41 days in Asia Itinerary

41 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Osan, South Korea
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
7
Kuta, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Ferry:  3 h
8
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
— 4 nights
+6
Ferry + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly + Foot + Ferry:  12 h 45 min
9
Boracay, Philippines
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Minneapolis, United States

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Literature & National University and Chua Tran Quoc. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Step out of Hanoi to go to Ninh Binh and see Trang An Grottoes, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Quarter, explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), examine the collection at Ancient House, and stop by Tired City Bao Khanh.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi day trip tool.

Osan, South Korea to Hanoi is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Osan to Hanoi is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trang An Grottoes
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

5
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Popular historic sites such as The Independence Palace and Ba Thien Hau Temple are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, examine the collection at FITO Museum, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

1
night
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Central Mall, contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then get some fabulous bargains at Factory Outlet Store, then get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lotus Space. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Russian Market, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.

Make your Phnom Penh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

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 12th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and then delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Jayav Art, then explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap road trip planning site.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Chaiwatthanaram and Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon. Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Sri Sanphet & Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan) and Erawan Museum (in Samut Prakan). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Erawan Museum
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

7
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get outdoors at Singapore River and The Southern Ridges. Your inner history buff will appreciate Battlebox and Sentosa Boardwalk. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Peranakan Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Maxwell Food Centre, browse the different shops at VivoCity, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery Singapore.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from Bangkok to Singapore in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Singapore. In October, daytime highs in Singapore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Boardwalk
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
National Gallery Singapore ©
National Gallery Singapore
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

5
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
You'll explore and learn at Museum PASIFIKA and Central Wave Painting. Visiting Balangan Beach and Melasti Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuta: Tampaksiring (Mount Kawi & Tirta Empul Temple), Wayan's Shop (in Ubud) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tanah Lot Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Taman Ayun Temple, see the interesting displays at Bali Trick Art, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Kuta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October in Kuta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Ungasan, Jimbaran, Wayan's Shop, Uluwatu Temple
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Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Taman Ayun Temple ©
Taman Ayun Temple

4
nights
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Rinjani and Gili Trawangan Turtle Hatchery. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: get outside with Paddle Gili, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Agung Baiturrahman, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gili Trawangan trip itinerary tool.

Ride a ferry from Kuta to Gili Trawangan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Gili Trawangan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Boracay.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Rinjani
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Rinjani ©
Mount Rinjani
Paddle Gili ©
Paddle Gili

5
nights
Boracay, Philippines

Boracay ©
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Visit Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and White Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Bulabog Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Boracay with an excursion to Buruanga Beach in Caticlan--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Scotty's Action Sports Network, Inc. Boracay, look for all kinds of wild species at Mangrove Nursery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balinghai Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Gili Trawangan to Boracay in 16.5 hours. Traveling from Gili Trawangan in November, you will find days in Boracay are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Buruanga Beach
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Bulabog Beach ©
Bulabog Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)

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