60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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60 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem, Israel
bus + Fly:  14​h
1
Beijing, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Lhasa, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
3
Paro, Bhutan
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h
7
Bagan, Myanmar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h
9
Penghu, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
10
Okinawa City, Japan
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
12
Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h
13
Seoul, South Korea
— 8 nights
Fly + bus:  17​h
End: Jerusalem, Israel

5
nights
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.
Let the collections at The Palace Museum and National Museum Of China capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), get in on the family fun at Olympic Park, admire the striking features of Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men), and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

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Jerusalem, Israel to Beijing is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to China Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in September; daily highs in Beijing reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 6:
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

2
nights
Lhasa, China

Lhasa ©
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Tibet Revolution Exhibition Hall.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lhasa trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Lhasa takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paro.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
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Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple
Barkhor Street ©
Barkhor Street

4
nights
Paro, Bhutan

Paro ©
A charming historic town with many sacred sites cradled in a verdant valley, Paro offers a scenic base to explore the important Buddhist attractions and pristine nature around it.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Taktsang Palphug Monastery and Simtokha Dzong. Rinpung Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Phajoding Monastery in Thimphu (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paro Taktsang, and steep yourself in history at Drukgyel Dzong.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Paro trip builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lhasa to Paro. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lhasa to Paro due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Paro are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Thimphu
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Rinpung Dzong ©
Rinpung Dzong
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Wat Mahathat will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Ayutthaya to see Ayutthaya Ruins about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, and wander the streets of Khao San Road.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok journey planner.

Getting from Paro to Bangkok by combination of flight and train takes about 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paro to Bangkok. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paro in September; daily highs in Bangkok reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Ancient City
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Fabrik and Preah Khan. Your inner history buff will appreciate Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Sangker Gallery in Battambang (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, view the masterpieces at Jayav Art, steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, and stop by Sombai Cambodian Liqueur / Workshop & Shop.

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Getting from Bangkok to Siem Reap by combination of train and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Battambang, Beng Mealea
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Siem Reap to Hanoi by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

1
night
Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bagan online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Bagan takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You will leave for Hong Kong on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Bagan

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Centre of Macau and Casino at Venetian Macao. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hong Kong Museum of History and Ruins of St. Paul's. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak) and step off the mainland to explore Lantau Island.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Myanmar Time to Hong Kong Time is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Penghu County.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Macau
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Historic Centre of Macau ©
Historic Centre of Macau

2
nights
Penghu, Taiwan

Penghu ©
The Penghu or Pescadores Islands are an archipelago of 90 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Local Beach, then kick back and relax at Jibei Sand Beach Beak, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Penghu Tianhou Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Penghu County trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hong Kong to Penghu County. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Okinawa.

Things to do in Penghu

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Penghu Tianhou Temple ©
Penghu Tianhou Temple

6
nights
Okinawa City, Japan

Okinawa City ©
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Get a sense of the local culture at Sefa-Utaki and Shurijo Castle. Visit Nakijin Castle Remains and Okinawa Peace Memorial Park for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Okinawa: Zamami-son (Kushibaru Beach, Gahijima Sand Dune, & more), Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium (in Motobu-cho) and Nirai Beach (in Yomitan-son). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tokashiku Beach and contemplate the long history of The Tower of Himeyuri.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Okinawa online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Penghu County to Okinawa with the Route module. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Okinawa are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Zamami-son, Itoman, Shurijo Castle, Sefa-Utaki, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki

6
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Asakusa and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Ginza and The Hakone Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura), & more) and Ghibli Museum (in Mitaka). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take a stroll through Akihabara, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo vacation planner .

You can fly from Okinawa to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Okinawa in October, expect Tokyo to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamakura, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

6
nights
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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ginkaku-ji Temple and Nishiki Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Osaka (Osaka Castle & Museum of Oriental Ceramics). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, stroll through Katsura Imperial Villa, step into the grandiose world of Nijo-jo Castle, and take a stroll through Gion.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kyoto online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Osaka
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

8
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village. Do some cultural sightseeing at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Changdeokgung Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Korean Folk Village (in Yongin) and Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ). Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Gyeongbokgung Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and pause for some photo ops at Jongmyo Shrine.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seoul route site .

Do a combination of train and flight from Kyoto to Seoul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Kyoto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Paju, Korean Folk Village
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
DMZ ©
DMZ

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