60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Jeju, South Korea
— 6 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 6 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Hoi An
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Singapore, Singapore
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Patong, Thailand — 5 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Phuket Elephant Park (in Pa Khlok), Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, stop by David Jone Fashion, and take a leisurely stroll along A&F Tour Travel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong trip maker website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Patong is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to Patong, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Town in September, expect nights in Patong to be much hotter, around 27°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:

Bangkok, Thailand — 3 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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Patong to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can fly to Chiang Mai.
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

Chiang Mai, Thailand — 2 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.
On the 3rd (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Hanoi.
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Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 5 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.
On the 7th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi travel route planner.

Fly from Chiang Mai to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Seoul.
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Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:

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.
Explore Seoul's surroundings by going to DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju), Gogang Prehistoric Relics Park (in Bucheon) and Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, contemplate the long history of Deoksugung, shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, and wander the streets of Insadong.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Seoul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and subway. Traveling from Hanoi to Seoul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Jeju.
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Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:

Jeju, South Korea — 6 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju, has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Gasiri Wind Power Plant). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, stroll around Handam Park, admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, and get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jeju visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Jeju can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Busan.
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Find places to stay Oct 14 — 20:

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 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggungsa, head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, then walk around Yongdusan Park, and finally hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Bokcheon Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Busan Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Busan driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Jeju in October since evenings lows in Busan dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Kyoto.
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Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

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.
Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Osaka (Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan & Namban Culture Center). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip site.

Getting from Busan to Kyoto by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. October in Kyoto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can fly to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:

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.
Tokyo is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, take a stroll through Odaiba District, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Tokyo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.
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Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 2:

Boracay, Philippines — 6 nights

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Dedicate the 5th (Sun) to wine at 1Boracay. There's much more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), get interesting insight from Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ilig Iligan Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip site.

Getting from Tokyo to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 10.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo to Boracay, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Tokyo in November: high temperatures in Boracay hover around 33°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Hoi An.
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Find places to stay Nov 2 — 8:

Hoi An, Vietnam — 3 nights

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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, cast your line with a fishing tour, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Hoi An in 12 hours. Traveling from Boracay to Hoi An, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:

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.
On the 14th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City road trip tool.

You can fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Hoi An, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Singapore.
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Find places to stay Nov 11 — 14:

Singapore, Singapore — 7 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Jurong Bird Park, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore due to the time zone difference. November in Singapore sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 14 — 21:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.
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South Korea travel guide

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Shopping · History Museums · Parks
Land of the Morning Calm
Though it boasts a history spanning thousands of years, South Korea ranks among the world's most urbanized and modernized countries, with nearly half of its population living in high-rises concentrated in the national capital. In this land of pristine mountain scenery, many South Korea vacations involve some form of winter sports--not surprising for the country that won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curious travelers wishing to get to know South Korea's heart and soul spend only a small part of their holiday in big cities like Busan and Seoul, devoting much of their attention to the tranquil countryside that seems largely untouched by the 21st century.
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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.
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Philippines travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.
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