57 days in Asia Itinerary

57 days in Asia Itinerary

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57 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Cork, Ireland
Fly + train:  20​h 15​min
1
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
+4
train + Fly + foot + Fly + taxi:  14​h 15​min
2
El Nido, Philippines
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + Fly:  12​h 15​min
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 4 nights
ferry:  4​h 15​min
7
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
8
Goa, India
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + subway + train:  9​h 15​min
9
Agra, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
11
Jaisalmer, India
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
12
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Cork, Ireland

4
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 Ise Grand Shrine. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ise Shrine Geku and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Todai-ji Temple (in Nara) and Himeji Castle (in Himeji). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, make a trip to Heian Shrine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner .

Cork, Ireland to Kyoto is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Cork to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ise, Todai-ji Temple, Himeji Castle
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Ise Grand Shrine ©
Ise Grand Shrine
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

1
night
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon and then explore the activities along Small Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Cabanas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach.

You can plan El Nido trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Kyoto to El Nido in 14.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Philippines Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Big Lagoon ©
Big Lagoon

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Visit Historic City of Ayutthaya and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Pattaya (The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum) & Big Buddha Temple) and Ayutthaya (Wat Mahathat, Wat Chaiwatthanaram, & more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), get great views at Wat Saket, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from El Nido to Bangkok in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from El Nido to Bangkok. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Pattaya
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

5
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.
Angkor Wat and Beng Mealea are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Preah Khan and Banteay Samre. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Highlights from your plan
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Escape the urban bustle at Nai Harn Beach and Bang Tao Beach. Get some cultural insight at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town). There's still lots to do: stroll through Freedom Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Patong road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Patong in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Patong, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Bang Tao Beach, Phang Nga Bay., The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
We've included these beaches for you: Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai). Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Lanta Old Town. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, stroll through Nui Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip maker tool .

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. January in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Lanta Old Town ©
Lanta Old Town

4
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get in touch with nature at Poda Island and Bamboo Island. Step off the beaten path and head to Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Tup Island. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, head off the coast to Ko Hong, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip itinerary maker app .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Krabi Town in 4.5 hours. In January in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Speed Boats Tours

4
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palolem Beach and Benaulim Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Agonda Beach and Cavelossim Beach. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Varca Beach and kick back and relax at Arambol Beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Goa online itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Goa in 11.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Krabi Town to Goa. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Krabi Town in February: highs in Goa hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Benaulim Beach ©
Benaulim Beach
Varca Beach ©
Varca Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

3
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Taj Mahal and Balkeshwar Mandir. Your inner history buff will appreciate Agra Fort and Soami Bagh. Change things up with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Catholic Cemetery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra sightseeing planner .

Getting from Goa to Agra by combination of bus, flight, and train takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Goa in February, expect cooler with lows of 12°C in Agra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Make Bike Trip and EleSafari. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Nahargarh Fort, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and take a stroll through Rusirani Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Jaipur tour planning app .

Drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Jaipur sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jaigarh Fort ©
Jaigarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort ©
Nahargarh Fort

3
nights
Jaisalmer, India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Popular historic sites such as Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli and Jaisalmer Fort are in your itinerary.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jaisalmer trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli ©
Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli

5
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Popular historic sites such as Mesquita Jumeirah and Bastakia Quarter are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Off-Road & ATV Trails and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape of Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, and take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa.

To plan Dubai vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Dubai in 10.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jaisalmer to Dubai due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Dubai can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road & ATV Trails
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

3
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
On the 27th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Louvre Abu Dhabi, go for a walk through The Corniche, and then steep yourself in history at Heritage Village.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Abu Dhabi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Corniche Beach ©
Corniche Beach
Louvre Abu Dhabi ©
Louvre Abu Dhabi

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