37 days in Asia Itinerary

37 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
2
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
3
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
4
Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
6
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
7
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 1 night
8
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
10
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
11
Beijing, China
— 4 nights


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4
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, and take a stroll through Odaiba District.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tokyo road trip planning tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Tokyo. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, things will get a bit warmer in Tokyo: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

4
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Shanghai, China

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Shanghai road trip planning site.

Getting from Tokyo to Shanghai by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Shanghai due to the time zone difference. In May in Shanghai, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

3
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Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Food Tours in Da Nang, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, and view the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hoi An takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Shanghai to Hoi An. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in May; daily highs in Hoi An reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
Hue, Vietnam

Hue ©
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hue road trip planner.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May in Hue, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc, make a trip to Phong Nha Caves, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

3
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Explore Ho Chi Minh City's surroundings by going to Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy (in Thuan An) and Hoi Khanh Pagoda (in Thu Dau Mot). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and examine the collection at Drink Vietnam.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ho Chi Minh City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy, Hoi Khanh Pagoda
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

1
night
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): try out the rides at Happy Farm PQ, thenlook for gifts at Le Souvenir, and then experience rural life at Phu Quoc Mushroom.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Happy Farm PQ, Phu Quoc Mushroom
Highlights from your plan
Happy Farm PQ ©
Happy Farm PQ
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom
Le Souvenir ©
Le Souvenir

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
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, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, pause for some photo ops at Merlion Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Jurong Bird Park, and shop like a local with Orchard Road.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Singapore in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Duong Dong to Singapore is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Chantharakasem National Museum, Wat Maha That, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok day trip planning site.

You can fly from Singapore to Bangkok in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Singapore to Bangkok, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

4
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip builder website.

Fly from Bangkok to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Walking tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Mutianyu Great Wall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, and make a trip to Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Beijing day trip planning app.

You can fly from Hanoi to Beijing in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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