57 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

57 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Chattanooga, United States
Fly:  27 h
1
Manila, Philippines
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
2
El Nido, Philippines
— 5 nights
Ferry:  4 h
3
Coron, Philippines
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
4
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Train + Taxi:  8 h
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  1 h
7
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
8
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
9
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
11
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
12
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
13
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
14
Cape Town, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
15
Mossel Bay, South Africa
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
16
Cape Town, South Africa
— 9 nights
Fly + Drive:  28 h
End: Chattanooga, United States

1
night
Manila, Philippines

Manila
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Manila itinerary builder app.

Chattanooga, USA to Manila is an approximately 27- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Chattanooga to Manila. Traveling from Chattanooga in May, expect nights in Manila to be much warmer, around 80°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Manila

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:

5
nights
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the El Nido trip planning site.

You can fly from Manila to El Nido in 4 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:

3
nights
Coron, Philippines

Coron
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coron online travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Da Nang.

Things to do in Coron

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

1
night
Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Nang online trip builder.

Fly from Coron to Da Nang in 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Coron to Da Nang due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

3
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Hoi An are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:

4
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park itinerary site.

Getting from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hanoi vacation maker tool.

Do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
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Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

3
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Explore hidden gems such as Wat Xiengthong and Wat Sensoukharam. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xieng Mouane, and make a trip to Alms Giving Ceremony.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Luang Prabang attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Alms Giving Ceremony ©
Alms Giving Ceremony

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Classes
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 79°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Patong online travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Patong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In June in Patong, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

4
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batu Caves.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur driving holiday site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Kuala Lumpur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Patong to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 76°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Singapore trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. July in Singapore sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:

1
night
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Cape Town takes 17.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Cape Town is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 64°F and lows about 45°F. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

3
nights
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Mossel Bay
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mossel Bay road trip site.

Fly from Cape Town to Mossel Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cape Town in July since evenings lows in Mossel Bay dip to 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for Cape Town.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

9
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town
For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

You can fly from Mossel Bay to Cape Town in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mossel Bay in July, Cape Town is slightly colder at night with lows of 45°F. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 23:

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