21 days in Asia Itinerary

21 days in Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
— 2 nights
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Xi'an, China
— 1 night
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Huangshan, China
— 2 nights
Train to Hangzhou East, Fly to Zhangjiajie Hehua
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Zhangjiajie, China
— 2 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Train to Da Nang, Fly to Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Phuket Town, Thailand
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Beijing, China

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.
You've added Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), Beijing Hikers, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), admire the striking features of Tian'anmen, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and explore the galleries of The Palace Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Beijing route planner.

New York City, USA to Beijing is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from New York City to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Xi'an, China

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
On the 7th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, then take in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Xi'an Mosque.

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You can fly from Beijing to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Xi'an are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites · Museums

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Huangshan, China

Named after the "Yellow Mountains" with which the region has long been associated, Huangshan offers access to UNESCO-listed sites both natural and man-made.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Xihai Great Canyon. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Xidi Ancient Village, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan, take in breathtaking views at Xihai Great Canyon, then steep yourself in history at Tunxi Ancient Street, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tunxi Mountainous Town. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Huangshan UNESCO Global Geopark and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Huangshan Hot Spring.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Huangshan online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Xi'an to Huangshan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Zhangjiajie, China

The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie, Yellow Dragon Cave and Tianzi Mountain. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tianzi Mountain, then explore the striking landscape at Yellow Dragon Cave, then take in breathtaking views at The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Zhangjiajie Zixia Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zhangjiajie trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Huangshan to Zhangjiajie takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Hong Kong, China

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lantau island as well as Nan Lian Garden. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong online visit planner.

Fly from Zhangjiajie to Hong Kong in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. August in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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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.
Vietnam Travel Heaven (VTH travel) has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), then let your taste buds guide you at Vietnam Travel Heaven (VTH travel), and finally take a stroll through Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Ho Chi Minh Museum, then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and finally pick up some new knowledge with Indigo Store.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hanoi online travel route planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hue Royal Palace as well as Hue Easy Rider. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, stroll the grounds of Royal Tombs, take in the views from Thanh Toan Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Hue Royal Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Imperial City. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Truong Tien Bridge, contemplate the long history of Hon Chen Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Mieu Temple, then see Hue Easy Rider, and finally contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc.

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Fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Hue, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Tours

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Kuang Si Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, then make a trip to Old Quarter Luang Prabang, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Hue to Luang Prabang in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Bangkok, Thailand

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.
On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Siam, then browse the different shops at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center), then explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and finally take a stroll through Khaosan Road.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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Phuket Town, Thailand

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, make a trip to Bangla Road, then kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Instyle Bespoke Tailors, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Phuket Town trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Phuket Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips