56 days in Asia Itinerary

56 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
7
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
8
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
11
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
12
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
13
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h
14
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

4
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: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Tokyo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

5
nights
Shanghai, China

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Shanghai day trip planning site.

You can fly from Tokyo to Shanghai in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to China Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 14:
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Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

5
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, explore the activities along West Lake, have fun at Authentic Bat Trang, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hanoi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, and contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc.

Start your trip to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

2
nights
Hue, Vietnam

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, have fun at Hope Center Hue, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, contemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hue tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas

3
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda, and get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hoi An in January, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

3
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, get engrossed in the history at Coi Nguon Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, and stop by Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Duong Dong tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Adventure Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Mushroom, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. February in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Tom's Fashion ©
Tom's Fashion
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

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.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, and delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai travel planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chiang Mai, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

1
night
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip itinerary website.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Koh Tao. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Green Elephant Sanctuary Park (in Choeng Thale). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bangla Road, get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach, and get your game on at Game Space Laser Battle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Patong trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Koh Tao to Patong in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Patong when traveling from Koh Tao in February, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, Banana Beach, Karon Beach
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don journey planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. February in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

5
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Marina Mall, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 28th (Sun) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, admire the striking features of Emirates Towers, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To plan Dubai vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Fly from Ko Phi Phi Don to Dubai in 13 hours. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don to Dubai, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in February; daily highs in Dubai reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall

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