45 days in Asia Itinerary

45 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
4
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
5
Taipei, Taiwan
— 1 night
6
Manila, Philippines
— 1 night
7
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
8
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
9
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
10
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
11
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
13
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
14
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 1 night
15
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
16
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
17
Beijing, China
— 6 nights

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Odaiba District and National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. Get a sense of the local culture at Tokyo National Museum and Akihabara. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tokyo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Calgary, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Tokyo is 16 hours. In April, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Calgary - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Popular historic sites such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kinkaku-ji are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Arashiyama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

2
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally walk around Yongdusan Park. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bokcheon Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, and then kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Busan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Busan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

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

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong. Changdeokgung Palace and Deoksugung are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to DMZ Haemaru Village in Paju (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seoul visit app.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Seoul sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

DMZ Haemaru Village
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village

1
night
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): wander the streets of Ximending and then examine the collection at National Palace Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei trip planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Taipei in 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in April, with highs in Taipei at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Ximending
Ximending

1
night
Manila, Philippines

Manila ©
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 15th (Thu): walk around Rizal Park, thenadmire all the interesting features of Fort Santiago, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manila road trip planner.

You can fly from Taipei to Manila in 7 hours. Traveling from Taipei in April, things will get a bit warmer in Manila: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

3
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Escape the urban bustle at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Karang Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Pantai Sanur and Jimbaran Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Threads of Life (in Ubud). It doesn't end there: make a splash at Waterbom Bali.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Denpasar trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Manila to Denpasar by flight takes about 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manila in April: highs in Denpasar hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ubud, Tanah Lot Temple, Waterbom Bali, Jimbaran Bay
Highlights from your plan
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur

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.
Attractions like Chinatown and Singapore Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to Tanjong Beach and Southernmost point of Asia. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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

You can fly from Denpasar to Singapore in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, explore the galleries of The Independence Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and finally browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City online route builder.

Fly from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, thensee the interesting displays at National Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

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

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm make great kid-friendly stops. Get a sense of the local culture at Bayon Temple and Terrace of the Elephants. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, and look for gifts at Thai Zen Spa.

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You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Siem Reap sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Bring the kids along to Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

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You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Bangkok, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

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)

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, thenadmire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in April, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Off-Road Tours. Bring the kids along to Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, learn about all things military at Vietnam Military History Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Lantau island and Hong Kong Museum of History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hong Kong travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hanoi to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. In May in Hong Kong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Pool and Mulberry Tree Temple (Tanzhe Si). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dongsi Hutong, steep yourself in history at Bell and Drum Towers, and don't miss a visit to Juyongguan Great Wall.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Beijing tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Beijing takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in May, Beijing is cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) 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
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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