Jaipur, India
— 4 nights
5
Leh, India
— 5 nights
6
Goa, India
— 2 nights
7
Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
8
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
9
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
10
Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
11
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder website.

Bangkok to Chiang Mai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

4
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Spend the 22nd (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire the landmark architecture of Nara Devi Temple, take a stroll through Thamel, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kathmandu online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1.2 hours traveling from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in September: high temperatures in Kathmandu hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Spas
Thamel ©
Thamel

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great, and take in nature's colorful creations at Anguri Bagh.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Kathmandu to Agra in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kathmandu to Agra is minus 0.2 hours. Traveling from Kathmandu in September, expect Agra to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

4
nights
Jaipur, India

Jaipur
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, surround yourself with nature on Elefantastic, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur road trip planner.

You can fly from Agra to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Spas
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

5
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Take a break from Leh with a short trip to Hemis Monastery in Hemis, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, and appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Leh trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Leh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nubra Valley, Hemis Monastery
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Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

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Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): indulge in some culinary diversions at BLive Electric Bike Tours and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Krishna Ayurveda Massage Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Goa trip planning site.

Getting from Leh to Goa by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Arugam Bay.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors · Spas · Tours
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Krishna Ayurveda Massage Centre ©
Krishna Ayurveda Massage Centre

3
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Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka

Arugam Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on Ecowave Travels and then relax and rejuvenate at Deergayu Acupressure Center. On your second day here, see Sage Tours, then kick back and relax at Arugam Bay, and then explore the activities along Pottuvil Lagoon.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Arugam Bay driving holiday website.

Explore your travel options from Goa to Arugam Bay with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Arugam Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
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Arugam Bay ©
Arugam Bay
Pottuvil Lagoon ©
Pottuvil Lagoon
Sage Tours ©
Sage Tours

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Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Big Buddha Phuket, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Banana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Patong Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Patong online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arugam Bay to Patong. The time zone difference when traveling from Arugam Bay to Patong is 1.5 hours. October in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Banana Beach, Karon Beach
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Spas
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, kick back and relax at Ao Ton Sai, then relax and rejuvenate at Baan Sabai Thai Massage Koh Phi Phi, and finally make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

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Bophut, Thailand

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Tamarind Springs Forest Spa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Bophut in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Maenam Beach
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Food Tours
Tamarind Springs Forest Spa ©
Tamarind Springs Forest Spa
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary

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nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mae Haad Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Khom.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan vacation planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In October in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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Haad Chao Phao Beach ©
Haad Chao Phao Beach
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Mae Haad Beach ©
Mae Haad Beach

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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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bangkok online route planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Spas
Khaosan Road ©
Khaosan Road

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