60 days in East Asia & Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in East Asia & Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 5 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Jimbaran
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Jimbaran, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Fly to Phuket, Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bus to Krabi, Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Bagan, Myanmar
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Kyoto, Japan

— 4 nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Visit Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo Castle for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum (in Osaka), Dotombori District (in Dotombori) and Byodoin (in Uji). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Gion, contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, go for a walk through Arashiyama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Kyoto is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. January in Kyoto sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly to Shanghai.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:

Shanghai, China

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Orient

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Bund (Wai Tan) and Xintiandi. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Former French Concession. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), take in the exciting artwork at Three on the Bund, examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and look for gifts at Spin Ceramics.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai road trip website.

Fly from Kyoto to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyoto to Shanghai. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:

Boracay, Philippines

— 5 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Diniwid Beach and White Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Balinghai Beach, stroll through Lapuz-Lapuz Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Boracay Waters.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Shanghai to Boracay takes 10.5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Shanghai in January: high temperatures in Boracay hover around 30°C and lows are around 26°C. You will leave for Jimbaran on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Boracay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

Jimbaran, Indonesia

— 2 nights
Formally a poor and isolated corner of Bali, the small fishing village of Jimbaran underwent a rapid transformation in the 1980s and has since become one of the island's fanciest destinations.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stroll through Bingin Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uluwatu Temple, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Samasta Lifestyle Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Nusa Dua Beach and then wander the streets of Jimbaran Bay.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jimbaran trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Jimbaran takes 11 hours. Traveling from Boracay in January, expect nights in Jimbaran to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Jimbaran

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:

Singapore, Singapore

— 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chinatown and Singapore Botanic Gardens. Popular historic sites such as Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Sentosa Boardwalk are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Orchard Road, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, and make a trip to Singapore Flyer.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Singapore trip maker site.

You can fly from Jimbaran to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. January in Singapore sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:

Ko Lanta, Thailand

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Relax by the water at Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai). Head to Lanta Animal Welfare and Lanta Artfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Diamond Cliff Beach, boost your wellbeing at Warin Spa, and kick back and relax at Nui Beach.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Singapore to Ko Lanta by combination of flight, car, and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Ko Lanta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, Ko Lanta is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 7:

Patong, Thailand

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Shop till you drop at Jungceylon and Apichart art gallery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Prince Fashion, stroll through Freedom Beach, and explore the galleries of The Phuket Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong trip builder website.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Patong by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 12:

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, kick back and relax at Railay Beach, and then stroll through Ao Nang Beach.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town travel itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll get in some beach time at Salad Beach and Haad Chao Phao Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Mae Haad Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haad Khom, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan tour itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Krabi Town in February, plan for slightly colder days in Ko Pha Ngan, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Historic City of Ayutthaya are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, take a stroll through Khaosan Road, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit).

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok route planning site.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 4 nights

Temple Town

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.
Visit Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bayon Temple and Viti's Tuk Tuk & Car Driver. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, explore the ancient world of Pre Rup, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, and admire the striking features of Banteay Kdei.

Start your trip to Siem Reap by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 2 nights

Charming City

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 28th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Eden Garden Mall, steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Central Market. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, explore the galleries of Lotus Space, examine the collection at National Museum, then view the masterpieces at Din Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Phnom Penh holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:

Duong Dong, Vietnam

— 5 nights
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
For shopping fun, head to From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop or Floating Village Rach Vem. Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau and Ho Quoc Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Vung Bau Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Luna Thai Spa, learn the secrets of beer at Beer Fridge, and stroll through Starfish Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Duong Dong trip itinerary website.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Duong Dong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), then wander the streets of Old Quarter, and finally take in the exciting artwork at 54 Traditions Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi online day trip planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 2 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chiang Man.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai attractions planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Bagan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Spas · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:

Bagan, Myanmar

— 4 nights
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan Temples and Shwesandaw Pagoda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ananda Temple and Dhammayan Gyi Temple. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thatbyinnyu Temple, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the exciting artwork at Black Elephant Studio, and steep yourself in history at Htilominlo Pahto.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bagan travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bagan takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Chiang Mai to Bagan. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14: