38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
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New Taipei, Taiwan
— 4 nights
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Manila, Philippines
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
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George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Hong Kong, China

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to Hong Kong is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Hong Kong is 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in April; daily highs in Hong Kong reach 32°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

New Taipei, Taiwan

— 4 nights
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yangmingshan National Park (in Beitou) and National Palace Museum (in Shilin). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at YehLiu Geopark, take in the spiritual surroundings of Xin Zhuang Ci You Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and browse the different shops at Taipei 101.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Taipei trip maker app.

Fly from Hong Kong to New Taipei in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hong Kong in April since evenings lows in New Taipei dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Manila, Philippines

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fort Santiago, then walk around Rizal Park, then wander the streets of Intramuros, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stroll the grounds of Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, and then discover the deep blue sea with OceanZoneExplorers.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manila online holiday builder.

You can fly from New Taipei to Manila in 6.5 hours. Traveling from New Taipei in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Manila: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Manila to Ho Chi Minh City takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. In April in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 3 nights

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.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, see Off-Road Tours, enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range, and examine the collection at National Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Phnom Penh day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore to go to Sentosa Island and see Sentosa Boardwalk, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Singapore Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at S.E.A. Aquarium, look for all kinds of wild species at Jurong Bird Park, and see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Singapore day trip planner.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 3 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

George Town, Malaysia

— 2 nights
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, cast your line with Soon Coastal Fishing, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Panpuri Organic Spa Penang.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our George Town online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to George Town in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in George Town

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 nights

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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and look for gifts at Tom's Fashion.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from George Town to Bangkok takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from George Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 5 nights
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.
On the 5th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Taiwan travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.

Penang travel guide

3.7
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."