30 days in Asia Itinerary

30 days in Asia Itinerary

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30 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Kabul, Afghanistan
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Islamabad, Pakistan
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Karachi, Pakistan
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Lahore, Pakistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + train + taxi:  5​h 30​min
9
Khiva, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Vancouver, Canada

3
nights
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Gypjak Mosque, explore the ancient world of Parthian Settlement of Nisa, then get engrossed in the history at Ashgabat National Museum of History, then appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, and finally see the interesting displays at Turkmen Carpet Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, don't miss a visit to Ashgabat Train Station, then enjoy breathtaking views from Monument Arch of Neutrality, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Tolkuchka-Basar, and finally try to win big at Ashgabat hippodrome.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ashgabat route app .

Vancouver, Canada to Ashgabat is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Turkmenistan Time is 13 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in June, expect Ashgabat to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kabul.

Things to do in Ashgabat

#Casinos, #Fun & Games, #Museums
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Ashgabat hippodrome ©
Ashgabat hippodrome
Monument Arch of Neutrality ©
Monument Arch of Neutrality
Gypjak Mosque ©
Gypjak Mosque

1
night
Kabul, Afghanistan

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace and then make a trip to Id Gah Mosque.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kabul visit planner.

Getting from Ashgabat to Kabul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Islamabad.

Things to do in Kabul

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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Bagh-e Babur ©
Bagh-e Babur
Qargha Reservoir ©
Qargha Reservoir
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb

5
nights
Islamabad, Pakistan

Islamabad ©
The country's capital since 1963, Islamabad has the look and feel of a planned administrative city because, by and large, that's exactly what it is.
Islamabad is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Faisal Mosque, take a stroll through Saidpur Village, get a taste of the local shopping with The Centaurus Mall, and explore the striking landscape at Margalla Hills.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Islamabad planning tool .

You can fly from Kabul to Islamabad in 1.5 hours. June in Islamabad sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Karachi.

Things to do in Islamabad

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trip

Khyber Pass
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Pir Sohawa ©
Pir Sohawa
Faisal Mosque ©
Faisal Mosque
Rawal Lake ©
Rawal Lake

4
nights
Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi ©
Sprawling, busy, and central to the nation's economy, Karachi stands as one of the biggest and most populous cities in the world.
Karachi is known for shopping, museums, nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Clifton Beach, don't miss a visit to Empress Market, appreciate the history behind Mazar-E-Quaid, and browse the different shops at Dolmen Mall Clifton.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Karachi trip planner.

Fly from Islamabad to Karachi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Islamabad in June, Karachi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahore.

Things to do in Karachi

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife
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PAF Museum ©
PAF Museum
Clifton Beach ©
Clifton Beach
Mazar-E-Quaid ©
Mazar-E-Quaid

3
nights
Lahore, Pakistan

Lahore ©
Seen by many to be the most forward-thinking, culturally important, and artistic of the country's metropolises, Lahore has plenty of charms, plenty of history, and plenty of people.
Lahore is known for historic sites, parks, museums, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Badshahi Mosque, don't miss a visit to Aitchison College Lahore, stroll through Jilani Park, and appreciate the history behind Jehangir's Tomb & Kamran's Baradari Pavilion.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lahore fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Karachi to Lahore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Karachi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lahore, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Lahore

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Badshahi Mosque ©
Badshahi Mosque
Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila) ©
Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila)
Masjid Wazir Khan ©
Masjid Wazir Khan

3
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), then get engrossed in the history at Amir Timur Museum, then admire the striking features of Metro Taschkent, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah, browse the fresh offerings at Mirabadskiy (Gospitalny) Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Amir Temur Square, and finally hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tashkent travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahore to Tashkent takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Tashkent

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Khamid Alimdjan ©
Khamid Alimdjan
TV Tower ©
TV Tower

3
nights
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Samarkand is known for historic sites, childrens museums, shopping, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Registan, deepen your understanding at Tillya Kori Madrasah, pause for some photo ops at Shah-i-Zinda, and admire the landmark architecture of Ulugbek Madrasah.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Samarkand online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Samarkand takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Samarkand are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Childrens Museums
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Registan ©
Registan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum ©
Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum

2
nights
Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah, get great views at Great Minaret of the Kalon, delve into the distant past at Mir-i Arab Madrasah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Poi Kalyan Mosque, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Ark Fortress, make a trip to Moschea Bolo-khauz, then admire the striking features of Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, then don't miss a visit to Lyab-i-Hauz, and finally admire the striking features of Chor-Minor.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bukhara trip itinerary builder site .

Take a train from Samarkand to Bukhara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Bukhara are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Bukhara

#Historic Sites
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Ismail Samanid Mausoleum ©
Ismail Samanid Mausoleum
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor

3
nights
Khiva, Uzbekistan

Khiva ©
With an illustrious history as a main stop along the Great Silk Road, Khiva boasts remarkably well-preserved cultural attractions and a beautiful historic core.
Khiva is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, admire the landmark architecture of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, make a trip to Pahlovon Mahmud Mausoleum, and contemplate the long history of Tomb of Sayid Allauddin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Khiva journey planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Bukhara to Khiva in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In June in Khiva, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khiva

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

Fortress Toprak Kala
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Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Citadel Kunya-ark ©
Citadel Kunya-ark
Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum ©
Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum

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