14 days in Asia Itinerary

14 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia travel planner

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Fly to Van Don International Airport, Drive to Uong Bi
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Uong Bi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Drive to Van Don International Airport, Fly to Chiang Mai International Airport, Drive to Doi Suthep
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Doi Suthep, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly
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Lhasa, China
— 1 night
Fly to Gautam Buddha Airport, Drive to Lumbini
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Lumbini, Nepal
— 1 night
Drive
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Bodh Gaya, India
— 1 night
Drive to Gaya Airport, Fly to Silvio Pettirossi International Airport

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Uong Bi, Vietnam

— 2 nights
Uông Bí is a city of Quảng Ninh Province in the north-eastern region of Vietnam. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ba Vang Pagoda as well as Yen Tu Mountain. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yen Tu Mountain.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Uong Bi trip planner.

Asuncion, Paraguay to Uong Bi is an approximately 44-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 11 hour difference. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Doi Suthep.

Things to do in Uong Bi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Doi Suthep, Thailand

— 1 night
Doi Suthep sits as a granite mountain offering natural, spiritual, and architectural attractions.
On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Doi Suthep road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Uong Bi to Doi Suthep with the Route module. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Doi Suthep

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

Lhasa, China

— 1 night
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Potala Palace.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lhasa road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Doi Suthep to Lhasa takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doi Suthep to Lhasa. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Doi Suthep in January; daily highs in Lhasa reach 8°C and lows reach -7°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Lumbini, Nepal

— 1 night
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lumbini Monastic Site and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maya Devi Temple.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lumbini day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lhasa to Lumbini. You'll gain 2.2 hours traveling from Lhasa to Lumbini due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Lhasa in January; daily highs in Lumbini reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
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Bodh Gaya, India

— 1 night
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Bhutan Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metta Buddharam Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnupad Temple. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Mahabodhi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Busshin-ji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Daijokyo Buddhist Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bodh Gaya road trip app.

Getting from Lumbini to Bodh Gaya by car takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 0.2 hours traveling from Lumbini to Bodh Gaya due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lumbini in January, you will find days in Bodh Gaya are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Tibet travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Mountains
Roof of the World
Standing at an average height of 4,900 m (16,000 ft), Tibet reigns as the highest region on Earth. Tourism in Tibet revolves around the area's intense natural and cultural heritage, with Tibetan Buddhist sites and serious mountaineering drawing most visitors to the region. See the home of dalai lamas and their summer palaces, and take part in a meditation with monks. Outdoor adventures can take you to the world's highest saltwater, as well as one of the world's highest monasteries. Home to legendary Mount Everest and other soaring peaks, this "roof of the world" beckons to adventurous climbers, while several of China's major rivers have their source on the Tibetan Plateau. During your tour of Tibet, be sure to try some of the regional staples: roasted barley, yak meat, and yak butter tea.