16 days in Indonesia & Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Indonesia & Thailand Itinerary

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Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry to Sanur, Drive to Seminyak
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia

— 2 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally explore the galleries of Threads of Life. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Plan trip to Ubud with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Ubud is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Ubud can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Nusa Penida, Indonesia

— 1 night
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
On the 4th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lumangan Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kelingking Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nusa Penida trip builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Ubud to Nusa Penida in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Nusa Penida can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
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Seminyak, Indonesia

— 4 nights
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Take a break from the city and head to Blue Paradise Diving and Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali. Do your shopping at house of nineth life and Saya Gallery. Explore Seminyak's surroundings by going to Kuta (Pandawa Beach & Balangan Beach) and Sanur (Pantai Sanur & The Nest Beachside Spa). It doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and view the masterpieces at Nyaman Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seminyak trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Nusa Penida to Seminyak takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Seminyak are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Visit Patong Beach and Nai Harn Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices and Karon View Point. When in Patong, make a side trip to see Kayaking & Canoeing in Phuket Town, approximately Phuket Town away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, stop by New Era's Vienna, and hunt for treasures at Malin Plaza Patong.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Patong trip itinerary website.

Fly from Seminyak to Patong in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seminyak to Patong is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:

Bophut, Thailand

— 1 night
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 12th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaweng Beach, then look for gifts at Classic International Suits, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Maenam Beach.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bophut day trip website.

Getting from Patong to Bophut by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 13th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bottle Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan driving holiday planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, stop by Tom's Fashion, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.