42 days in Asia Itinerary

42 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Subway:  3 h 30 min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Fly + Taxi:  7 h 30 min
2
Thekkady, India
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Train + Fly:  9 h
5
Jaipur, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Agra, India
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Subway + Fly + Foot + Subway:  13 h 30 min
7
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
+4
Subway + Foot + Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
11
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
12
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
13
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
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, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Gardens by the Bay, explore the galleries of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Singapore is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of train, flight, and subway. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. April in Singapore sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

Fort Siloso Skywalk
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

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nights
Thekkady, India

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Philip's Natural Honey And Bee Farm, look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady day trip app.

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, and taxi from Singapore to Thekkady takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Singapore to Thekkady. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, browse the different shops at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dubai itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Dubai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Dubai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

2
nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, then take an in-depth tour of Qasr Al Hosn, then contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall and then get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

3
nights
Jaipur, India

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, look for all kinds of wild species at Amer Jeep Safari, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, and explore the world behind art at Pratap Celebrity Wax Museum Jaipur.

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Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Abu Dhabi to Jaipur takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Jaipur. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 44°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Amer Jeep Safari ©
Amer Jeep Safari
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal, and then make a trip to Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Imperial Wax Museum, look for gifts at Rajrani Souvenirs, then contemplate the long history of Taj Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Diwan E Aam, and finally admire the striking features of Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Agra travel route planning app.

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Agra

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

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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, get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), find something for the whole family at Olympic Park, and examine the collection at National Museum Of China.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Beijing trip planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and subway from Agra to Beijing in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. In April, Beijing is much colder than Agra - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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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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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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, make a trip to Insadong, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul travel planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and train from Beijing to Seoul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Beijing in April: highs in Seoul hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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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: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, wander the streets of Odaiba District, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, and get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tokyo driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Seoul to Tokyo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum in Osaka (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, have some family-friendly fun at NINJA VR KYOTO, and don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Classes

Side Trip

Osaka
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NINJA VR KYOTO ©
NINJA VR KYOTO
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longhua Temple, and browse the different shops at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Shanghai takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap travel route planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Shanghai to Siem Reap due to the time zone difference. In May, Siem Reap is a bit warmer than Shanghai - with highs of 41°C and lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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

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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.
Take a break from Bangkok with a short trip to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, get great views at Wat Saket, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

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You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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