38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 4 nights
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Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
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Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get outdoors at Elephant Rescue Park and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. Visit Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham for their historical value. When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Thai Elephant Home in Mae Taeng, approximately Mae Taeng away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai holiday builder.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chiang Mai is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thai Elephant Home, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

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.
Head to Rajawongse Clothier and Chatuchak Weekend Marketfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Wat Phra Khao Temple (in Bang Ban) and Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Sri Sanphet & Wat Maha That). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, explore the wide array of goods at Terminal 21, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Bangkok.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok visit planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Khao Temple
Highlights from your plan
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bottle Beach and Ban Tai Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mae Haad Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. July in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

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 National Museum of Singapore. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at MacRitchie Nature Trail and Mega Adventure. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery Singapore, snap pictures at The Helix Bridge, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and hunt for treasures at Maxwell Food Centre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Singapore vacation planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Mega Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Battlebox ©
Battlebox
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
East Coast Park ©
East Coast Park

4
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Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
For shopping fun, head to Nyaman Gallery or Reservoart. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Tirta Empul Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai) and Pandawa Beach (in Kuta). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Sanur, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Denpasar online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Denpasar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Singapore in July, you will find days in Denpasar are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Seminyak, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Scuba & Snorkeling, Tirta Empul Temple, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Pandawa Beach ©
Pandawa Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Nusa Penida, Indonesia

The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelingking Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nusa Penida trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Denpasar to Nusa Penida by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple and Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple). Step off the beaten path and head to Senso-ji Temple and Ghibli Museum Mitaka. Venture out of the city with trips to Narita (Three-storied Pagoda & Seitoku Taishido) and Kamakura (Ankokuronji Temple, Jojuin Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Asakusa, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Central Railway Station, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Nusa Penida to Tokyo in 15 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nusa Penida to Tokyo. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Kamakura, Narita, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Highlights from your plan
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Asakusa ©
Asakusa

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nara Park and Tofuku-ji Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Todai-ji Temple. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Uji (Hozo-in Temple, Mimurotoji Temple, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Pontocho District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, and make a trip to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto day trip app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Kyoto are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Uji, Nara
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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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 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach and then shop like a local with Busan Gamcheon Culture Village.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Busan travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Busan by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Kyoto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Busan, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Busan Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Busan Gamcheon Culture Village
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach

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Jeju, South Korea

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 3rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, and finally go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Halla Mountain.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju route maker site.

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Halla Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

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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 and learn at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Trickeye Museum Seoul. Get some historical perspective at Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, don't miss a visit to Deoksugung, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seoul trip planner.

You can fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. August in Seoul sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul

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