25 days in Asia Itinerary

25 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Paro, Bhutan
— 2 nights
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Goa, India
— 2 nights
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Seminyak, Indonesia — 3 nights

A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seminyak: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). There's still lots to do: cool off at Waterbom Bali, kick back and relax at Kuta Beach - Bali, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and explore the galleries of Nyaman Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seminyak trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Seminyak is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Seminyak is 4 hours. Traveling from Dubai in September, things will get a bit cooler in Seminyak: highs are around 35°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ubud.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Theme Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:

Ubud, Indonesia — 3 nights

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Ubud is known for parks, spas, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Wayan's Shop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ubud trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seminyak to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Ubud sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, then explore the galleries of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - InterContinental, and then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The House of Saigon, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Ho Chi Minh City takes 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to fly to Hoi An.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Hoi An, Vietnam — 2 nights

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, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden, and view the masterpieces at Gallery 180.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An road trip website.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Hoi An sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Hanoi.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Hanoi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Bangkok, Thailand — 2 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): do sightseeing at your own pace with Rent A Scooter Bangkok, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, then look for gifts at R.Boss Bespoke, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and then shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Paro.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Paro, Bhutan — 2 nights

A charming historic town with many sacred sites cradled in a verdant valley, Paro offers a scenic base to explore the important Buddhist attractions and pristine nature around it.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Chele La Pass. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang, then contemplate the long history of Drukgyel Dzong, and finally make a trip to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Paro online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Paro in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Bhutan Time (BTT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in September, with highs in Paro at 28°C and lows at 18°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Goa.
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Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:

Goa, India — 2 nights

On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 2nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Animal Shelter Agonda and then stroll through Palolem Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Agonda Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goa online travel route planner.

Fly from Paro to Goa in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paro to Goa is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Paro in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Goa, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Colombo.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Colombo, Sri Lanka — 3 nights

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Step out of Colombo to go to Negombo and see Negombo Beach, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by TaxiColombo CMB Airport Taxi, take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, don't miss a visit to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, and pick up some local products at Datery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colombo day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Goa to Colombo takes 7.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:

Bali travel guide

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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.
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Vietnam travel guide

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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.
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Thailand travel guide

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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.
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Bhutan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Sacred & Religious Sites
Last Shangrila
Thanks to its location in the Himalayas, tiny Bhutan's main tourist attraction is its stunning natural scenery. The last of the world's Buddhist kingdoms, this mountainous country boasts stretches of fertile land and a small population surviving on subsistence farming. Visitors seeking culturally enriching experiences take a trip to Bhutan to discover a mysterious and magic mountain kingdom where traditional Buddhism slowly and carefully accepts the developments of the modern world. Popular things to do in this "Last Shangrila" include bird-watching, hiking, and biking through some of the planet's least-spoiled wilderness areas, where commercial tourism still seems a concept from a distant future.
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Sri Lanka travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Nature & Parks
India's Teardrop
Shaped like a teardrop and located just below the southern tip of India, lush Sri Lanka boasts some of the greatest biodiversity in the world. Unless you time your Sri Lanka holiday for monsoon season, you can expect bright blue skies and plenty of sunshine, perfect for exploring tropical forests, historic temples, colonial forts, and many other buildings dating back to Dutch rule. Popular things to do in Sri Lanka include swimming, sailing, and surfing, though a growing number of visitors come here just to eat their way around the country. Greatly influenced by nearby India, the national cuisine also features many elements of European cooking--a result of the Dutch and Portuguese colonial years. Of course, a trip to Sri Lanka would not be complete without a cup of its world-famous Ceylon tea.
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