60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 6 nights
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Thimphu, Bhutan
— 1 night
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 5 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Gwangju, South Korea
— 1 night
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Jeju, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Fukuoka, Japan
— 1 night
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
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Kathmandu, Nepal

— 6 nights
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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Boudhanath Stupa and Bhairavnath Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Kathmandu: Bhaktapur (55 Window Palace, Siddhi Lakshmi Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, visit Mandala Street, and contemplate the long history of Kathmandu Durbar Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kathmandu trip builder site.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Kathmandu is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Nepal Time (NPT), which is usually a 10.8 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, Kathmandu is little chillier at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Thimphu.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:

Thimphu, Bhutan

— 1 night
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
On the 15th (Tue), examine the collection at National Textile Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), then see the interesting displays at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Thimphu route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to Thimphu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. You'll lose 0.2 hours traveling from Kathmandu to Thimphu due to the time zone difference. In March, Thimphu is a bit cooler than Kathmandu - with highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Thimphu

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 5 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chiang Man. Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phan Tao are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Rescue Park, and make a trip to Wat Ched Yot.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai itinerary planner.

You can fly from Thimphu to Chiang Mai in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Thimphu to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Thimphu in March, things will get warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around 97°F and lows about 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Chiang Mai in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 76°F in Ho Chi Minh City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 4 nights
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 One Pillar Pagoda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Off-Road Tours. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and make a trip to Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:

Hong Kong, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Lantau island and Secret Food Tours Hong Kong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 31st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), get curious at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Hong Kong Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Hong Kong are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:

Taipei, Taiwan

— 3 nights

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Palace Museum and Xin Zhuang Ci You Temple. Popular historic sites such as Lungshan Temple and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) are in your itinerary. Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. The adventure continues: stop by Ximending, contemplate the long history of Heritage And Culture Education Center Of Taipei, and appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Taipei takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Hong Kong in March, plan for little chillier nights in Taipei, with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Taipei

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:

Beijing, China

— 5 nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Peking Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling (Song Qingling Guju), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling), and take a tour by water with WikiBeijing.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Taipei to Beijing in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Taipei in April: high temperatures in Beijing hover around 73°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 8:

Seoul, South Korea

— 5 nights
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.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and DMZ Haemaru Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Changdeokgung Palace and Myeong-dong Cathedral for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Insadong, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and explore the world behind art at Seoul Arts Center.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul tour builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Seoul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Beijing in April: highs in Seoul hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gwangju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

Gwangju, South Korea

— 1 night
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stroll around Mudeungsan National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mudeungsan Jeungsimsa Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gwangju trip tool.

Traveling by train from Seoul to Gwangju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gwangju, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gwangju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

Jeju, South Korea

— 5 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gwaneumsa Temple and Jeju National Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Seongsan Ilchulbong and Geomunoreum. When in Jeju, make a side trip to see Gwangchigi Beach in Seogwipo, approximately Seogwipo away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, whizz through the canopy at Zipline Jeju, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, and go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jeju tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Gwangju to Jeju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:

Busan, South Korea

— 2 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, then kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then walk around Yongdusan Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Yeongdo Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Busan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In April, daytime highs in Busan are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

Fukuoka, Japan

— 1 night

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Onojo - Chikuzenkoku, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nanzoin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, then explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hakatamachiya Furusatokan.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Busan to Fukuoka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Osaka, Japan

— 3 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Popular historic sites such as Himeji Castle and Kasuga Grand Shrine are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Osaka Castle and Dotombori District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Nara (Nara Park & Naramachi Nakanishi Yosaburo) and Himeji (Nishi no Maru & Koko-en). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, visit Tobita Shinchi, and meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Osaka in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:

Kyoto, Japan

— 5 nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Gion. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, go for a walk through Philosopher's Walk, contemplate the long history of Kyoto Imperial Palace, and get a taste of the local shopping with Nishiki Market Shopping District.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto holiday planner.

You can drive from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:

Tokyo, Japan

— 5 nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Odaiba District and Tokyo National Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Senso-ji Temple and Hase-dera Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kōtoku-in, &more) and Sankeien Gardens (in Yokohama). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Waho-An NATURE Tokyo, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, shop like a local with Ginza, and don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

Discover how to plan a Tokyo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:

Jeju Island travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A popular vacation island for Koreans and foreigners with a mild coastal climate, Jeju-do offers hiking, caving, horseback riding, and plenty of beaches on which to relax and observe the sunset. A holiday in Jeju-do usually involves a visit to a UNESCO-protected lava tube, where you can see the world’s largest known lava column. Other lava and limestone caves set in botanical gardens, as well as a number of folk villages, combine to offer a diverse range of attractions during treks through the densely forested island, with the well-marked hiking trails also leading past giant basalt statues. Inland theme parks--ranging from a teddy bear museum to an erotic sculpture park--and golf courses provide a diverse range of entertainment options. The matriarchal island is known for its fisherwomen and female divers.