39 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

39 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Manila, Philippines
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 10 nights
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Manila, Philippines
— 1 night
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Coron, Philippines
— 5 nights
Fly to Panglao Island, Bus to Tagbilaran City
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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
— 4 nights
Bus to Panglao Island, Fly to Manila
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Manila, Philippines
— 9 nights
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Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

Alicante to Madrid is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Alicante in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly to Manila.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Manila, Philippines — 2 nights

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Manila trip builder website.

Getting from Madrid to Manila by flight takes about 20.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Philippine Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Madrid in September, expect Manila to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Singapore.
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Spas
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Singapore, Singapore — 3 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Singapore Flyer, take a stroll through Chinatown, admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Singapore visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Manila to Singapore takes 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for Patong.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Patong, Thailand — 10 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong), Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Phuket Elephant Park (in Pa Khlok). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and visit Sam Collection.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Patong online travel route planner.

Getting from Singapore to Patong by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Singapore to Patong, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly to Manila.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 25:

Manila, Philippines — 1 night

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Manila visit planner.

Getting from Patong to Manila by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Patong to Manila is 1 hour. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Coron.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife
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Coron, Philippines — 5 nights

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Coron is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Twin Lagoon, stroll through Kalitang Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at Banul Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coron journey maker website.

Getting from Manila to Coron by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Tagbilaran City.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Tagbilaran City, Philippines — 4 nights

Tagbilaran, officially the City of Tagbilaran and sometimes referred to as Tagbilaran City, is a city in the Visayas group of islands in the Philippines. Go for a jaunt from Tagbilaran City to Tawala to see Philippine Tarsier Recreation Inc. about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Chocolate Hills Natural Monument, enjoy the sand and surf at Dumaluan Beach, head off the coast to Isola di Francesco, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tagbilaran City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coron to Tagbilaran City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Tagbilaran City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manila.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 6:

Manila, Philippines — 9 nights

See even more of Manila: buy something for everyone on your list at Glorietta and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manila Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manila travel route builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Tagbilaran City to Manila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. You will leave for home on the 15th (Sat).
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Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 15:

Phuket travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.
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Palawan Province travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Philippines’ Last Frontier
One of the most coveted tourist destinations in the Philippines for eco-tourists and those wishing to get away from city life, Palawan Province offers a variety of virgin beaches and lush rainforest vegetation sheltering untouched wildlife. Pristine beaches with turquoise waters and lagoons offer great opportunities for swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling, while a number of spectacular karst formations fringed with tropical vegetation hide many limestone caves. A tour of Palawan Province usually includes a visit to the famous UNESCO-protected underground river and a reef marine park, or trekking to a lake atop a volcano crater. The island also includes a wildlife sanctuary with indigenous and exotic beasts, as well as a crocodile farm amid the mangroves. A number of natural science museums and Baroque Catholic churches add a cultural dimension to any Palawan Province holiday.
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Bohol Province travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Nature & Parks
Covering a tropical island with gentle coves and white sand beaches, Bohol Province has a great reputation among snorkelers and divers. Things to do in Bohol Province include dolphin- and whale-watching, island-hopping, visiting some of the spectacular caves and waterfalls, and of course snorkeling and diving. Stand-up paddleboarding, river kayaking, and boat tours serve as less strenuous ways to admire the marine nature surrounding the islands. Further inland, ziplines, rope cycling, and jungle adventure tours make popular additions to any Bohol Province holiday, while old Roman Catholic churches hide behind palm trees and local markets offer traditional handicrafts.
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