22 days in Asia Itinerary

22 days in Asia Itinerary

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22 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
2
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  50​h
3
Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to FITO Museum and Dong Khoi Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and Ao Dai Exhibition. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Thien Hau Temple, admire the masterpieces at Blue Space Art Gallery, take a stroll through Saigon, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ho Chi Minh City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Vancouver, Canada to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Vancouver in May, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at 41°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
FITO Museum ©
FITO Museum
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple

2
nights
Nha Trang, Vietnam

Nha Trang ©
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Popular historic sites such as Po Nagar Cham Towers and Suoi Do Pagoda are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nha Trang Beach and Long Thanh Photo Studio. Spend the 24th (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. Spend the 25th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
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.
Visit Taipei Confucius Temple and Wulai for their historical value. Hsing Tian Kong and Ximending are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Neidong Forest Recreation Area (in Wulai). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Palace Museum, stop by Dihua Street, shop like a local with Taipei 101, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Songshan Ciyou Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Nha Trang to Taipei takes 50 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nha Trang to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei Confucius Temple ©
Taipei Confucius Temple
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong

4
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.
Let the collections at Nezu Museum and Fire Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Asakusa Shrine and Yasukuni Shrine. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Kamakura (Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), get to know the fascinating history of Kokyo Gaien National Garden, don't miss a visit to Nezu Shrine, and wander the streets of Shimokitazawa.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo tour itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Taipei to Tokyo in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Taipei in May, expect Tokyo to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Kamakura
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to MacRitchie Nature Trail and East Coast Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Battlebox and The Helix Bridge. Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kranji War Memorial, see the interesting displays at The Intan, take a stroll through Chinatown, and browse the different shops at Clarke Quay.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Singapore trip builder .

You can fly from Tokyo to Singapore in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Singapore due to the time zone difference. In June, Singapore is a bit warmer than Tokyo - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sentosa Boardwalk
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Clarke Quay ©
Clarke Quay
Battlebox ©
Battlebox
The Helix Bridge ©
The Helix Bridge

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