60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Venice, Italy
Fly:  17 h
1
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Male, Maldives
— 9 nights
Fly + Subway:  7 h 30 min
3
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
+4
Subway + Fly + Bus + Drive + Ferry:  8 h
4
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h
5
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 4 nights
+4
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  7 h
6
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
7
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Vang Vieng, Laos
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Vientiane, Laos
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Subway + Train:  4 h 30 min
12
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h
13
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
14
Xi'an, China
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Subway:  4 h 30 min
15
Beijing, China
— 5 nights
+2
Subway + Foot + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Venice, Italy

2
nights
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Step out of Colombo with an excursion to The Marina in Kahapola--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, pause for some photo ops at Independence Memorial Hall, walk around Galle Face Green, and take an in-depth tour of The Bandaranaike Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colombo online route maker.

Venice, Italy to Colombo is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Venice to Colombo, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: high temperatures in Colombo hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Male.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Marina
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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Chabad of Colombo ©
Chabad of Colombo
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

9
nights
Male, Maldives

Male ©
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Get out of town with these interesting Male side-trips: HP Reef (in Furanafushi Island) and Hulhumale Mosque (in Hulhumale). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at National Museum, and stop by Island Bazaar.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Male trip planner.

You can fly from Colombo to Male in 4 hours. Traveling from Colombo to Male, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Male can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll set off for Singapore on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Male

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hulhumale, Banana Reef, HP Reef, Hulhumale
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Artificial Beach ©
Artificial Beach
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Spas & Wellness

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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.
When in Singapore, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island, approximately Sentosa Island away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, wander the streets of Chinatown, and don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Male to Singapore by combination of flight and subway takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Male to Singapore. In November in Singapore, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Mu Koh Lanta National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get interesting insight from Tours, and try for a hole-in-one at Lanta Parklife.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta road trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, car, and ferry from Singapore to Ko Lanta in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train, shuttle, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Ko Lanta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm ©
Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm

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nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Step out of Ko Phi Phi Don to go to Ao Nang and see Bamboo Island, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary builder website.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, try for a hole-in-one at Phangan Adventure MiniGolf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi.

Plan my trip to Ko Pha Ngan with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Jorkyball ©
Phangan Jorkyball
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

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nights
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Spas & Wellness

3
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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok day trip planning website.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bangkok, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Spas
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

5
nights
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Luang Prabang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in December, things will get a bit cooler in Luang Prabang: highs are around 31°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

1
night
Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Tham Nam (Water cave), take in the dramatic natural features at Tham Chang Cave, Head underground at Tham Chang, then Head underground at Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Kang.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vang Vieng travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vientiane.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tham Nam (Water cave) ©
Tham Nam (Water cave)
Wat Kang ©
Wat Kang
Tham Chang Cave ©
Tham Chang Cave

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nights
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Vientiane is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, snap pictures at Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, and make a trip to Wat Ong Teu.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Vientiane trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Vang Vieng to Vientiane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Vientiane are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

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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.
Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_exploring_the_fascinating_underwater_world_at Ocean Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Vientiane to Hong Kong in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vientiane to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vientiane in December, you will find days in Hong Kong are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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Shanghai, China

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and wander the streets of Former French Concession.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shanghai driving holiday site.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Hong Kong in December, plan for little chillier days in Shanghai, with highs around 13°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Shanghai

Tours Spas Shopping
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Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

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Xi'an, China

Xi'an ©
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an is known for museums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Eight Immortals (Ba Xian An), contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and explore the ancient world of Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qin Dynasty of Xi'an.

Plan my Xi'an trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Xi'an takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Shanghai in December: high temperatures in Xi'an hover around 8°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and see The Great Wall at Badaling.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing route site.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Xi'an to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in December, expect nights in Beijing to be about the same, around -8°C, while days are little chillier, around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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