23 days in Asia Itinerary

23 days in Asia Itinerary

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Train to New York JFK, Fly to El Nido
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El Nido, Philippines
— 2 nights
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Taxi to San Vicente, Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 2 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Ngurah Rai
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 1 night
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bagan, Myanmar
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 2 nights
Fly

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El Nido, Philippines

Heaven on Earth

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Las Cabanas Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nacpan Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Small Lagoon and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the El Nido trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to El Nido is an approximately 24-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to El Nido, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Must see
Las Cabanas Beach
4.3
Nacpan Beach ©
Must see
Nacpan Beach
4.5

2
nights
Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and then see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Diniwid Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ilig Iligan Beach.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boracay trip builder app.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In December, daily temperatures in Boracay can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Diniwid Beach ©
Must see
Diniwid Beach
4.1

1
night
Ubud, Indonesia

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and then take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ubud trip maker app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Ubud in 10.5 hours. While traveling from Boracay, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ubud, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Religious Site
Tirta Empul Temple
4.5

2
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the views from The Helix Bridge, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Battlebox, and finally kick back and relax at East Coast Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at MacRitchie Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and then identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Singapore online trip planner.

Fly from Ubud to Singapore in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. In January, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
Wildlife Area
MacRitchie Nature Trail
4.8
Battlebox ©
Military Museum
Battlebox
4.7

1
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Independence Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ho Chi Minh City using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Ho Chi Minh City, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights from your trip
War Remnants Museum ©
History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4
The Independence Palace ©
Government Building
The Independence Palace
3.9

1
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, see the interesting displays at National Museum, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Phnom Penh itinerary tool.

Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Royal Palace ©
Castle
Royal Palace
3.8
Wat Phnom ©
Religious Site
Wat Phnom
3.5

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

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.
On the 7th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap vacation planner.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Highlights from your trip
Ta Prohm ©
Must see
Ta Prohm
4.8
Angkor Wat ©
Must see
Angkor Wat
4.8

1
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Bangkok, Thailand

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Nak Prok, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok trip maker tool.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Bangkok sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Highlights from your trip
The Grand Palace ©
Must see
The Grand Palace
4.1
Wat Pho ©
Religious Site
Wat Pho
4.6

2
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Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
On the 10th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, then identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, and then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Luang Prabang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Luang Prabang is a bit cooler than Bangkok - with highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.1
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Wildlife Area
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
4.5
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Kuang Si Waterfall
4.7

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 12th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai online attractions planner.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Luang Prabang in January: highs in Chiang Mai hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Highlights from your trip
Wat Phra Singh ©
Religious Site
Wat Phra Singh
4.5
©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.6

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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 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, steep yourself in history at Bagan Temples, and then steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwezigon Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Gubyaukgyi Temple, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bagan tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bagan takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chiang Mai to Bagan is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Ananda Temple ©
Must see
Ananda Temple
4.7
Bagan Temples ©
Must see
Bagan Temples
4.9
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Must see
Shwesandaw Pagoda
4.4

2
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Garden City of the East

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sule Pagoda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwedagon Pagoda, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yangon (Rangoon) trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bagan to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Highlights from your trip
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Monument
Shwedagon Pagoda
4.8
Sule Pagoda ©
Religious Site
Sule Pagoda
3.4
Botahtaung Pagoda
Religious Site
Botahtaung Pagoda
4.1

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