37 days in Asia Itinerary

37 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Boracay, Philippines
— 4 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Leeum Samsung Museum of Art and National Folk Museum of Korea will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: visit Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Seoul driving holiday planner.

Paris, France to Seoul is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in November, plan for little chillier nights in Seoul, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

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Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, get outside with Haeundae Beach, and then get outside with Gwangalli Beach.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Busan trip builder app.

Getting from Seoul to Busan by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in December; daily highs in Busan reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Busan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Visit Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Arashiyama and Ryoanji Temple. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Gion, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, explore the world behind art at Kyoto National Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Kyoto takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Busan in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 4°C in Kyoto. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

5
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Edo-Tokyo Museum and National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Odaiba District and National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and view the masterpieces at Art Jeunesse Akihabara.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Tokyo

Highlights from your plan
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

4
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Boracay, Philippines

Boracay ©
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Relax by the water at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Bugtongbato Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balinghai Beach, stroll through Tambisaan Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boracay holiday app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Tokyo to Boracay in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Philippine Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Tokyo in December, with highs in Boracay at 32°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Balinghai Beach ©
Balinghai Beach

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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tirta Empul Temple and Saraswati Temple. Explore Ubud's surroundings by going to Jimbaran Bay (in Jimbaran), Seminyak (Reservoart, Spas, &more) and Pantai Sanur (in Sanur). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ubud road trip site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Ubud takes 10.5 hours. When traveling from Boracay in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ubud: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Let the collections at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and National Museum of Singapore capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Chinatown and Asian Civilisations Museum. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery Singapore, see the interesting displays at Chinatown Heritage Centre, and enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer.

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

You can fly from Ubud to Singapore in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

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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 26th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: visit Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5 and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City holiday planning site.

You can fly from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jim Thompson House and Pridi Banomyong Memorial. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration)) and Woodland Muangmai (in Nakhon Chai Si). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at The National Museum Bangkok, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©

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.
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and then appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Yangon (Rangoon) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Myanmar Time (MMT) is minus 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Hoa Lo Prison. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take in the exciting artwork at Empty Wall Gallery, and learn about all things military at Vietnam Military History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip site.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Hanoi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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