50 days in Asia Itinerary

50 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  11 h
1
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 15 min
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h
5
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
6
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
8
Bagan, Myanmar
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 30 min
9
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
Fly:  30 min
10
Pokhara, Nepal
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
11
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
12
George Town, Malaysia
— 7 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Explore hidden gems such as Sao Beach and Long Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc and Ho Quoc Temple. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vinpearl Safari, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Sava Coffee Shop.

Plan trip to Duong Dong with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney, Australia to Duong Dong is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sydney to Duong Dong. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach, Spas
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
Hue, Vietnam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hue travel route planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Hue in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Escape the urban bustle at My Khe Beach and The Marble Mountains. When in Hoi An, make a side trip to see Lady Buddha in Da Nang, approximately Da Nang away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, stop by Yaly Couture, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hoi An trip planning tool.

Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Cat Ba National Park. Visiting Bai Tu Long Bay and Hạ Long Bay will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Yen Tu Mountain (in Uong Bi) and Lan Ha Bay (in Cat Ba). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Sung Sot Cave.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Halong Bay road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Hoi An to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Yen Tu Mountain
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

4
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Old Quarter. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and browse the exhibits of TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

4
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Wat Xiengthong. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and MandaLao Elephant Conservation. Change things up with a short trip to 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang trip builder website.

Getting from Hanoi to Luang Prabang by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

100 Waterfalls
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Baphuon Temple and Photography Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Angkor Wat and Angkor National Museum. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and learn about all things military at War Museum Cambodia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Siem Reap trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in January, expect Siem Reap to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor National Museum ©
Angkor National Museum

3
nights
Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shwesandaw Pagoda and Dhammayan Gyi Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Balloon Rides and Ananda Temple. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwezigon Pagoda, make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery, delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples, and contemplate the long history of Winido Temple.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bagan trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Bagan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Siem Reap to Bagan, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple

5
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Do some cultural sightseeing at Swayambhunath Temple and Chilancho. Step out of Kathmandu to go to Bhaktapur and see Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, hike along Mountain Ascend Treks, admire the striking features of Stone Vishnu Mandir Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhadrakali Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kathmandu trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Kathmandu in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.8 hours traveling from Bagan to Kathmandu due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery, Chilancho, Taleju Bell
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Poon Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) and Sarangkot. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Peace Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Himalayan Threads Handicrafts Shop.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pokhara trip planning website.

Getting from Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kathmandu in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pokhara, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot
Poon Hill ©
Poon Hill

2
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Escape the urban bustle at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Zipline. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tanjung Rhu Beach and Cenang Beach. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Langkawi holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Pokhara to Langkawi takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.2 hours traveling from Pokhara to Langkawi. When traveling from Pokhara in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Langkawi, with highs around 38°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

7
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Kek Lok Si Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram. When in George Town, make a side trip to see Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang, approximately Teluk Bahang away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), identify plant and animal life at The Habitat Penang Hill, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our George Town online vacation planner.

Getting from Langkawi to George Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February in George Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Escape Theme Park
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street

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