Bangkok to Bali

£2,780, 28 days, across Indonesia, & Thailand Trip code: THBB

  • Adventure 3 out of 5
  • Relaxation 3 out of 5
  • Culture 4 out of 5
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Trip Highlights

  • Spend a night in the wilds of Khao Sok
  • Bliss out on delightful Krabi beaches
  • Feast on eye-watering Penang curries
  • Go wild in the shops of Kuala Lumpur
  • Hit the historic streets of Melaka on a trishaw
  • Try a Singapore Sling in Singapore 

Trip Summary

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Travel from Bangkok to Singapore on a voyage of discovery, soaking up traditional cultures and revelling in the exotic flavours of the region. With golden temples and saffron-robed monks, soft white sand beaches and bright blue skies, tantalising seafood and a host of shopping spots, our journey from Thailand to Indonesia via the Malay Peninsula is sure to delight. Don't miss out on the other great activities available along the way;


  • Explore culture rich Yogyakarta,
  • Discover an organic farm in Seloliman Nature Reserve,
  • Be spoilt by staggering sunrise views atop Mt Bromo,
  • Kick back on the coast of Bali,
  • Uncover a leafy paradise in Ubud 

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What will I be doing?

  • Bangkok to Krabi (Days 1 - 7 )

  • Penang to Melaka (Days 8 - 13)

  • Singapore to Pangandaran (Days 14 - 18)

  • Yogyakarta to Mt Bromo (Days 19 - 23)

  • Ijen to Ubud (Days 24 - 28)

Bangkok to Krabi: Days 1 - 7

Next Leg

Destination info

A great place for adventure travel, Thailand has a population of 65 million and is located in the heart of Southeast Asia and shares borders with Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty complemented by impressive architecture, including strikingly beautiful temples. The country is also well known for its appetising food and the people renowned for their friendly manner.

  • Location: Thailand

Days 1-2 Bangkok
Escape the city heat on a canal tour and check out the giant Buddha at Wat Pho. Board an overnight train to Surat Thani.


Days 3-4 Khao Sok National Park
Travel into the wilds of Khao Sok National Park. Keep eyes peeled for wildlife and sleep in huts amid ancient rainforest trees.


Day 5 Homestay
Absorb rituals of Thai culture and cuisine on a local homestay.


Days 6-7 Krabi
Fall in love with Krabi's unspoilt beaches, spectacular cliffs and enjoy a day trip to Phi Phi Island.

Penang to Melaka: Days 8 - 13

Next Leg

Destination info

The country of Malaysia offers some amazing contrasts. Whilst Kuala Lumpur is a rapidly expanding, modern, and hi-tech city, the world’s oldest rainforests can be found in the countryside. As well as the stunning beauty of the peninsular and Borneo, Malaysia itself also boasts perfect deserted beaches and awe-inspiring mountains, making it an amazing place to travel. 

  • Location: Malaysia

Days 8-9 Penang
Take a rickshaw tour through the streets of Georgetown, visiting Fort Cornwallis and Kek Lok Si temple.


Days 10-11 Kuala Lumpur
Absorb the multicultural mix that is Kuala Lumpur on a half-day city tour. In free time, stroll Dataran Merdeka, shop in Suria KLCC or scale the 272 steps up to the Batu Caves. Be sure to indulge in the myriad tasty food options Kuala Lumpur is famous for.


Days 12-13 Melaka
Get to know the historic port city of Melaka, and admire Chinatown's unique Peranakan architecture from the back of a trishaw.

Singapore to Pangandaran: Days 14 - 18

Next Leg

Destination info

Comprising of over 17,000 islands stretched across the equator over a distance of almost 5000km, Indonesia is the world’s fourth largest archipelagic state with a population of over 234 million people. It's rich and diverse culture, amazing scenery and idyllic beaches, makes it a fantastic all round destination.

  • Location: Singapore and Indonesia

Day 14 Singapore
While in Singapore, perhaps sip a Singapore Sling in the Raffles Hotel or shop on Orchard Road.


Day 15 Jakarta
Get acclimatised to Indonesia on a walk through Kota's old town.


Day 16 Bandung
Climb aboard a train to Bandung, a bustling regional city in the heart of West Java. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the scenic Situ Patenggang Lake.


Days 17-18 Pangandaran
Make tracks to the coast through sprawling tea, coffee and fruit plantations. Marvel at the impressive Green Canyon caves before travelling on to Pangandaran.

Yogyakarta to Mt Bromo: Days 19 - 23

Next Leg

Destination info

Comprising of over 17,000 islands stretched across the equator over a distance of almost 5000km, Indonesia is the world’s fourth largest archipelagic state with a population of over 234 million people. It's rich and diverse culture, amazing scenery and idyllic beaches, makes it a fantastic all round destination.

  • Location: Indonesia

Days 19-21 Yogyakarta

Head inland to Yogyakarta. See the first rays of daylight break over Borobudur Temple and watch them disappear behind Prambanan Temple at sunset.


Day 22 Seloliman Nature Reserve
Get back to nature in Seloliman Reserve on the slopes of Penanggungan volcano. Indulge in an organic feast at the Environmental Education Centre.


Day 23 Mt Bromo
Discover secrets of traditional Javanese medicine on a morning hike. Wake up with a fresh local coffee before making tracks to the Tengger Valley.

Ijen to Ubud: Days 24 - 28

Destination info

Comprising of over 17,000 islands stretched across the equator over a distance of almost 5000km, Indonesia is the world’s fourth largest archipelagic state with a population of over 234 million people. It's rich and diverse culture, amazing scenery and idyllic beaches, makes it a fantastic all round destination.

  • Location: Indonesia

Day 24-25 Kalibaru
Rise before dawn to begin the trek up Mt Bromo. The sight of this steaming volcanic landscape bathed in morning light is almost other-worldly.


Days 26 Tanah Lot
Arrive on the coast of Bali and enjoy sunset on the steps of Tanah Lot temple. This is the perfect place to simply relax with a good book or perhaps strap on a snorkel and search out colourful sea creatures.


Days 27-28 Ubud
Arrive in the quaint, leafy paradise of Ubud. With a vibrant local arts scene, bustling market place, cheeky monkey forest and lush rice paddies dotted among villages, Ubud is the ideal place to wrap up this Indonesian adventure.

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What's included?

  • All accommodation
  • Some meals
  • Services of a trip leader throughout
  • 24 hour support

What's not included?

  • All flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Some meals
  • Drinks
  • Optional excursions
  • Items of a personal nature including spending money
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Internal flight from Singapore to Jakarta

Additional Information & FAQs

Minimum age

Minimum age 18 years. These trips can and do attract a variety of ages and customers will be of different nationalities too. It's all about having a passion for travel which is age-less!



Hotel (21 nts), Guesthouse (4 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt)

Some of the accommodation along the way is very basic, staying in local guesthouses and homestays with limited facilities. Some facilities are shared and some accommodation has cold water only.

The style of accommodation described in the day to day itinerary is a guideline. On rare occasions, alternative arrangements may need to be made due to the lack of availability of rooms in our usual accommodation. A similar standard of accommodation will be used in these instances.

Accommodation on this trip is on a twin/multi share basis. Please note there may be times when you share a room with passengers travelling on different tours than your own.



6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners


While travelling with us you will experience the vast array of wonderful food available in the world. Your group leader will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. On our camping trips we often cook the region's specialties so you don't miss out. To give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat generally not all meals are included in the trip price.

This also gives you more budgeting flexibility. As a rule our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Please check the 'meal inclusions' section of these notes for details of meals included.


Allow USD $550 for meals not included.


Tour Operator

This tour is operated by Intrepid Travel.


What is a Real Gap Experience Tour?

Our Real Gap Experience Tours are guided tours that are run through our (other) favourite travel companies. Typically, most of your travel will be on a bus/coach and you will stop off at a number of different destinations in your chosen country. We won’t be able to offer you a buddy list for these trips as people will book through different companies.


Advice & Safety

Throughout your programmes you will have the support and guidance of the programme co-ordinator and team. You will be provided with competent assistance and help with any questions or advice you may need during your stay.


You will be assigned a personal travel advisor who will co-ordinate your programme with you. Feel free to contact them at any time before you go, or when you are on your travels.


In addition, you will have access to a 24 hour emergency contact number so you can contact one of our UK staff at any time should you need to.



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The highlights were visiting koh sao national park, green canyon and mt bromo.

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Make sure you have dry bags, comfy shoes and pack light!

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