40 days in Asia Itinerary

40 days in Asia Itinerary

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights

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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.
Let the collections at National Museum and Kalasa Art Space capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shwedagon Pagoda and Kyauk Daw Kyi. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, examine the collection at U Thant House, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) road trip planner.

Paris, France to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Myanmar Time (MMT) is 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Highlights from your plan
National Museum ©
National Museum
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda

2
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Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, then don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony, and finally look for gifts at Caruso Lao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, then take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang planning tool.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Luang Prabang in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Luang Prabang, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham ©
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham

4
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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.
The Grand Palace and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine) will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Jomtien Beach and Pattaya Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, stop by Chinatown - Bangkok, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

Make your Bangkok itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Bangkok. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Side Trip

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

4
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm. Museum-lovers will appreciate Angkor National Museum and Cambodia Landmine Museum. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Jayav Art, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Highlights from your plan
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then look for gifts at Lotus Space, then take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum, view the masterpieces at Bong Bong Bong, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh journey builder website.

Getting from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and The Independence Palace. Let the collections at Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy and Flymindz Art Studio capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. October in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Spas

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Literature & National University and TiredCity Hang Bong. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, view the masterpieces at Nguyen Art Gallery in Hanoi, and get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi tour planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

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Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple. Let the collections at Nyaman Gallery and Buddha Gallery capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Kuta Beach - Bali (in Kuta) and Padang Padang Beach (in Pecatu). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of Reservoart, take in the exciting artwork at Positive Negative Visual Gallery, and examine the collection at Bali Trick Art.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip site.

Getting from Hanoi to Denpasar by flight takes about 11 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. October in Denpasar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Denpasar

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Spas

5
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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tirta Empul Temple and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Threads of Life and Neka Art Museum. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk, and Head underground at Elephant Cave.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ubud road trip planning website.

You can drive from Denpasar to Ubud in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ubud are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Ubud

Side Trips

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

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Appreciate the collections at Hong Kong Museum of History and Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence. Relax by the water at Tai Long Wan and Turtle Cove Beach. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), head off the coast to Lantau island, get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong visit planning app.

You can fly from Ubud to Hong Kong in 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ubud in November, with highs in Hong Kong at 30°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence ©
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence

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