24 days in Asia Itinerary

24 days in Asia Itinerary

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24 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
2
Leh, India
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  9​h
3
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  14​h 30​min
4
Hiroshima, Japan
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Bus:  13​h 30​min
5
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
6
Lijiang, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beng Mealea and Preah Khan. Appreciate the collections at Cambodia Landmine Museum and War Museum Cambodia. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the ancient world of Terrace of the Elephants, see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap travel website .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Siem Reap is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan
Terrace of the Elephants ©
Terrace of the Elephants

3
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Visit Monastery Circuit and Chokhang Vihara Temple for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Namgyal Tsemo Gompa and Chemre Gompa Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Alchi Monastary (in Alchi) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gomang Stupa, explore the ancient world of Basgo gompa, stop by De Pashmina Emporium, and examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Leh attractions app .

You can fly from Siem Reap to Leh in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Siem Reap to Leh is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Alchi Monastary, Hemis Monastery
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Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery
Monastery Circuit ©
Monastery Circuit
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa ©
Namgyal Tsemo Gompa

3
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Etihad Towers and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Zayed Heritage Center and Jahili Moschee. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, don't miss a visit to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, and get outside with Nation Riviera Beach Club.

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Getting from Leh to Abu Dhabi by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Leh to Abu Dhabi due to the time zone difference. November in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Jahili Moschee
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zayed Heritage Center ©
Zayed Heritage Center
Etihad Towers
Etihad Towers

4
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Taikodani Inari Shrine and Former Naval Academy. Get some historical perspective at Tsuwano Castle and Mitaki Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Saihoji Fumeikaku Temple (in Takehara), Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii (in Suooshima-cho) and Fukuyama (Enfuku Temple & Fukuzen-ji Temple). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mazda Museum, pause for some photo ops at Peace Flame, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, and engage your brain at Hiroshima City Ebiyama Museum Of Meteorology.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Abu Dhabi to Hiroshima in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in November, expect Hiroshima to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Tsuwano-cho, Fukuyama, Onomichi, Former Naval Academy, Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii
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Former Naval Academy ©
Former Naval Academy
Tsuwano Castle ©
Tsuwano Castle
Taikodani Inari Shrine ©
Taikodani Inari Shrine

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Luhur Batukaru Temple and Gunung Lebah Temple. You'll explore and learn at Museum PASIFIKA and Semar Kuning. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, relax in the rural setting at Ubud Kajeng Rice Fields Walk, stop by Ikat Batik, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ubud trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Hiroshima to Ubud takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Hiroshima in November, with highs in Ubud at 37°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lijiang.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Museum PASIFIKA, Luhur Batukaru Temple
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Luhur Batukaru Temple ©
Luhur Batukaru Temple
Museum PASIFIKA ©
Museum PASIFIKA

2
nights
Lijiang, China

Lijiang ©
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Get some historical perspective at Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village and Yufeng Temple of Lijiang. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture and Rhizome - Lijiang art center. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Beiyue Temple of Lijiang, pause for some photo ops at Sanyan Well, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puji Temple, Lijiang, and steep yourself in history at Lijiang Mural.

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Traveling by flight from Ubud to Lijiang takes 12 hours. In November, Lijiang is colder than Ubud - with highs of 1°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lijiang

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Yulong County
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Puji Temple, Lijiang ©
Puji Temple, Lijiang
Lijiang Mural ©
Lijiang Mural
Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village ©
Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village

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