38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
2
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
3
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
4
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
5
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 4 nights
6
Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 2 nights
7
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
8
Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
9
Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
10
Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
11
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights

4
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get outdoors at Elephant Rescue Park and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. Visit Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham for their historical value. When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Thai Elephant Home in Mae Taeng, approximately Mae Taeng away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai holiday builder.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chiang Mai is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thai Elephant Home, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
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Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

4
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.
Head to Rajawongse Clothier and Chatuchak Weekend Marketfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic City of Ayutthaya and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Chaiwatthanaram, &more) and Wat Phra Khao Temple (in Bang Ban). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, browse the range of quality goods at Terminal 21, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Khao Temple
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Bottle Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Thong Nai Pan Noi and Ban Tai Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Mae Haad Beach, kick back and relax at Son Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battlebox and The Helix Bridge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at MacRitchie Nature Trail and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Take a break from Singapore with a short trip to Mega Adventure Park in Sentosa Island, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery Singapore, enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer, enjoy the sand and surf at East Coast Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Maxwell Food Centre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Singapore itinerary planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Singapore are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mega Adventure Park
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
East Coast Park ©
East Coast Park

4
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
For shopping fun, head to Nyaman Gallery or Reservoart. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Tirta Empul Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Pandawa Beach (in Kuta), Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Sanur, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Denpasar online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Denpasar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Singapore in July, you will find days in Denpasar are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Seminyak, Pandawa Beach, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Tanah Lot Temple, Spas
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Pandawa Beach ©
Pandawa Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Nusa Penida, Indonesia

The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelingking Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nusa Penida trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Denpasar to Nusa Penida by combination of car and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple and Hase-dera Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Senso-ji Temple and Ghibli Museum Mitaka. Venture out of the city with trips to Narita (Three-storied Pagoda & Seitoku Taishido) and Kamakura (Ankokuronji Temple, Jojuin Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Asakusa, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Central Railway Station, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip builder.

You can fly from Nusa Penida to Tokyo in 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nusa Penida to Tokyo. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Kamakura, Narita, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Asakusa ©
Asakusa

6
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Uji (Hakusan Shrine, Hozo-in Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Pontocho District, make a trip to Nijo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toji.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto road trip planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Uji, Nara
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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night
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 2nd (Mon), take a stroll through Solbat Art Village, head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, thentake a stroll through Seomyeon Medical Street, and finally stop by Gamcheon Culture Village.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Busan visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Busan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Kyoto in August, plan for little chillier days in Busan, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches
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Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach

2
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 3rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, thenHead underground at Manjanggul Cave, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, and finally go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Halla Mountain.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju route maker site.

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Halla Mountain
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Trickeye Museum Seoul. Get some historical perspective at Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, don't miss a visit to Deoksugung, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seoul trip planner.

You can fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. August in Seoul sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul

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