36 days in Asia Itinerary

36 days in Asia Itinerary

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Taipei, Taiwan
— 1 night
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
3
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
5
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
6
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
8
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
9
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
10
Beijing, China
— 3 nights

1
night
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Yonglian Temple, then get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Japanese-style residential and then take in the awesome beauty at Yangmingshan National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip maker site.

Thunder Bay, Canada to Taipei is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Thunder Bay to Taipei is 13 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Thunder Bay in June, with highs in Taipei at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Taipei

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Yonglian Temple ©
Yonglian Temple

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Angkor Wat and Beng Mealea. Visit Ta Prohm and Baphuon Temple for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap online vacation builder.

Fly from Taipei to Siem Reap in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time (CST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then examine the collection at National Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally view the masterpieces at Lotus Space.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh road trip planning site.

Fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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 19th (Fri), make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and then paddle through the water with Countryside Adventures.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In June in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Museum, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and finally walk around KL Bird Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Putra Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddha Jayanti Temple, then walk around KLCC Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur road trip planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Putra Mosque
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tanjung Rhu Beach and Kilim Karst Geoforest Park. Get in touch with nature at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Zipline. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Langkawi visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Zipline
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) and Jim Thompson House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Maha That. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and don't miss a visit to Wat Pho.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Langkawi to Bangkok in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to Bangkok. In June, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Thai Elephant Home and Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra Singh. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Wat Suan Dok.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon National Park, Thai Elephant Home, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home

4
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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 Kayaking & Canoeing and West Lake. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quarter and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and stop by TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi holiday maker site.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Hanoi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum Of China, steep yourself in history at Bell and Drum Towers, get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, and take an in-depth tour of Beijing Ancient Architecture Museum Xiannongtan Temple.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing online visit planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Beijing in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hanoi to Beijing due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Beijing are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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