Mexico, Guatemala & Belize

11 Days Mexico, Guatemala & Belize itinerary

Overview

Day 1: Cancun Airport > Playa del Carmen
Day 2: Cozumel
Day 3: Playa del Carmen > Chetumal
Day 4: Chetumal > Flores
Day 5: Tikal
Day 6: Flores > Caye Caulker
Day 7-8: Caye Caulker
Day 9: Caye Caulker > Tulum
Day 10: Tulum
Day 11: Tulum > Cancun Airport


Detailed Mexico, Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

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Day 1: Cancun Airport > Playa del Carmen

Distance: Drive (56km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Relax and enjoy Mexican food at touristy Playa del Carmen.
Stay: Hostal MX 5th Avenue

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Day 2: Cozumel

Distance: Around Playa del Carmen
Highlights: Full day discovering Playa del Carmen surroundings (Dive in Cozumel, Cenotes, Beaches, etc.).
Stay: Hostal MX 5th Avenue

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Day 3: Playa del Carmen > Chetumal

Distance: Drive (320km – 4h:00m)
Highlights: Make sure to stop and spend some time at Laguna Bacalar on your way to Chetumal.
Stay: Hostelito Chetumal

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Day 4: Chetumal > Flores

Distance: Bus (350km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Reach Guatemala through Belize and spend the afternoon in Flores island.
Stay: Hotel Villa del Lago

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Day 5: Tikal

Distance: Bus (128km – 2h:30m)
Highlights: Full day discovering Tikal National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Stay: Hotel Villa del Lago

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Day 6: Flores > Caye Caulker

Distance: Bus (220km – 3h:30m) + Fast Ferry (35km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Indulge yourself with grilled Lobster for dinner at Reina’s.
Stay: Hummingbirds Cabins

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Day 7-8: Caye Caulker

Distance: Excursion around Caye Caulker
Highlights: Experience the island’s wonders an fun (Blue Hole, The Split, Shark Ray Alley, etc.).
Stay: Hummingbirds Cabins

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Day 9: Caye Caulker > Tulum

Distance: Fast Ferry (118km – 3h:00m) + Drive (249km – 3h:00m)
Highlights: Enjoy Tulum nightlife
Stay: Casa de Piedra Tulum

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Day 10: Tulum

Distance: Around Tulum
Highlights: Visit the Maya archaeological site, cenotes and beaches around.
Stay: Casa de Piedra Tulum

Day 11: Tulum > Cancun Airport

Distance: Drive (118km – 1h:35m)

 

 

Indonesia

3 weeks Indonesia itinerary (Lombok-Bali-Java)

Overview

Day 1-2: Denpasar > Padang Bai > Bangsal > Mount Rinjani National Park
Day 3: Mount Rinjani National Park
Day 4: Mount Rinjani National Park > Mawun Beach
Day 5-6: South Lombok beaches
Day 7: Sekotong and The Other Gilis
Day 8: Sekotong > Senggigi > Bangsal > Padang Bai > Munduk
Day 9-10: Munduk
Day 11: Munduk > Pemuteran
Day 12-13: West Bali National Park
Day 14: West Bali National Park >Banyuwangi > Surabaya
Day 15:Surabaya > Semarang > Jepara
Day 16-19: Karimunjawa
Day 20: Karimunjawa > Jepara >Semarang > Jakarta
Day 21: Jakarta


Detailed Indonesia Itinerary

Day 1-2: Denpasar > Padang Bai > Bangsal > Mount Rinjani National Park

Distance: Taxi (56km – 1h:15m) + Fast Ferry (70km – 2h:00m) + Drive (58km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Explore Padang Bai before early morning Ferry departure. Selfdrive Rental Car at Bangsal Harbour with https://www.carrentallombok.com/.
Stay: OK Divers Resort & Spa

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Day 3: Mount Rinjani National Park

Distance: Hike around the National Park
Highlights: Mount Rinjani, Waterfalls and enjoy Sunrise/Sunset.
Stay: Rinjani Lodge

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Day 4: Mount Rinjani National Park > Mawun Beach

Distance: Drive (140km – 3h:45m)
Highlights: Cross the National Park through rural villages until reach South Lombok.
Stay: Mawun Raya

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Day 5-6: South Lombok beaches

Distance: Drive (55km – 1h:45m)
Highlights: Explore the best beaches in South Lombok; Pantai Mawun, Pantai Tanjung Aan, Selong Belanak Beach, etc.
Stay: Mawun Raya

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Day 7: Sekotong and The Other Gilis

Distance: Drive from Mawun (51km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Full day discovering the lesser known Gili islands around Sekotong region.
Stay: The Suites

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Day 8: Sekotong > Senggigi > Bangsal > Padang Bai > Munduk

Distance: Drive (69km – 1h:45m) + Fast Ferry (70km – 2h:00m) + Taxi (100km – 2h:45m)
Highlights: Day on the road from Lombok to Munduk (Bali).
Stay: Villa Sande

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Day 9-10: Munduk

Distance: Rent a Motorbike
Highlights: Enjoy rice fields, waterfalls and coffee plantations away from the crowds in Ubud and south Bali.
Stay: Villa Sande

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Day 11: Munduk > Pemuteran

Distance: Taxi (53km – 1h:15m)
Highlights: Stop in Pemuteran on your way to the West Bali National Park. Snorkel at Biorock Project, beach walks around the small fishing village, local food at Warung D’BUCU.
Stay: Taman Sari

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Day 12-13: West Bali National Park

Distance: Taxi (18km – 0h:25m) + Boat (3km – 0h:20m)
Highlights: Relax in paradise; pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and an amazing wall diving.
Stay: NusaBay Menjangan

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Day 14: West Bali National Park >Banyuwangi > Surabaya

Distance: Boat (3Km – 0h:20m) + Taxi (16km – 0h:25m) + Ferry (3km – 0h:45m) + Train (315km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Long day travelling from Bali to Surabaya (Java).
Stay: JW Marriott Surabaya

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Day 15:Surabaya > Semarang > Jepara

Distance: Train (310km – 3h:20m) + Taxi (77km – 1h:40m)
Highlights: Walk around Surabaya before the next train to Semarang departs. Highlights; Chinatown Fish market, Arab Quarter, House of Sampoerna, etc.
Stay: Jepara Marina Beach

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Day 16-19: Karimunjawa

Distance: From Jepara Fast Ferry (200km – 2h:00m)
Highlights: Relax in Karimunjawa Archipelago, a delight between Java and Borneo.
Stay: The Happinezz Hills

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Day 20: Karimunjawa > Jepara >Semarang > Jakarta

Distance: Fast Ferry (200km – 2h:00m) + Taxi (77km – 1h:40m) + Train (420km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Walk around Semarang before the next train to Jakarta.
Stay: Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

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Day 21: Jakarta

Distance: Walking and Uber
Highlights: Wander the streets of Jakarta.

Oman

10 days Oman itinerary 

Overview

Day 1: Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve
Day 2-3: Bandar Al Khairan
Day 4: Bandar Al Khairan > Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve
Day 5: Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve > Sharqiya Sands
Day 6: Sharqiya Sands > Jebel Shams
Day 7: Jebel Shams > Muscat
Day 8-10: Muscat and around

 


Detailed Oman Itinerary

_DSC0196Day 1: Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve

Distance: Boat (18km – 0h:45m)
Highlights: Full day diving around the beautiful Daymaniyat Islands.
Stay: Muscat Hills

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Day 2-3: Bandar Al Khairan

Distance: Drive (35km – 0h:30m)
Highlights: Dive, snorkel and relax around Bandar Al Khairan scenic area.
Stay: Muscat Hills

_DSC0329Day 4: Bandar Al Khairan > Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve

Distance: Drive (245km – 3h:00m)
Highlights: Stop at Bimmah Sinkhole and Wadi Shab on your way to the Turtle Reserve. Visit the reserve at dawn and sunrise.
Stay: Ras Al Jinz

_DSC0380Day 5: Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve > Sharqiya Sands

Distance: Drive (180km – 2h:40m)
Highlights: Visit the city of Sur and Wadi Bani before reach the Dunes. Make sure to arrive 1 or 2 hours before sunset.
Stay: Sama Al Wasil Desert Camp

_DSC0423Day 6: Sharqiya Sands > Jebel Shams

Distance: Drive (328km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Detour to visit Nizwa and Bahla Forts. Spend the afternoon around Jebel Shams.
Stay: The View

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Day 7: Jebel Shams > Muscat

Distance: Drive (200km – 4h:30m)
Highlights: Enjoy an Epic Off Road drive crossing the Al Hajar Mountains.
Stay: Hilton Garden Inn Muscat

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Day 8-10: Muscat and around

Distance: –
Highlights: Relax in the capital of the Sultanate (Mutrah Corniche, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Al Bustan Beach, Qurum Beach, etc).
Stay: Hilton Garden Inn Muscat

Ukraine and Moldova

9 days Ukraine and Moldova itinerary 

Overview

Day 1-2: Kiev
Day 3: Chernobyl
Day 4: Kiev > Chisinau
Day 5: Chisinau
Day 6: Chisinau > Odessa
Day 7-9: Odessa

 

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Detailed Ukraine and Moldova Itinerary

-DSC0006Day 1-2: Kiev

Distance: Walking distance
Highlights: Two days discovering the highlights of the Ukrainian Capital.
Stay: Airbnb

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Day 3: Chernobyl

Distance: Drive (270km – 4h:00m)
Highlights: Day trip to Chernobyl Nuclear Plant and around (Chernobyl Town, Pripyat, Reactor no.4, etc.)
Stay: Airbnb

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Distance: Drive (470km – 6h:30m)
Highlights: Full day travelling through the Ukrainian and Moldovan countryside (crossing Transnistria).
Stay: Airbnb

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Distance: Drive (110km – 2h:00m)
Highlights: Explore the Moldovan Capital and take a half day trip to Old Orhei archaeological complex.
Stay: Airbnb

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Distance: Drive (195km – 3h:10m)
Highlights: Detour to visit Milestii Mici Winery, the largest wine cellar in the world.
Stay: Airbnb

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Day 7-9: Odessa

Distance: –
Highlights: Enjoy “the pearl of the Black Sea” and make the most of your time visiting Dniester Estuary or the Danube Delta on a day trip.
Stay: Airbnb

 

South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland

Two weeks South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland itinerary 

Overview

Day 1: Johannesburg Airport > Blyde River Canyon > Phalaworba
Day 2: Kruger National Park
Day 3: Kruger National Park
Day 4: Kruger National Park > Ezulwini
Day 5: Ezulwini > Johannesburg
Day 6: Johannesburg > Cape Town
Day 7: Western Cape
Day 8: Western Cape
Day 9: Western Cape
Day 10: Western Cape
Day 11: Western Cape
Day 12: Cape Town > Prince Albert
Day 13: Prince Albert > Lesotho
Day 14: Lesotho > Clarens
Day 15: Clarens > Johannesburg Airport


Detailed South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland Itinerary

DSC-1085Day 1: Johannesburg Airport > Blyde River Canyon > Phalaworba

Distance: Drive (530km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Drive the beginning (or end) of the Panorama Route and enjoy the best views on the whole route at the Three Rondavels View Point.
Stay: Impala Chalets

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Day 2: Kruger National Park

Distance: Drive (125km – 2h:40m)
Highlights: Game Drive from Phalaworba gate to Satara Restcamp and around.
Stay: Satara Restcamp

DSC-0909Day 3: Kruger National Park

Distance: Drive (160km – 3h:30m)
Highlights: Game Drive from Satara Restcamp to Malelane Satellite Camp and around.
Stay: Malelane Satellite Camp

DSC-1127Day 4: Kruger National Park > Ezulwini

Distance: Drive (280km – 5h:30m)
Highlights: Morning Game Drive from Malelane to Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp and cross Swaziland through the spectacular MR1 road.
Stay: Damicha Lodge

DSC-1160Day 5: Ezulwini > Johannesburg

Distance: Drive (390km – 4h:40m)
Highlights: Visit Malolotja Nature Reserve before leaving Swaziland. Dinner at Melville neighborhood in Johannesburg.
Stay: Thulani Lodge

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Day 6: Johannesburg > Cape Town

Distance: Flight (1262km – 1h:35m)
Highlights: Visit the township of Soweto before the flight to Cape town.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1197Day 7: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (140km – 2h:45m)
Highlights: Muizenberg Beach, Boulders Penguin Colony and Cape of Good Hope.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1205Day 8: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (260km – 3h:45m)
Highlights: Whale watching or Shark cage diving at Hermanus/Gansbaai and visit Betty’s Bay in the way back to Cape Town.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1252Day 9: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (15km – 0h:40m)
Highlights: Bo-Kaap neighborhood and Camps Bay.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1238Day 10: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (18km – 0h:55m)
Highlights: Table Mountain National Park, Lion’s head and The Waterfront.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

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Distance: Drive (70km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Chapman’s Peak Drive and Hout Bay.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1201Day 12: Cape Town > Prince Albert

Distance: Drive (393km – 4h:30m)
Highlights: Relax in the Great Karoo.
Stay: Karoo Lodge B&B

DSC-1268Day 13: Prince Albert > Lesotho

Distance: Drive (765km – 8h:50m)
Highlights: Enjoy the drive to Lesotho and relax at Malealea Lodge.
Stay: Malealea Lodge

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Distance: Drive (486km – 9h:40m)
Highlights: Full day crossing Lesotho through the Drakensberg.
Stay: Clarens Eddies

DSC-1298Day 15: Clarens > Johannesburg Airport

Distance: Drive (309km – 3h:15m)
Highlights: Drive to Johannesburg to catch the flight back home.

Israel – Jordan

10 day Israel and Jordan itinerary 

Overview

Day 1: Tel Aviv Airport > Beit Guvrin > Jerusalem
Day 2: Jerusalem > Dead Sea
Day 3: Dead Sea > Wadi Araba Border > Aqaba
Day 4: Aqaba (Red Sea)
Day 5: Aqaba > Wadi Rum
Day 6: Wadi Rum > Petra
Day 7: Petra > Wadi Araba Border > Tel Aviv
Day 8: Tel Aviv
Day 9: Tel Aviv > Caesarea > Tel Aviv
Day 10: Tel Aviv


Detailed Israel – Jordan Itinerary

DSC-0193.jpgDay 1: Tel Aviv Airport > Beit Guvrin > Jerusalem

Distance: Drive (122km – 1h:40m)
Highlights: Detour to Beit Guvrin National Park in your way from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before spend the day visiting Jerusalem (Old City, Mount of Olives, Downtown, etc).
Stay: Yafo 35 Apartment

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Day 2: Jerusalem > Dead Sea

Distance: Drive (152km – 2h:20m)
Highlights: Drive the Dead Sea from north to south (Neve Midbar Beach, Ein Guedi Reserve, Ein Bokek, etc).
Stay: Shkedi’s Camplodge

DSC-0306Day 3: Dead Sea > Wadi Araba Border > Aqaba

Distance: Drive (180km – 2h:10m)
Highlights: Enjoy the drive to the Red Sea and spend the afternoon snorkeling in the Jordan coast.
Stay: Aqaba Adventure Divers

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Distance: Short distance from accommodation.
Highlights: Relax and Dive in the Red Sea (Japanese Garden).
Stay: Aqaba Adventure Divers

DSC-0473.jpgDay 5: Aqaba > Wadi Rum

Distance: Drive (78km – 1h:25m)
Highlights: Full day discovering Wadi Rum by 4×4.
Stay: Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp

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Day 6: Wadi Rum > Petra

Distance: Drive (105km – 1h:45m) + Hike (25km – 4h:00m)
Highlights: Walk around the ancient city of Petra (including Petra by night).
Stay: Seven Wonders Hotel

DSC-0619Day 7: Petra > Wadi Araba Border > Tel Aviv

Distance: Drive (470km – 5h:45m)
Highlights: Make sure to drive through the Makhtesh Ramon in the Negev desert.
Stay: Airbnb in Florentin

dsc-0719-1.jpgDay 8: Tel Aviv

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Discover the vibrant city of Tel Aviv (Carmel Market, Gordon Beach, Florentin, etc).
Stay: Airbnb in Florentin

DSC-0766.jpgDay 9: Tel Aviv > Caesarea > Tel Aviv

Distance: Drive (120km – 1h:40m)
Highlights: Spend the day in the Beach and enjoy the Caesarea National Park.
Stay: Airbnb in Florentin

DSC-0762.jpgDay 10: Tel Aviv

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Last day before departure. Walk around Jaffa old city and the Port.

 

 

 

 

 

Trans-Mongolian

18 days from Moscow to Shanghai

Overview

Day 1-2: Moscow
Day 3: Moscow > Irkutsk
Day 4: Irkutsk
Day 5: Baikal Lake
Day 6: Irkutsk > Ulaanbaatar
Day 7: Ulaanbaatar
Day 8: Gorkhi Terelj National Park
Day 9: Hustai National Park
Day 10: Ulaanbaatar > Beijing
Day 11: Beijing
Day 12: Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 13: Beijing
Day 14: Beijing > Shanghai
Day 15: Zhujiajiao
Day 16-18: Shanghai

Low Cost Flight Moscow – Irkutsk: Pobeda Airlines
Online Train Tickets: Russian Train Tickets


Detailed Trans-Mongolian Itinerary

DSC-0195.jpgDay 1 – 2: Moscow

Distance: Walking distance
Highlights: 2 full days to visit Moscow’s highlights (The Kremlin, Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, Old Arbat street, etc)
Stay: GoodMood Hostel

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Day 3: Moscow > Irkutsk

Distance: Flight to Irkutsk (4.220km – 5h:45m)
Highlights: Last day in Moscow discovering the Moscow International Business Center and around.
Stay: Overnight Flight

DSC-0262.jpgDay 4: Irkutsk

Distance: Walking distance
Highlights: Enjoy walking around Irkutsk, the facto capital of Eastern Siberia.
Stay:Montana Hostel

DSC-0341 (1).jpgDay 5: Baikal Lake

Distance: Bus Irkutsk – Listvyanka – Irkutsk (140km – 2h:00m)
Highlights: Hike a small section of the Great Baikal Trail and spend the rest of the day around the lake.
Stay: Montana Hostel

DSC-0388.jpgDay 6: Irkutsk > Ulaanbaatar

Distance: Train (520km – 22h:40m)
Highlights: Enjoy life on board while passing through the Siberian landscapes.
Stay: Overnight Train

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Day 7: Ulaanbaatar

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Full day to visit Ulaanbaatar’s highlights (Sükhbaatar Square, Naran Tuul Market, Gandan Khiid, Zaisan Memorial, etc)
Stay: Wonder Mongolia Guest House

DSC-0501.jpgDay 8: Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Distance: Car with driver (155km – 3h:15m)
Highlights: Visit Chinggis Khaan statue complex and hike to the Aryapala Meditation Temple.
Stay: Wonder Mongolia Guest House

DSC-0614.jpgDay 9: Hustai National Park

Distance: Car with driver (205km – 3h:15m)
Highlights: Spend the day at Hustai in search of the Przewalski wild horses.
Stay: Wonder Mongolia Guest House

DSC-0658.jpgDay 10: Ulaanbaatar > Beijing

Distance: Train (1.170km – 32h:00m)
Highlights: Enjoy life on board while crossing The Gobi Desert.
Stay: Overnight Train

DSC-0650.jpgDay 11: Beijing

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Arrive to Beijing at midday and spend the afternoon walking through the hutongs around Gulou street.
Stay: Sofu Hotel

DSC-0702.jpgDay 12: Mutianyu Great Wall

Distance: Car with driver (155km – 3h:00m)
Highlights: Wake up early in the morning to visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Make sure to be there around 7:00 a.m to have on of the new seven wonders of the world all for yourself.
Stay: Sofu Hotel

DSC-0021.jpgDay 13: Beijing

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Discover Beijing main attractions (Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, etc).
Stay: Sofu Hotel

DSC-0048.jpgDay 14: Beijing > Shanghai

Distance: High Speed Train (1.318km – 5h:30m)
Highlights: Last day in Beijing discovering the local cuisine. Take the high speed train to Shanghai in the afternoon.
Stay: Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund

DSC-0112.jpgDay 15: Zhujiajiao 

Distance: Metro (100km – 3h:00m)
Highlights: Enjoy a day trip to the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao dubbed the “Venice of the East”.
Stay: Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund

DSC-0136.jpgDay 16-18: Shanghai

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: 2 full days to visit Shanghai’s highlights (The Bund, Pudong Financial District, French Concession, etc)
Stay: Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund

Borneo

11 days trip around Sabah, Borneo

Overview

Day 1: Singapore > Kota Kinabalu
Day 2 – 4: Manukan Island (Open Water Diver)
Day 5: Sepilok
Day 6: Kinabatangan
Day 7: Kinabatangan > Tip of Borneo
Day 8: Tip of Borneo
Day 9: Tip of Borneo > Kota Belud
Day 10: Kota Belud > Kota Kinabalu
Day 11: Kota Kinabalu > Istanbul

Open Water Diver: Manukan Island Stay & PADI Open Water Course
Rental Car: BKE BORNEO KINABALU ELEGANT TOURS & RENT A CAR SDN BHD


Detailed Itinerary around Sabah (Borneo)

DSC-0214.jpgDay 1: Singapore > Kota Kinabalu

Distance: Walking distance + Flight (1.455km – 2h:20m)
Highlights: Visit Singapore’s highlights (Jalan Besar, Gardens by de Bay, Marina Bay Sands, Merlion Patk, Chinatown, Little India, etc)
Stay: Adventure Lodge

DSC-0240.jpgDay 2 – 4: Manukan Island (Open Water Diver)

Distance: Walking distance + Ferry
Highlights: Spend 3 days completing a Padi Open Water Course and relaxing around the beautiful Tunku Abdul Rahman National Marine Park.
Stay:Manukan Island Resort

DSC-0251.jpgDay 5: Sepilok

Distance: Drive (312km – 5h:30m)
Highlights: Enjoy the scenic drive to Sepilok passing through Majestic Mount Kinabalu. Meet the Orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
Stay:Sepilok Forest Edge Resort

DSC-0320.jpgDay 6: Kinabatangan

Distance: Drive (110km – 1h:45m)
Highlights: Cruise along the Kinabatangan River for exciting wildlife encounters.
Stay: Sukau Rainforest Lodge

DSC-0069.jpgDay 7: Kinabatangan > Tip of Borneo

Distance: Drive (410km – 6h:50m)
Highlights: Go in search for wild Bornean Pygmy Elephants around the Kinabatangan River and visit the Gomantong Caves.
Stay:Hibiscus Villa Borneo

IMG-8218.JPGDay 8: Tip of Borneo

Distance: Walking Distance
Highlights: Full day chilling in and around Hibiscus Villa (including snorkeling at the private beach).
Stay: Hibiscus Villa Borneo

DSC-0115.jpgDay 9: Tip of Borneo > Kota Belud

Distance: Drive (132km – 2h:15m) + Ferry (2km – 0h:20m)
Highlights: Overnight at Big Fin Divers Resort for spectacular views from your room. Dive around their dive sites for the chance to spot Sharks and Rays.
Stay:Big Fin Divers Resort

IMG-8241.JPGDay 10: Kota Belud > Kota Kinabalu

Distance: Drive (66km – 1h:15m)
Highlights: Explore the city of KK (Filipino and Sunday Markets, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, etc)
Stay:Imago KK Times Square

DSC-0163.jpgDay 11: Kota Kinabalu > Istanbul

Distance: Flight to Singapore (1.455km – 2h:20m) + Flight (8.642km – 11h:15m)
Highlights: Long stopover at Istanbul (Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Galata bridge, Grand Bazaar, etc)
Stay: Night in the flight back