45 days in Asia Itinerary

45 days in Asia Itinerary

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45 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Birmingham, United Kingdom
foot + Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Jaipur, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra, India
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Leh, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
9
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + train:  12​h 30​min
12
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
13
Jeju, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
14
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
15
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
End: Birmingham, United Kingdom

3
nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Step out of the city life by going to Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park and Zippori National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Israel Museum and Western Wall. Get out of town with these interesting Tel Aviv side-trips: The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth) and Jerusalem (Old City of Jerusalem & Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, deepen your understanding at Ben-Gurion House, and take a stroll through Jaffa Old City.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv day trip planning site .

Birmingham, UK to Tel Aviv is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Tel Aviv is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in July: highs in Tel Aviv hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, Zippori National Park, The Church of the Annunciation
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

3
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center and Al Fahidi Fort. Step out of Dubai with an excursion to Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, examine the collection at Sharjah Museums, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mesquita Jumeirah, and make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dubai holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Dubai in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Dubai is 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Dubai to be somewhat warmer, around 39°C, while days are much warmer, around 49°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Sharjah Museums, Bur Dubai Grand Mosque, Al Jahili Fort
Highlights from your plan
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque
Safaris
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort

3
nights
Jaipur, India

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Amber Palace and Jitesh Arts. Get outdoors at Amer Jeep Safari and Elefriend. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Jaipur takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Jaipur to be little chillier, temps between 40°C and 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Amer jeep Safari ©
Amer jeep Safari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): tour in style with a train tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Shah Burj.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra visit planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Agra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Agra sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Saha Burj ©
Saha Burj

3
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Thiksey Monastery and Spituk Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Leh with an excursion to Hemis Monastery in Hemis--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, contemplate the long history of Deskit Monastery, and pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Leh planning app .

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hemis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Basgo gompa ©
Basgo gompa
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa

2
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.
Get some cultural insight at Wat Pho and Wat Mahathat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), identify plant and animal life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and get great views at Wat Saket.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Leh to Bangkok takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Leh to Bangkok is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), experience rural life at The Duck Stop and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Paradise Cave, Head underground at Son Doong Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Bangkok to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

1
night
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Viti's Tuk Tuk Driver.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Siem Reap planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Siem Reap takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Thom ©
Angkor Thom

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Singapore Botanic Gardens and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and The Southern Ridges. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, make a trip to Singapore Flyer, take a stroll through Chinatown, and identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Singapore trip maker app .

You can fly from Siem Reap to Singapore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Time (SGT) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
The Southern Ridges ©
The Southern Ridges

3
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Tanah Lot Temple and Reservoart are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and SeaBali. Explore Seminyak's surroundings by going to Pantai Sanur (in Sanur) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, take a stroll through Jimbaran Bay, and view the masterpieces at Nacivet Art Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Seminyak online tour planner .

Fly from Singapore to Seminyak in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect nights in Seminyak to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jimbaran Bay, Tanah Lot Temple, Uluwatu Temple, Pantai Sanur, Waterbom Bali
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Elephant Safari Park and Taman Ayun Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Kintamani Highland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ubud: Shark Diving (in Amed), Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring) and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple (in Tabanan). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Besakih Temple.

Discover how to plan a Ubud trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seminyak to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Ubud sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taman Ayun Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Shark Diving, Besakih Temple, Elephant Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Shark Diving

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nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Nara (Todaiji Temple Cultural Center & Todai-ji Temple) and Himeji Castle (in Himeji). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take a stroll through Gion, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Ubud to Kyoto in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Ubud in August, you will find days in Kyoto are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Himeji Castle
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Halla Mountain and Manjanggul Cave. Hallim Park and Jeju National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Jeju to go to Seogwipo and see Seongsan Ilchulbong, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail, take in the exciting artwork at The Islander, and walk around Handam Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip planning app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kyoto to Jeju in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seongsan Ilchulbong
Highlights from your plan
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and DMZ Haemaru Village. Step out of the city life by going to Bukhansan National Park and Cheonggyecheon Stream. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Changdeokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, take a stroll through Insadong, and stroll around Namsan Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

DMZ Haemaru Village
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, examine the collection at National Museum Of China, take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Beijing driving holiday app .

Getting from Seoul to Beijing by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Korea Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August in Beijing, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

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

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