31 days in Asia Itinerary

31 days in Asia Itinerary

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31 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Lima, Peru
Fly + train:  29​h
1
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
Leh, India
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
9
Agra, India
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  9​h
10
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Lima, Peru

2
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, make a trip to Gion, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online vacation planner .

Lima, Peru to Kyoto is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Lima to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lima in August, plan for much hotter days in Kyoto, with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Change things up with a short trip to DMZ Haemaru Village in Paju (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, wander the streets of Insadong, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and make a trip to N Seoul Tower.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kyoto to Seoul by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Kyoto in August, you will find days in Seoul are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

DMZ Haemaru Village
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

3
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, browse the exhibits of The Palace Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Beijing travel route planning tool .

Fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Seoul to Beijing, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Beijing can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

3
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Bund (Wai Tan), shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), buy something for everyone on your list at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, and examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Shanghai sightseeing site .

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Beijing in August since evenings lows in Shanghai dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Shanghai World Financial Center

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, and then make a trip to Pub Street.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap road trip planning app .

Fly from Shanghai to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In August in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Gardens by the Bay, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, catch some excitement at Virtual Room: Virtual Reality Singapore, and take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Singapore holiday maker website .

You can fly from Siem Reap to Singapore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Siem Reap to Singapore. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Wat Pho, stop by Tom's Fashion, step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bangkok holiday builder app .

Getting from Singapore to Bangkok by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. In August in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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.
Go for a jaunt from Leh to Alchi to see Alchi Monastary about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and steep yourself in history at Basgo gompa.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Leh online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Leh takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Leh due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the striking features of Agra Fort, then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, and then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and then stop by Rajrani Souvenirs.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra road trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and train from Leh to Agra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. August in Agra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesquita Jumeirah, and buy something for everyone on your list at Souk Madinat Jumeirah.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dubai holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Dubai takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Agra to Dubai, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Agra in August, with highs in Dubai at 49°C and lows at 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

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