17 days in Asia Itinerary

17 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
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Bagan, Myanmar
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night

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Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and Seoul Arts Center. When in Seoul, make a side trip to see Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, approximately Suwon away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Trickeye Museum Seoul, explore the world behind art at National Folk Museum of Korea, admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, and get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seoul trip planner.

Bordeaux, France to Seoul is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Korean Standard Time is 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bordeaux in December; daily highs in Seoul reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Seoul

Side Trip

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Insadong ©
Insadong

3
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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hong Kong Museum of History and Hong Kong Maritime Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Shek O Beach and Soho. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Po Lin Monastery, trek along Dragon's Back, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze), and take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Seoul to Hong Kong in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul to Hong Kong, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in December, with highs in Hong Kong at 24°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Highlights from your plan
Po Lin Monastery ©
Po Lin Monastery
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Soho ©
Soho

2
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Bagan, Myanmar

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, steep yourself in history at Gubyaukgyi Temple, and then look for gifts at Shwe La Yaung Lacquerware Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Bagan takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Bagan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

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Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples

3
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Get a sense of the local culture at Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm. Explore hidden gems such as Angkor National Museum and War Museum Cambodia. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, look for gifts at Louise Loubatieres, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap attractions planner.

Fly from Bagan to Siem Reap in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Bagan to Siem Reap, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor National Museum ©
Angkor National Museum
Cambodia Landmine Museum ©
Cambodia Landmine Museum

1
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, explore the activities along Mekong River, then view the masterpieces at Lotus Space, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Phnom Penh road trip planning site.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Lotus Space ©
Lotus Space

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