36 days in Asia Itinerary

36 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
2
Agra, India
— 1 night
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h
3
Leh, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
7
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
8
Shanghai, China
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
9
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

4
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Marina Mall, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Burj Khalifa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jumeirah Mosque, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubai attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to Dubai is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 4 hours. In July, Dubai is much hotter than Manchester - with highs of 49°C and lows of 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Dubai

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall

1
night
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bageshwarnath Temple and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, then admire the striking features of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agra journey tool.

You can fly from Dubai to Agra in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Dubai to Agra, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get slightly colder in Agra: highs are around 40°C and lows about 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

3
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, look for gifts at De Pashmina Emporium, and pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Leh tour builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

2
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: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Leh to Bangkok by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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VR1 -Thonglor Virtual Reality cafe Bangkok ©
VR1 -Thonglor Virtual Reality cafe Bangkok
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Tue), see Off-Road Tours, explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap holiday maker tool.

Fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. July in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, make a trip to Singapore Flyer, trek along The Southern Ridges, and get outside with City Scoot.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Singapore vacation planning tool.

Getting from Siem Reap to Singapore by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Singapore Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sentosa Boardwalk
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City Scoot ©
City Scoot
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get out of town with these interesting Ubud side-trips: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Waterbom Bali (in Kuta) and Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, and explore the galleries of Threads of Life.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ubud trip 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. When traveling from Singapore in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Ubud, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Ubud

Theme Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Tanah Lot Temple, Waterbom Bali, Tirta Empul Temple
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and then take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), then shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and finally pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shanghai online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Shanghai takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Ubud in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Shanghai: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

2
nights
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.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, approximately Osaka away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, make a trip to Nijo Castle, take a stroll through Arashiyama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto road trip website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Shanghai to Kyoto in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Odaiba, get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace, engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
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Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
nights
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
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.
Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and stop by Insadong.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seoul itinerary maker site.

Getting from Tokyo to Seoul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Seoul are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hwaseong Fortress
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

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nights
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: see Mutianyu Great Wall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), steep yourself in history at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Beijing trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Beijing takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Beijing is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Beijing can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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