43 days in Australia, Bali & Thailand Itinerary

43 days in Australia, Bali & Thailand Itinerary

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43 days in Australia, Bali & Thailand Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  18 h
1
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Cairns, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Hamilton Island, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Brisbane, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
7
Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
8
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
9
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seminyak side-trips: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Sanur (Ghostbird + Swoon, Pantai Sanur, &more) and Nirwana Bali Golf Club (in Tabanan). There's still lots to do: cool off at Waterbom Bali, browse for treasures at METIS Gallery & Boutiques, enjoy the sand and surf at Kuta Beach - Bali, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalem Kahyangan Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seminyak visit planning site.

London, UK to Seminyak is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Seminyak, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Seminyak: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Denpasar, Kuta, Dalem Kahyangan Temple, Tanah Lot Temple, Nirwana Bali Golf Club
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Go for a jaunt from Ubud to Tampaksiring to see Tirta Empul Temple about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Elephant Cave Ubud, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk.

Discover how to plan a Ubud trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Seminyak to Ubud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Ubud, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Mason Elephant Park
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park

5
nights
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, &more) and Port Douglas (Flagstaff Hill Lookout, Safaris, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, hike along The Blue Arrow Circuit, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ubud to Cairns by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ubud to Cairns. Traveling from Ubud in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cairns, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Earl Hill
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
nights
Hamilton Island, Australia

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, bet on your favorite at Go-Kart Racing Track, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Catseye Beach.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island trip builder site.

Fly from Cairns to Hamilton Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Cairns in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Hamilton Island, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club

5
nights
Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Infinity Attraction (in Surfers Paradise) and Pelican Feeding (in Labrador). There's much more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane day trip site.

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Hamilton Island in September, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Perth, Australia

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stop by Willie Creek Pearls Elizabeth Quay, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, then have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, and finally take in the views from Elizabeth Quay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Perth attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Perth, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, learn and have fun at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chet Lin, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Chiang Mai takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Perth in October, expect nights in Chiang Mai to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's much more to do: make a trip to Bangla Road, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, stroll through Karon Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at The Phuket Gallery.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Patong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Patong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Banana Beach, Big Buddha Phuket, Phang Nga Bay.
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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.
Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bangkok trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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