60 days in Asia & Australia Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Australia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
— 3 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
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Cairns, Australia
— 5 nights
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Port Douglas, Australia
— 5 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia
— 7 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 4 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly to Jaipur, Train to Agra
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Agra, India
— 3 nights
Train to New Delhi, Fly to Leh
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Leh, India
— 6 nights
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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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum, find something for the whole family at Olympic Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Beijing online tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Beijing is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Beijing due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for warmer days in Beijing, with highs around 37°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to fly to Shanghai.
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Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

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.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jade Buddha Temple, get great views at Jin Mao Tower, take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, then get engrossed in the history at Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu). Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Shanghai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Shanghai, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly to Cairns.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Cairns, Australia — 5 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 23rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and meet the residents at Cairns Aquarium.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns visit planner.

Fly from Shanghai to Cairns in 13 hours. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 2 hours. In August, Cairns is a bit cooler than Shanghai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:

Port Douglas, Australia — 5 nights

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Tribulation (Marrdja Botanical Walk & Cape Trib Farm) and Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan). Spend the 27th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 29th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas holiday maker tool.

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can fly to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia — 7 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Sydney.
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Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 7:

Sydney, Australia — 6 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

Discover how to plan a Sydney trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Sydney, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 13:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia — 4 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker app.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Ubud.
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

Ubud, Indonesia — 4 nights

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Venture out of the city with trips to Joe's Gone Diving (in Sanur), Waterbom Bali (in Kuta) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's much more to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Neka Art Museum, and look for gifts at Lilla Lane Square.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ubud road trip planning website.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Ubud in 12.5 hours. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Ubud due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer evenings in Ubud when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Singapore.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:

Singapore, Singapore — 4 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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Singapore online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. In September, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Siem Reap.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

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 26th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, and then explore the ancient world of Angkor Thom.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap day trip planning website.

Fly from Singapore to Siem Reap in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 3 nights

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 28th (Wed), browse the different shops at Siam Paragon and then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok day trip planning site.

You can fly from Siem Reap 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. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Agra.
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Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:

Agra, India — 3 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Agra travel route planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bangkok to Agra takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Agra. September in Agra sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Leh.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:

Leh, India — 6 nights

The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get out of town with these interesting Leh side-trips: Hemis Monastery (in Hemis), Likir Gompa (in Likir) and Alchi Monastery (in Alchi). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Basgo gompa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and don't miss a visit to Prayer Wheel.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Leh trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Leh in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Dubai.
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Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:

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 (Heritage Village, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Thu) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dubai day trip app.

Fly from Leh to Dubai in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. In October in Dubai, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:

Australia travel guide

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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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