55 days in Asia Itinerary

55 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train
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Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Train
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 7 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 7 nights
Fly
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 15 nights

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Tokyo, Japan — 6 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.
Visiting Tokyo Japan Fishing Guide and Enoshima Island will get you outdoors. Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo Central Railway Station will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple & Kōtoku-in) and Hakone-machi (Otome Toge, Sengokuhara, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, make a trip to Tokyo Tower, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, and see Asakusa Samurai Ai Armor Experience.

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If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport, Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base and Yokota Air Base. In October, daytime highs in Tokyo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Kyoto.
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Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Kimono Atelier Akane and Kyoto Isshu Trail Higashiyama Course. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Jindoji Temple (in Kizugawa) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, wander the streets of Arashiyama, and visit Gion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Osaka.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Shopping
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Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:

Osaka, Japan — 2 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.
Get some cultural insight at Osaka Castle and Kasuga Grand Shrine. Your inner history buff will appreciate Koyasan Okunoin and Torodo Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Nara (Nara Park & Nigatsu-do Temple). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, take a stroll through Dotombori District, don't miss a visit to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka road trip website.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Osaka, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Hanoi.
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Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Old Quarter and A Dong Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 1st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư, and don't miss a visit to Temple of Literature & National University.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Getting from Osaka to Hanoi by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Osaka to Hanoi is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Nha Trang.
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Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:

Nha Trang, Vietnam — 7 nights

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Popular historic sites such as Po Nagar Cham Towers and Nha Tho Nui are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nha Trang Beach. Spend the 9th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda, take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, stop by Legendary Chocolatier, and kick back and relax at Hon Chong.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nha Trang online route planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Nha Trang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 12:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 3 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.
War Remnants Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Independence Palace and Nha tho Da Minh. On the 14th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, admire the striking features of People's Committee Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda, and ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City online holiday maker.

Fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.
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Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 4 nights

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and National Museum. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, browse the exhibits of Kbach Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, and stop by Cambodian Handicraft Association.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phnom Penh road trip tool.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In November in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Siem Reap.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 7 nights

Temple Town

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Phnom Kulen National Park. Visit Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm for their historical value. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap trip planner.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 26:

Bangkok, Thailand — 15 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Step out of the city life by going to Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The Grand Palace and Wat Maha That are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Klong Kone Mangrove Forest (in Samut Songkhram), Wat Phra Pathom Chedi (in Nakhon Pathom) and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market (in Damnoen Saduak). Spend the 11th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), contemplate the long history of Historic City of Ayutthaya, and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok day trip planning site.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night.
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Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 11: