53 days in Asia Itinerary

53 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  10 h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Macau, China
— 1 night
Helicopter:  15 min
6
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
10
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
12
Mumbai, India
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
13
New Delhi, India
— 7 nights
End: New Delhi, India

4
nights
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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, get great views at Wat Saket, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok online journey maker.

Perth, Australia to Bangkok is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Perth in September: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 91°F and lows are around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 5th (Sat), walk around KLCC Park, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and then browse the different shops at Kinokuniya Book Stores. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, thentake a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur road trip app.

You can fly from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. September in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Singapore: Sentosa Island (Universal Studios Singapore & S.E.A. Aquarium). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Singapore Zoo, stroll through Gardens by the Bay, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore vacation builder.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenget a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, stroll around Le Thi Rieng Culture Park and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. September in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Macau.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

1
night
Macau, China

Macau ©
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Maritime Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Centre of Macau, thenbrowse the collection at Patane Library, and finally explore the ancient world of Ruins of St. Paul's.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Macau trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Macau takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to China Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to do a combination of to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Macau ©
Historic Centre of Macau
Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Maritime Museum ©
Maritime Museum

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), walk around Nan Lian Garden, get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, and step off the mainland to explore Lantau island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hong Kong online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Macau to Hong Kong by combination of takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland

4
nights
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: don't miss a visit to The Bund (Wai Tan), shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shanghai online trip builder.

Getting from Hong Kong to Shanghai by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in September; daily highs in Shanghai reach 83°F and lows reach 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Shanghai World Financial Center
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

4
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, and take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Beijing trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Beijing, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

5
nights
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 striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and contemplate the long history of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul tour itinerary website.

Fly from Beijing to Seoul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Beijing in September, you will find days in Seoul are little chillier (72°F), and nights are a bit warmer (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Insadong ©
Insadong
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Anrakuji (in Izu), Todai-ji Temple (in Nara) and Jishu Shrine (in Otsu). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto road trip app.

You can fly from Seoul to Kyoto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Seoul in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around 74°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Anrakuji, Todai-ji Temple, Jishu Shrine
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

5
nights
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: don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

5
nights
Mumbai, India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, cruise along Marine Drive, and take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mumbai trip planner.

Fly from Tokyo to Mumbai in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. When traveling from Tokyo in October, plan for warmer days in Mumbai, with highs around 93°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

7
nights
New Delhi, India

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to New Delhi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 69°F in New Delhi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Akshardham
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

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