39 days in Asia Itinerary

39 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Panama City, Panama
Fly:  25 h
1
Mumbai, India
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
2
Jaipur, India
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
6
Bagan, Myanmar
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Singapore, Singapore
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h
11
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
12
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
13
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
14
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
15
Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
16
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h
17
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
18
Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
19
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h
20
Kyoto, Japan
— Few hours
Train:  4 h 30 min
21
Nikko, Japan
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
22
Tokyo, Japan
— 1 day
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Panama City, Panama

1
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Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, and then cruise along Marine Drive.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai online trip maker.

Panama City, Panama to Mumbai is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Panama City to Mumbai, you'll lose 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Mumbai when traveling from Panama City in January, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Jaipur, India

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jaipur trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Jaipur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in January, with highs in Jaipur at 26°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
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City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
Jaigarh Fort ©
Jaigarh Fort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stop by Craft House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, then examine the collection at National Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi day trip app.

You can fly from Jaipur to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jaipur in January, plan for slightly colder days in New Delhi, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Chandni Chowk ©
Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
National Museum ©
National Museum

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night
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu ©
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.
On the 1st (Thu), look for gifts at Nepal Handloom Silk industry, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Asan.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from New Delhi to Kathmandu by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Delhi to Kathmandu, you'll lose 0.2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in February; daily highs in Kathmandu reach 26°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Kathmandu

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Patan Museum
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Asan ©
Asan
Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Nepal Handloom Silk industry ©
Nepal Handloom Silk industry

1
night
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): hunt for treasures at Bogyoke Aung San Market, get engrossed in the history at National Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha.

Start your trip to Yangon (Rangoon) by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Kathmandu to Yangon (Rangoon) in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Nepal Time to Myanmar Time, which is usually a 0.8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Bogyoke Aung San Market ©
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Bagan Archaeological Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, and then explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bagan attractions planner.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bagan by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Sulamani Guphaya Temple ©
Sulamani Guphaya Temple

1
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 5th (Mon), examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Night Bazaar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Chiang Mai in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bagan to Chiang Mai is 0.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Wat Saket, then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and finally browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bangkok, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, stroll around KL Bird Park, and then browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take a stroll through Chinatown, get a taste of the local shopping with BB Park Bukit Bintang, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, shop like a local with Orchard Road, and then admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To plan Singapore vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Orchard Road ©
Orchard Road
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Threads of Life and Neka Art Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tanah Lot Temple and Don Antonio Blanco Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ubud side-trips: Seminyak (Nyaman Gallery & Makassi). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, look for gifts at La Boheme, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ubud itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ubud takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Ubud are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Seminyak, Tanah Lot Temple
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Threads of Life ©
Threads of Life

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple and Stanley will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at IFC mall and Lane Crawford. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, step off the mainland to explore Tung Ping Chau, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird Garden Yuen Po Street, and don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ubud to Hong Kong in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, subway, and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ubud in February, with highs in Hong Kong at 23°C and lows at 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
IFC mall ©
IFC mall
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple ©
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

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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 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hanoi trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xiengthong, then see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Luang Prabang Night Market.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang sightseeing website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Museums Nature Parks
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace Museum ©
Royal Palace Museum
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

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Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai, browse the different shops at Talat Sao, take an in-depth tour of Lao National History Museum, then hunt for treasures at Morning Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang). Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Vientiane Orchidees.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vientiane online journey planner.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Vientiane. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Vientiane

Wildlife Nature Parks
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Vientiane Orchidees ©
Vientiane Orchidees
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Morning Market ©
Morning Market

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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.
On the 24th (Sat), kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, then stroll through An Bang Beach, then stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and finally steep yourself in history at The Tran Family Home and Chapel.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Vientiane to Hoi An in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vientiane in February: highs in Hoi An hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hoi An

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach
The Tran Family Home and Chapel ©
The Tran Family Home and Chapel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, and finally look for gifts at Very Berry -Handmade in Cambodia. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Mekong Quilts, stop by Sombai Cambodian Liqueur / Workshop & Shop, then see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hoi An to Siem Reap takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hoi An in February, you will find days in Siem Reap are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shanghai.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan).

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Shanghai online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Siem Reap to Shanghai is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Siem Reap in February; daily highs in Shanghai reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): browse for treasures at Panjiayuan Antique Market, then stop by Nanluoguxiang, and then take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang) and then get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing trip planner.

Getting from Shanghai to Beijing by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Beijing, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Nanluoguxiang ©
Nanluoguxiang

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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.
On the 4th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle and then see the interesting displays at Kyoto International Manga Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kyoto travel route builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Beijing to Kyoto takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beijing to Kyoto. Traveling from Beijing in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kyoto, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Nikko.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kyoto International Manga Museum ©
Kyoto International Manga Museum

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Nikko, Japan

Nikko
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nikko attractions tool.

Take a train from Kyoto to Nikko in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kyoto in March: highs in Nikko hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 10°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then don't miss a visit to Tokyo National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and finally get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tokyo online trip planner.

You can drive from Nikko to Tokyo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nikko in March, expect nights in Tokyo to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

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