45 days in Asia Itinerary

45 days in Asia Itinerary

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45 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  21​h 30​min
1
Boracay, Philippines
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 3 nights
ferry + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Kuta, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
7
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
8
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
9
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  11​h 30​min
10
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
11
Munnar, India
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

4
nights
Boracay, Philippines

Boracay ©
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at White Beach and Diniwid Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sinag Village and Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), head off the coast to Boracay Waters, and kick back and relax at Bugtongbato Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boracay trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Boracay is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Philippines Time is 7 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in November; daily highs in Boracay reach 33°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)

2
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Elephant Safari Park and Threads of Life. Visiting Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Elephant Cave Ubud will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Tirta Empul Temple in Tampaksiring (about 36 minutes away). Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 17th (Sun) at some of the best spas. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Tegalalang Rice Terrace and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ubud trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Ubud takes 10 hours. Traveling from Boracay in November, expect nights in Ubud to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Elephant Safari Park
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Spas

3
nights
Nusa Penida, Indonesia

Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Crystal Bay and Pandan Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Atuh Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nusa Penida trip app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ubud to Nusa Penida in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach
Atuh Beach ©
Atuh Beach

5
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Step out of the city life by going to Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Reservoart. Explore Kuta's surroundings by going to Karang Beach (in Sanur), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Jimbaran Bay, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kuta driving holiday site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Nusa Penida to Kuta takes 2.5 hours. November in Kuta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Seminyak, Denpasar, Tanah Lot Temple, Nusa Dua Beach, Uluwatu Temple
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River Rafting & Tubing
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali

1
night
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 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then browse the exhibits of Lotus Space, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at National Museum, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, then sample the fine beverages at Samai Distillery, and finally contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Phnom Penh holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Kuta to Phnom Penh takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuta to Phnom Penh. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip planner .

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Falls, then examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, admire the striking features of Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, then don't miss a visit to Wat Pa Huak, and finally look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Luang Prabang tour planning site .

Fly from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Siem Reap in December; daily highs in Luang Prabang reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Museums
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong) ©

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and West Lake. Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 6th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Tired City Bao Khanh.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi journey app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): try for a hole-in-one at SWING High Definition Golf, appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, and finally appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Yangon (Rangoon) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda ©
Botahtaung Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

3
nights
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Take a break from the city and head to Royal Botanical Gardens and Kandy Lake. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Hanthana Mountain Range. Change things up with these side-trips from Kandy: Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Knuckles Forest Reserve and contemplate the long history of Temple of the Tooth.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kandy trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Yangon (Rangoon) to Kandy takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Kandy is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Elephant Freedom Project, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Knuckles Forest Reserve, Royal Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Elephant Freedom Project ©
Elephant Freedom Project

4
nights
Munnar, India

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Visiting Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola and Marayoor Sandalwood Forest will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Munnar: Anamudi Shola National Park (in Kanthalloor) and Mathikettan Shola National Park (in Idukki). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kandy to Munnar in 7.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mathikettan Shola National Park, Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola, Anamudi Shola National Park, Marayoor Sandalwood Forest
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
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Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola ©
Anamudi Shola National Park ©
Anamudi Shola National Park
Mathikettan Shola National Park ©
Mathikettan Shola National Park

6
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Paradesi Synagogue and Mattancherry. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): Kodungallur (Kaddipuram Beach & Azhikode Munakkal Beach) and Thattekad Bird Sanctuary (in Thattekad). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeevamatha Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuzhupilly Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary app .

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kodungallur, Mararikulam, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

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