20 days in Asia Itinerary

20 days in Asia Itinerary

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20 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
2
Bagan, Myanmar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Paro, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Thimphu, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
6
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
7
Pokhara, Nepal
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Jaipur, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
day
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha and then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Yangon (Rangoon) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Myanmar Time (MMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

2
nights
Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwezigon Paya, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhammayan Gyi Temple, then steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda, and finally explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thatbyinnyu Temple, contemplate the long history of Gubyaukgyi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sulamani Guphaya Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bagan trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bagan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dhaka City.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Shwesandaw Pagoda ©
Shwesandaw Pagoda
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple

1
night
Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Dhaka City ©
One of the most congested and busiest cities in the world, Dhaka has a great deal to offer for everyone's taste.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baitul Mukarram Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Star Mosque (Tara Masjid), then contemplate the long history of Lalbag Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bangladesh National Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Dhaka City trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Dhaka City in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bagan to Dhaka City is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Paro.

Things to do in Dhaka City

Historic Sites Museums
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Lalbag Fort ©
Lalbag Fort
Star Mosque (Tara Masjid) ©
Star Mosque (Tara Masjid)
Baitul Mukarram Mosque ©
Baitul Mukarram Mosque

2
nights
Paro, Bhutan

Paro ©
A charming historic town with many sacred sites cradled in a verdant valley, Paro offers a scenic base to explore the important Buddhist attractions and pristine nature around it.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rinpung Dzong, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Museum, cruise along Chele La Pass, and then contemplate the long history of Drukgyel Dzong.

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Traveling by flight from Dhaka City to Paro takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Paro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thimphu.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) ©
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
Rinpung Dzong ©
Rinpung Dzong

2
nights
Thimphu, Bhutan

The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Dochula Pass, then steep yourself in history at Simtokha Dzong, then examine the collection at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, and finally don't miss a visit to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten).

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Getting from Paro to Thimphu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Thimphu

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Photography Tours
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten) ©

2
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kathmandu travel planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Thimphu to Kathmandu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Thimphu in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Kathmandu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Climbing Tours
Helicopter Tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

3
nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Begnas Lake. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the awesome beauty at Poon Hill, examine the collection at International Mountain Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Gurkha Memorial Museum.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pokhara vacation planner.

Pokhara is just a stone's throw from Kathmandu. August in Pokhara sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Parks Nature
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Spas & Wellness
Walking tours
International Mountain Museum ©
International Mountain Museum

3
nights
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Raj Ghat. Step out of New Delhi with an excursion to Cyber Hub in Gurugram (Gurgaon)--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Akshardham.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Pokhara to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pokhara in August, with highs in New Delhi at 40°C and lows at 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

DLF Cyber Hub
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at EleSafari and Walking tours. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jaipur trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Walking tours

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