32 days in Thailand, Japan & Singapore Itinerary

32 days in Thailand, Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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Drive to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport, Fly to Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Toyama, Japan
— 2 nights
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Tateyama-machi, Japan
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Asian Civilisations Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Tanjong Beach and Palawan Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Chinatown, hike along The Southern Ridges, learn about all things military at Battlebox, and don't miss a visit to Orchard Road.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Singapore road trip app.

Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka to Singapore is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sri Jayawardenepura to Singapore, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Grand Palace and Wat Maha That. Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Khaosan Roadfor some retail therapy. When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) in Ayutthaya, approximately Ayutthaya away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip website.

Getting from Singapore to Bangkok by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Singapore to Bangkok, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 2:

Chiang Rai, Thailand

— 3 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Valley Thailand and Doi Tung. You'll explore and learn at House of Opium and Baan Dam Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Chiang Rai trip maker tool.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, Chiang Rai is little chillier than Bangkok - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:

Pai, Thailand

— 2 nights
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Pai Canyon and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Mae Yen. Keep things going the next day: stop by Pai Walking Street.

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

You can drive from Chiang Rai to Pai in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. December in Pai sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pai

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 1 night

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 8th (Wed), look for gifts at Shiraz Jewelry, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip planning app.

You can drive from Pai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Kyoto.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Step out of the city life by going to Nara Park and Fuuka-Kimono. Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Nara to see Todaiji Temple Cultural Center about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Arashiyama, go for a walk through Gion, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Kyoto in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Chiang Mai to Kyoto is 2 hours. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, things will get colder in Kyoto: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Toyama.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

Toyama, Japan

— 2 nights
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Toyama Castle, then explore the world behind art at Toyama Glass Art Museum, and then stroll around Fugan Unga Kansui Park.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Toyama tour itinerary site.

Getting from Kyoto to Toyama by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kyoto in December, expect nights in Toyama to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tateyama-machi.

Things to do in Toyama

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

Tateyama-machi, Japan

— 3 nights
The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
Visiting Daikanbo and Bijodaira will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Toyama Prefectural Tateyama Museum and Oyama Shrine. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Tateyamashizenhogo Center, admire the engineering at Kurobe Dam, get great views at Shin Tembo Hiroba Rainbow Terrace, and take in panoramic vistas at Kurobe Dam Rest House.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tateyama-machi trip maker app.

You can drive from Toyama to Tateyama-machi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Toyama in December, Tateyama-machi is slightly colder at night with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Tateyama-machi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:

Tokyo, Japan

— 5 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Head to Ginza and Asakusafor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edo-Tokyo Museum and Odaiba District. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Fuji). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, wander the streets of Akihabara, make a trip to Tokyo Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Tateyama-machi to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tateyama-machi in December, with highs in Tokyo at 14°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 22:

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.

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.