30 days in Asia Itinerary

30 days in Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
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Seoul, South Korea
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Kyoto, Japan
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Shanghai, China
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Singapore, Singapore
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
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Agra, India
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Jaipur, India
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Beijing, China

— 3 nights
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, don't miss a visit to Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), explore the galleries of The Palace Museum, and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Beijing road trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Beijing is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cairo to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in November, things will get much colder in Beijing: highs are around 11°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Seoul, South Korea

— 3 nights
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: stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, explore the world behind art at National Folk Museum of Korea, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

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Traveling by flight from Beijing to Seoul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Beijing to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seoul when traveling from Beijing in November, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:

Kyoto, Japan

— 2 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.
On the 8th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto driving holiday planning app.

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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in November, with highs in Kyoto at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:

Shanghai, China

— 3 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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shanghai trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Shanghai takes 7 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. In November, daytime highs in Shanghai are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

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.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Singapore takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Shanghai in November: high temperatures in Singapore hover around 37°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm and then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Siem Reap road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Singapore to Siem Reap in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Singapore to Siem Reap, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 1 night

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 (Thu), admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:

Kathmandu, Nepal

— 3 nights
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Spend the 19th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. On the 21st (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the landmark architecture of Nara Devi Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu trip maker website.

Fly from Bangkok to Kathmandu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Nepal Time, which is usually a -1.2 hour difference. When traveling from Bangkok in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Kathmandu, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 22:

Agra, India

— 1 night

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Agra Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then explore the galleries of Taj Gallery.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Kathmandu to Agra in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 0.2 hours. Traveling from Kathmandu in November, things will get a bit warmer in Agra: highs are around 34°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:

Jaipur, India

— 2 nights

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, and then step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jaipur day trip site.

You can fly from Agra to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Jaipur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 4 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore Dubai's surroundings by going to Abu Dhabi (Qasr Al Watan, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dubai trip builder tool.

You can fly from Jaipur to Dubai in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Jaipur in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Dubai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30: