60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia tour planner

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 5 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 7 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 6 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

— 5 nights
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia, see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, don't miss a visit to Genghis Khan Square, and admire the striking features of Gandantegchenling Monastery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ulaanbaatar road trip site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Ulaanbaatar is 8 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in July, with highs in Ulaanbaatar at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Beijing, China

— 4 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: see Mutianyu Great Wall, get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and hunt for treasures at Panjiayuan Antique Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Beijing online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ulaanbaatar in July, with highs in Beijing at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Taipei, Taiwan

— 3 nights

City of Azaleas

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.
Taipei is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on YOLO Taiwan, pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and examine the collection at National Palace Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Taipei travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Beijing to Taipei in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Beijing in July since evenings lows in Taipei dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Hong Kong, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Pack the 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lantau island.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hong Kong road trip app.

Getting from Taipei to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 5 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.
Spend the 28th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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

You can fly from Hong Kong to Siem Reap in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Spas

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and then get out on two wheels at Phnom Penh Taxi Expert. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then examine the collection at National Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Phnom Penh trip maker site.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City journey planner.

Getting from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 7 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: Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Ubud (Saraswati Temple, Threads of Life, &more). The adventure continues: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, take a stroll through Jimbaran Bay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanah Lot Temple, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Denpasar in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central Indonesia Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Ho Chi Minh City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Denpasar, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore

— 6 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip app.

Getting from Denpasar to Singapore by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 4 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur online vacation maker.

You can drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by My-Hoya Gem and Jewelry Shop, then hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): stroll around Kandawgyi Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Myanmar Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 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, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip builder app.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok is 0.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 nights
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, and look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Bangkok to Luang Prabang in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 6 nights
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.
On the 1st (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and visit Old Quarter.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi itinerary planning website.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Hanoi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Mongolia travel guide

4.2
Monuments · National Parks · History Museums
Land of the Blue Sky
An active outdoor vacation in Mongolia lets you get away from the modern world and explore a lifestyle long forgotten almost everywhere else on the planet. This sprawling "Land of the Blue Sky" extends between Russia and China, with a vast steppe populated by a just few hardy nomadic tribes. Remote and isolated for most of the 20th century, Mongolia now represents one of the world's burgeoning travel destinations, appealing to hikers, campers, and nature lovers of all ages. Used to the nomadic life, locals easily bond with foreign visitors and proudly gush about their country's awe-inspiring landscapes of steppes, mountains, and lakes, all with a wealth of wildlife and exotic plants.

China travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Observation Decks · History Museums
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.

Taiwan travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.

Cambodia travel guide

4.1
Ruins · Historic Sites · Spas
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.

Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Malaysia travel guide

4.1
Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.

Myanmar travel guide

3.8
Monuments · Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins
Golden Land
Closed to Western travelers for most of the 20th century, Myanmar draws an increasing number of visitors with its gilded pagodas and elaborately decorated temples. Visitors looking for sun and sand opt to vacation on Myanmar's many isolated beaches, ideal for escaping the modern world and kicking back with a drink and a book. In the cities, savvy shoppers easily find bargains on high-quality textiles, antiques, traditional tapestries, and precious stones. A well-rounded Myanmar itinerary also includes a few leisurely activities, like drinking tea at a cozy teahouse, enjoying a hearty meal at a family-run eatery, and pausing to contemplate at a centuries-old Buddhist shrine.

Laos travel guide

3.8
Waterfalls · Landmarks · Mountains
Long overlooked by travelers due to its reputation as one of the world's poorest nations, Laos is drawing a growing number of visitors with its laid-back charm, natural beauty, and numerous archaeological sites and historic temples. Many visitors make the trip to Laos from nearby Thailand, combining the two neighboring countries into one memorable experience of Southeast Asia. Others focus their Laos vacation on the Mekong River, which serves as a major source of irrigation for local farms and represents a popular alternative for sightseeing by car. On top of the rich cultural heritage and impressive natural landscapes, its major treasure remains its people--friendly and devout Buddhists welcoming visitors with a genuine hospitality rarely felt in other parts of the world.