32 days in Asia Itinerary

32 days in Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
— 1 night
2
Xi'an, China
— 1 night
3
Chengdu, China
— 1 night
4
Shanghai, China
— 1 night
5
Seoul, South Korea
— 1 night
6
Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
7
Kyoto, Japan
— 1 night
8
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
9
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
10
Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
11
Hoi An, Vietnam
— Few hours
12
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 1 night
13
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
14
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
15
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 1 night
16
Bangkok, Thailand
— Few hours
17
Bophut, Thailand
— 1 night
18
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
19
Patong, Thailand
— Few hours
20
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 11 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Bell and Drum Towers and then head outdoors with Mutianyu Great Wall.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Beijing visit planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Beijing is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to China Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Dublin in August, you will find days in Beijing are warmer (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Trails Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Bell and Drum Towers ©
Bell and Drum Towers

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Xi'an, China

Xi'an ©
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Daxuexixiang Mosque, don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter, thendon't miss a visit to Xi'an Bell Tower, and finally explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Xi'an trip maker website.

Fly from Beijing to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Muslim Quarter ©
Muslim Quarter
Xi'an Bell Tower ©
Xi'an Bell Tower

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Chengdu, China

Chengdu ©
The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Jinli Pedestrian Street, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Kuanzhai Alley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi).

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chengdu travel route planning tool.

Getting from Xi'an to Chengdu by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August in Chengdu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Chengdu

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Kuanzhai Alley ©
Kuanzhai Alley
Jinli Pedestrian Street
Jinli Pedestrian Street

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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.
On the 4th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), thengo for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chengdu to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Shanghai sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

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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.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the striking features of Deoksugung, thenmake a trip to N Seoul Tower, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and finally take a stroll through Insadong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace and then take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seoul day trip planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Seoul is 1 hour. In August, Seoul is a bit cooler than Shanghai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo sightseeing planner.

Fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Tokyo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong and then wander the streets of Old Quarter.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Hanoi takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kyoto to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the views from Pont Bai Chay. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Tien Ong Cave and then step off the mainland to explore Cat Ba Island.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip app.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

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Hue, Vietnam

Hue ©
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Imperial City, and then contemplate the long history of Hue Temple.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hue day trip planner.

You can fly from Halong Bay to Hue in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Hue Temple
Hue Temple

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Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hoi An are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Outdoors
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Nha Trang, Vietnam

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nha Trang Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Nha Trang attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

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

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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.
To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, look for gifts at JUNGLE &jardin, thensteep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally find something for the whole family at Fly Phnom Penh. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Central Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, and then examine the collection at National Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Phnom Penh trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
National Museum ©
National Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip app.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Siem Reap sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat

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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.
To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip site.

Fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Bophut on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stop by Classic International Suits.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bophut day trip tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Bophut by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the ferry ride to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Shopping
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits

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Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip builder app.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stop by Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade, thendon't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then browse the exhibits of The Phuket Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Patong road trip planning website.

Fly from Koh Tao to Patong in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in August, Patong is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping Museums
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The Phuket Gallery ©
The Phuket Gallery
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade ©
Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade

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Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krabi Town: Ko Lanta (Tiger of Koh Lanta, Lanta Art, &more), Ko Hong (in Ao Luek) and Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). On the 24th (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town journey maker website.

You can drive from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Krabi Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ko Lanta, Phang Nga, Bor Namphut, Ko Hong, Samet Nangshe Viewpoint
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

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