60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 4 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
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Fly to Maret
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Maret, Thailand
— 4 nights
Taxi to Koh Samui Mae Nam, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Canggu, Indonesia
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El Nido, Philippines
— 5 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 4 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Kyoto
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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
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Chiang Mai, Thailand — 4 nights

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Wat Phra Singh and Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Highland People Discovery Museum, explore the world behind art at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, and look for gifts at Ambassador Fashions.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai tour planner.

Manchester, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Chiang Mai. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in January: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Bangkok.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip

Bangkok, Thailand — 4 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Shop till you drop at Chatuchak Weekend Market and R.Boss Bespoke. Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, browse the range of quality goods at Steve & James, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 4 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon and The Independence Palace. Head to Ben Thanh Market and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoifor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City holiday website.

Fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.
Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 4 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Royal Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and Wat Phnom. Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum, admire all the interesting features of Central Market, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh trip planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Ko Lanta, Thailand — 3 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lanta Old Town and Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea). Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Phnom Penh to Ko Lanta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Maret.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours
Side Trip

Maret, Thailand — 4 nights

Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Maenam Beach and Lamai Beach. There's much more to do: stop by Classic International Suits, kick back and relax at Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), hunt for treasures at Lamai Sunday Nightmarket, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Maret day trip app.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Ko Lanta to Maret takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Ko Lanta, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Maret, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand — 4 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Visiting Salad Beach and Thong Nai Pan Noi will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Mae Haad Beach and Bottle Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haad Rin, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan journey planning site.

Getting from Maret to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Singapore.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Singapore, Singapore — 4 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Chinatown and Singapore Botanic Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Palawan Beach and Marina Bay. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Orchard Road, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, gear up at City Scoot, and walk around East Coast Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Canggu.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trip

Canggu, Indonesia — 6 nights

Located about 10 km (6.2 mi) north of the famous Kuta Beach, the once small fishing village of Canggu has now become synonymous with a popular stretch of beach resorts and Western-owned villas.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak and Wayan's Shop. Relax by the water at Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali. Change things up with these side-trips from Canggu: Ubud (Threads of Life & Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary), Nico Dives Cool - Day Tours (in Sanur) and The Gallery (in Seminyak). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanah Lot Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Nyaman Gallery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Canggu online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Singapore to Canggu by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Canggu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 7th (Mon), you're off to El Nido.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

El Nido, Philippines — 5 nights

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Take a break from the city and head to Nacpan Beach and Marimegmeg Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Las Cabanas Beach and Hidden Beach. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Commando Beach, and cool off at The Gardens Day Club.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the El Nido online trip maker.

Fly from Canggu to El Nido in 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Boracay, Philippines — 4 nights

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
We've included these beaches for you: Diniwid Beach and Bulabog Beach. Escape the urban bustle at White Beach and Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, hunt for treasures at D' Talipapa Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boracay route planner.

Getting from El Nido to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You'll set off for Kyoto on the 16th (Wed).
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Dotombori District and Fuuka-Kimono. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Osaka (Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum & Namban Culture Center) and Nara Park (in Nara). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Gion, get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

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

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Kyoto in 10 hours. Traveling from Boracay to Kyoto, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boracay in March, things will get cooler in Kyoto: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Tokyo.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trips

Tokyo, Japan — 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Odaiba District and Takeshita Street. Head to Ginza and Asakusafor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and fulfill a lifelong dream with Tokyo Gaijins - Day Tours.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Tokyo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife

Thailand travel guide

3.7
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.

Ko Samui travel guide

3.9
Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.