30 days in Asia Itinerary

30 days in Asia Itinerary

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30 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Queenstown, New Zealand
Fly + bus:  22​h 45​min
1
Goa, India
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
2
Mumbai, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Paro, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
7
Bagan, Myanmar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
10
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Queenstown, New Zealand


4
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Palacio do Deao and Cabo de Rama Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Agonda Beach and Benaulim Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Palolem Beach, stroll through Arambol Beach, have fun at Milsim Goa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Grace Church.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Goa tour builder tool .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Goa is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Goa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach

4
nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Step out of the city life by going to Chowpatty Beach and Versoli Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aksa Beach and Juhu Beach. Take a break from Mumbai with a short trip to Varsoli Beach in Raigad, about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Marine Drive, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, take a stroll through Dharavi, and admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai journey builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Goa to Mumbai in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Versoli Beach, Varsoli Beach
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Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

5
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.
Visit Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort for their historical value. City Palace of Jaipur and Gyan Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elefriend, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govind Dev Ji Temple, delve into the lush surroundings at Grass Farm Nursery, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jaipur route planner.

Getting from Mumbai to Jaipur by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jaipur, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paro.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Museums Tours
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Elefriend ©
Elefriend
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rinpung Dzong, steep yourself in history at Drukgyel Dzong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taktsang Palphug Monastery.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Paro trip planner .

Fly from Jaipur to Paro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Jaipur in June, things will get colder in Paro: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites
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Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Rinpung Dzong ©
Rinpung Dzong
Drukgyel Dzong ©
Drukgyel Dzong

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Temple are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Thamel and Shree Pashupatinath Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Bhaktapur (Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com & 55 Window Palace). Make the 10th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square.

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Fly from Paro to Kathmandu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paro in June; daily highs in Kathmandu reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Bhaktapur
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Climbing Tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, and then admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Rashtrapati Bhavan, then admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham, and then steep yourself in history at Red Fort (Lal Quila).

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Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to New Delhi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kathmandu in June: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 45°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Red Fort (Lal Quila) ©
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

1
night
Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple and then delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bagan trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Bagan in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Delhi to Bagan. Traveling from New Delhi in June, you will find days in Bagan are a bit cooler (40°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

1
night
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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Yangon (Rangoon) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bagan in June: highs in Yangon (Rangoon) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda

3
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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 16th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then stop by Cambodian Creations, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center. On the next day, look for gifts at D.Hindley, examine the collection at National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, and finally have fun at Cambodia Shooting Range Outdoor Phnom Penh.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yangon (Rangoon) to Phnom Penh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. When traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Phnom Penh, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and The Independence Palace. War Remnants Museum and Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, look for gifts at BOA Bookstore, wander the streets of Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5, and admire the striking features of Central Post Office.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City holiday builder site .

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

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