59 days in Asia Itinerary

59 days in Asia Itinerary

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59 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
9
Lhasa, China
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  45​min
11
Pokhara, Nepal
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  6​h 45​min
12
Agra, India
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
New Delhi, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brisbane, Australia

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute). Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, shop like a local with Khao San Road, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok travel route app .

Brisbane, Australia to Bangkok is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Bangkok is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 27:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Get in touch with nature at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Tanjung Rhu Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cenang Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and meet the residents at Underwater World Langkawi.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Langkawi online visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bangkok to Langkawi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Bangkok to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
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Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

5
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Escape the urban bustle at Batu Caves and Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm. Get a sense of the local culture at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur. Take a break from Kuala Lumpur with a short trip to Chin Swee Cave Temple in Genting Highlands, about 54 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Wed) at Sunway Lagoon. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, wander the streets of Jalan Alor, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, and admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Petaling Jaya, Genting Highlands, Batu Caves, Putra Mosque
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:
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Sunway Lagoon ©
Sunway Lagoon
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

4
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Get in touch with nature at Indochina Cycling Tour and Dien Bien Phu. War Remnants Museum and Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, explore the activities along Bach Dang, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and look for gifts at Flame Tree by Zakka.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dien Bien Phu
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 10:
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Indochina Cycling Tour ©
Indochina Cycling Tour
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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 11th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, then examine the collection at National Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phnom Penh trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Wildlife Museums Tours
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Get in touch with nature at Battambang Bat Caves and Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Angkor Wat and Banteay Srei. Spend the 17th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, tee off at Angkor Golf Resort, stop by Very Berry -Handmade in Cambodia, and steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap tour planner.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Battambang Bat Caves, Tonle Sap Lake
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

5
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
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.
Get outdoors at The Marble Mountains and My Khe Beach. Hoi An Ancient Town and The Tran Family Home and Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Hoi An with an excursion to My Son Sanctuary in Duy Xuyen--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, look for gifts at Roni Shoes & Hand Bag Shop, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hoi An tour itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Hoi An takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Siem Reap in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hoi An: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 23:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

5
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.
Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and West Lake will get you outdoors. On the 26th (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, stop by 54 Traditions Gallery, brush up on your military savvy at Vietnam Military History Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hanoi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hoi An to Hanoi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Lhasa, China

Lhasa ©
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Potala Palace, steep yourself in history at Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden), and then take a spin around town with Bike Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sera Monastery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barkhor Street, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jokhang Temple.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lhasa trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hanoi to Lhasa. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hanoi to Lhasa due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple
Sera Monastery ©
Sera Monastery

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Boudhanath Stupa and Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Climbing Tours and Himalayan Leaders. There's lots more to do: get outside with Kyanjin Ri, steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Dreams, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu holiday maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lhasa to Kathmandu. December in Kathmandu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kyanjin Ri
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Himalayan Leaders ©
Himalayan Leaders
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park ©
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

2
nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Devi's Fall, then explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of World Peace Pagoda and then explore the fascinating underground world of Gupteswar Gupha.

Plan my day in Pokhara using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple

6
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal and Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Agra: Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham (in Vrindavan) and Keoladeo National Park (in Bharatpur). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, and contemplate the long history of Tomb of Mariam Zamani.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agra online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Pokhara to Agra in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in January, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Tomb of Akbar the Great, Keoladeo National Park, Prem Mandir - Shyama Shyam Dham
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

4
nights
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Humayun's Tomb and India Gate. Visiting Kalindi Kunj and Sultanpur National Park Bird Sanctuary will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, admire the natural beauty at Swaminarayan Akshardham, and admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Sultanpur National Park
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Sultanpur National Park ©
Sultanpur National Park
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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