34 days in Asia Itinerary

34 days in Asia Itinerary

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34 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Hanoi, Vietnam
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Agra, India
— 4 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 3 nights
+4
subway + taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 15​min
6
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  12​h 15​min
7
Jeju, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h
9
Kyoto, Japan
— 1 night
+3
train + Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 30​min
10
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Hanoi, Vietnam

1
night
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 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, then explore the ancient world of Terrace of the Leper King, then explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap trip itinerary planner .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Siem Reap is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Get some cultural insight at The Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Step out of Bangkok to go to Ayutthaya and see Wat Mahathat, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bangkok road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wat Mahathat
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Amber Palace and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nahargarh Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, admire the masterpieces at Gyan Museum, and view the masterpieces at Samanvai Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jaipur online journey planner .

Fly from Bangkok to Jaipur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in December: highs in Jaipur hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Wildlife
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

4
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Gallery and New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Agra Fort and Soami Bagh. Take a break from Agra with a short trip to Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Catholic Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip builder .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

3
nights
Kochi (Cochin), India

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
For shopping fun, head to Kashi Art Gallery or David Hall Gallery & Cafe. Get in touch with nature at Marari Beach and Puthuvype Beach. Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam to see Mararikulam Beach about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Kerala Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ernakulatthappan Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, and explore the galleries of Durbar Hall Art Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Kochi (Cochin) in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Agra in December, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are much hotter (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

3
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak ©
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Elephant Safari Park and Seminyak Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Kuta Beach - Bali and Pantai Sanur. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seminyak: Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Nacivet Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Nyaman Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak, and stop by Nyaman Boutique.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seminyak road trip tool .

You can do a combination of subway, taxi, flight, and bus from Kochi (Cochin) to Seminyak in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Seminyak. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seminyak

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Elephant Safari Park, Pantai Sanur, Tanah Lot Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Kuta Beach - Bali
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Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

3
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Let the collections at Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema and Hallim Park capture your imagination. The Islander and Jeju National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain, kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, and trek along Jeju Olle Trail Routes.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Seminyak to Jeju in 12.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seminyak to Jeju due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, then contemplate the long history of Changdeokgung Palace, and then step into the grandiose world of Gyeongbokgung Palace. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, then explore the world behind art at Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea, and finally step into the grandiose world of Deoksugung.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul online trip planner .

You can fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In January in Seoul, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan, then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Seoul to Kyoto in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In January, Kyoto is a bit warmer than Seoul - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

2
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You've now added Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary to your itinerary. On the 7th (Mon), experience rural life at Tegalalang Rice Terrace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple, then explore the world behind art at Don Antonio Blanco Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and finally gain a rich perspective with Threads of Life. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ubud trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Kyoto to Ubud takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyoto to Ubud. Traveling from Kyoto in January, things will get much hotter in Ubud: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Museums Outdoors
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Spas & Wellness
Tegalalang Rice Terrace ©
Tegalalang Rice Terrace

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