54 days in Asia Itinerary

54 days in Asia Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
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Leh, India
— 5 nights
Fly to Delhi, Train to Agra Cantt
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Agra, India
— 3 nights
Train to Gandhinagar Jpr, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 6 nights
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Shanghai, China
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Beijing, China
— 5 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
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Jeju, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 5 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Marina Mall, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Mon) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip builder tool.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Dubai is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is 10 hours. In September, Dubai is warmer than San Jose - with highs of 46°C and lows of 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Leh.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Shopping · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Leh, India

— 5 nights
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Go for a jaunt from Leh to Hemis to see Hemis Monastery about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, steep yourself in history at Basgo gompa, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Stakna Monastery.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Leh online tour planner.

You can fly from Dubai to Leh in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Dubai to Leh, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Agra, India

— 3 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 20th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Anguri Bagh, then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, and then look for gifts at Mughal Carpet.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Agra trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, stop by Tom's Fashion, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bangkok journey planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Bangkok takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and then delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas

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.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, take a stroll through Chinatown, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, and explore the activities along Marina Bay.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Singapore travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Siem Reap to Singapore. In September in Singapore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 6 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang) and Ubud (Threads of Life, Elephant Cave, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, head outdoors with SeaBali, see some colorful creatures with Blue Paradise Diving, and view the masterpieces at Ghostbird + Swoon.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Denpasar trip planner.

You can fly from Singapore to Denpasar in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In October in Denpasar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Shanghai, China

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Orient

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, then don't miss a visit to Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and finally walk around Fuxing Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, and finally get great views at Jin Mao Tower.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shanghai itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Denpasar to Shanghai in 10 hours. Traveling from Denpasar in October, things will get slightly colder in Shanghai: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Beijing, China

— 5 nights
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Mutianyu Great Wall, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dong Yue Miao (Dongyue Temple), and get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Beijing online route planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Shanghai in October, with highs in Beijing at 22°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Seoul, South Korea

— 4 nights
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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, stroll around Banpo Hangang Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and wander the streets of Insadong.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul tour planner.

Getting from Beijing to Seoul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Beijing in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seoul, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Jeju, South Korea

— 5 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Jeju is known for nature, parks, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, browse the exhibits of Spirited Garden, and get outside with Hamdeok Beach.

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

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. October in Jeju sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, take a stroll through Gion, and examine the collection at Kyoto International Manga Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kyoto travel planner.

Getting from Jeju to Kyoto by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Jeju in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kyoto, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo travel route planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Parks