44 days in Asia Itinerary

44 days in Asia Itinerary

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Udaipur, India
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Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Hong Kong, China
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Seoul, South Korea
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Kyoto, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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Singapore, Singapore
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Udaipur, India

— 2 nights

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Fateh Sagar Lake, identify plant and animal life at Animal Aid Unlimited, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Gangaur Ghat. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bada Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur tour itinerary site.

Frosinone, Italy to Udaipur is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Frosinone to Udaipur. Traveling from Frosinone in December, expect nights in Udaipur to be a bit warmer, around 10°C, while days are much hotter, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

Jaipur, India

— 2 nights

Pink City

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.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Jitesh Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Elefriend, see the interesting displays at Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shila Devi Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Jaipur sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Jaipur

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

Kolkata (Calcutta), India

— 2 nights

City of Joy

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, take a stroll through Park Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Kolkata, Sri Sri Radha Govind Temple, then see the interesting displays at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Netaji Bhawan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Tonglu, then take an in-depth tour of Vivekananda Museum, and then stop by Sunshine.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jaipur in December since evenings lows in Kolkata (Calcutta) dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
For shopping fun, head to Smart Fashion or Glang-Viang Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Si Suphan. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Rescue Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip builder site.

Fly from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Chiang Mai. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, with highs in Chiang Mai at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 nights
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Shop till you drop at The Morning Market and Ock Pop Tok Store. Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Xiengthong and Wat Xieng Mouane. Step out of Luang Prabang to go to Nong Khiaw and see 100 Waterfalls, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, contemplate the long history of Wat Manorom, and identify plant and animal life at MandaLao Elephant Conservation.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, expect nights in Luang Prabang to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Ram, Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take a stroll through Khaosan Road, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and explore the historical opulence of The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat).

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Luang Prabang in January; daily highs in Bangkok reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 3 nights

Temple Town

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Preah Khan and Banteay Kdei. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, look for gifts at Artisans Angkor, examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, and delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants.

Make your Siem Reap itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then stop by Da Bao Real Leather, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phac Hat Pagoda.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Hoi An takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Siem Reap, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hoi An, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

Hong Kong, China

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Get in touch with nature at Dragon's Back and Lamma Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Po Lin Monastery and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Sai Wan Pavilion, visit Tsim Sha Tsui, identify plant and animal life at Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail, and get some jogging in at Lai Chi Wo Village and Nature Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong trip planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hoi An to Hong Kong. In January, Hong Kong is little chillier than Hoi An - with highs of 23°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:

Taipei, Taiwan

— 3 nights

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
For shopping fun, head to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) or Taipei 101. Visit Lungshan Temple and Taipei Confucius Temple for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Yanliao Beach Park (in Gongliao), Toucheng (Waiao Beach, Lanyang Museum, &more) and Jiaosi Hot Spring (in Jiaoxi). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, wander the streets of Ximending, get a dose of the wild on YOLO Taiwan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalongdong Bao An Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Taipei day trip planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Taipei in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In January, daytime highs in Taipei are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Taipei

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:

Seoul, South Korea

— 3 nights
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.
Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate for their historical value. Insadong and Trickeye Museum Seoul are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, see the interesting displays at Grevin Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park, and get engrossed in the history at Seodaemun Prison History Hall.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip maker app.

Getting from Taipei to Seoul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Seoul is 1 hour. Traveling from Taipei in January, things will get colder in Seoul: highs are around 1°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Toji and Gion. Visiting Mt. Kurama and Mt. Wakakusa will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Uji (Byodo-in Temple Museum Hoshokan & Byodoin), Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine (in Osaka) and Toshodai-ji Temple (in Nara). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Chishaku-in, shop like a local with Dotombori District, and stroll around Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip site.

You can fly from Seoul to Kyoto in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in January, with highs in Kyoto at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:

Tokyo, Japan

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Soji-ji Temple, contemplate the long history of Kawasaki Daishi, shop like a local with Ginza, then look for gifts at Ginza Itoya Hontren, then explore the world behind art at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Toshogu Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shibamata Taishakuten (Taishakuten Daikyoji Temple), take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Kanda Myojin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koami Shrine, then take a stroll through Nihonbashi Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Hie Jinjya.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online itinerary planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:

Singapore, Singapore

— 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at East Coast Park and The Southern Ridges. Battlebox and National Gallery Singapore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, examine the collection at Peranakan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore online trip builder.

You can fly from Tokyo to Singapore in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Singapore is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Tokyo in January: high temperatures in Singapore hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:

Ubud, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Five Art Studio and Wayan Gama Painter Group and School. Bali Trick Art and Tirta Empul Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Ubud side-trips: Sindhu Beach (in Sanur) and Taman Ayun Temple (in Mengwi). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Mango Three Art Painting, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple, and stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ubud day trip planning website.

Fly from Singapore to Ubud in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. February in Ubud sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ubud

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:

Udaipur District travel guide

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History Museums · Bodies of Water · Sacred & Religious Sites
Udaipur District is one of the 33 districts of Rajasthan state in western India. The historic city of Udaipur is the administrative headquarters of the district. Udaipur is one of the 7 divisions in Rajasthan.Udaipur District bounded on the northwest by the Aravalli Range, across which lie the districts of Sirohi and Pali. It is bounded on the north by Rajsamand District, on the east by Chittaurgarh District, on the southeast by Banswara District, on the south by Dungarpur District, and on the southwest by the state of Gujarat. It is part of the Mewar region of Rajasthan.GeographyThe district is generally hilly. The western portion of the district is drained by the Sabarmati River, which originates in the Aravalli Range of Udaipur District flows south into Gujarat. The northern portion of the district is drained by tributaries of the Banas River, including the Ahar River, which flows through the City of Udaipur. The southern and central portion of the district is drained by tributaries of the Mahi River, including the Som and the Gomati. Dhebar Lake, also known as Jaisamand Lake, has an area of 50km2 when full, and was created in the 17th century when Rana Jai Singh of Udaipur built a marble dam across the Gomati.

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