23 days in Asia Itinerary

23 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
2
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
3
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
4
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wat Maha That and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Museum-lovers will get to explore Madame Tussauds Bangkok and Jim Thompson House. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon & Wat Chaiwatthanaram). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip planning tool.

Bridgetown, Barbados to Bangkok is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Bridgetown to Bangkok, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bridgetown, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battlebox and Peranakan Museum. Escape the urban bustle at MacRitchie Nature Trail and Jurong Bird Park. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kranji War Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, view the masterpieces at Ode To Art, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore day trip planning tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Singapore by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Singapore sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
Battlebox ©
Battlebox
Jurong Bird Park ©
Jurong Bird Park

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Saigon Boat Company. Get outdoors at Countryside Adventures and Ho Chi Minh trail. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Speed Boats Tours
Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures

4
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Mutianyu Great Wall has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lama Temple (Yonghegong) and Yunfengshan Scenic Area. Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: catch a live event at Niaochao National Stadium, look for all kinds of wild species at Baihua Mountain Scenic Area, and stop by Back Lakes (Hou Hai).

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Beijing road trip app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing. In July, daytime highs in Beijing are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Beijing

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tokyo National Museum and Enoshima Island. Take a break from the city and head to Shirosaki Beach and Hojo Beach. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Amatsu Shinmeigu Shrine (in Kamogawa) and Moroiso Shores (in Miura). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Samurai Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ueno Zoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tokyo travel planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Tokyo in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamogawa, Enoshima Island, Moroiso Shores, Hojo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hojo Beach ©
Hojo Beach
Samurai Museum ©
Samurai Museum
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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