22 days in Asia Itinerary

22 days in Asia Itinerary

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
2
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
3
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 3 nights
4
Uong Bi, Vietnam
— 1 night
5
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
6
Doi Suthep, Thailand
— 2 nights
7
Lumbini, Nepal
— 2 nights
8
Bodh Gaya, India
— 3 nights

2
nights
Colombo, Sri Lanka

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, then view the masterpieces at Ganeshism Studio Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Sri Lanka Air Force Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borella All Saints Church.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colombo road trip planning tool.

Asuncion, Paraguay to Colombo is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Asuncion to Colombo is 9.5 hours. In January in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sri Lanka Air Force Museum
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Safaris
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum

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Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Kandy Brasswear Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally see the interesting displays at World Buddhist Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kandy planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Colombo to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
World Buddhist Museum ©
World Buddhist Museum

3
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon)
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bengali Sunni Jameh Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwedagon Pagoda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyauk Daw Kyi, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Taukkyan War Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yangon (Rangoon) holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Kandy to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 11 hours. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Myanmar Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uong Bi.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue ©
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

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night
Uong Bi, Vietnam

Uong Bi ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Vang Pagoda.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uong Bi trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yangon (Rangoon) to Uong Bi. Traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Uong Bi, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Uong Bi

Historic Sites
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Ba Vang Pagoda ©
Ba Vang Pagoda

3
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Get outdoors at Kuang Si Waterfall and Mount Phousi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, stop by Aromdee Shop, and don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Luang Prabang online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Uong Bi to Luang Prabang with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Doi Suthep.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre ©
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

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Doi Suthep, Thailand

Doi Suthep ©
Doi Suthep sits as a granite mountain offering natural, spiritual, and architectural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Doi Suthep-Pui National Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Doi Suthep vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Doi Suthep in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in January, expect nights in Doi Suthep to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Doi Suthep

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Houy Pak Pai Rose Garden
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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park ©
Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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Lumbini, Nepal

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Myanmar Golden Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maya Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepal Vajrayana Mahavihara, then make a trip to Indian Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gautami Nuns Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Lanka Temple. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Thai Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Kudan Stupa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lumbini holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Doi Suthep to Lumbini. The time zone difference when traveling from Doi Suthep to Lumbini is minus 1.2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Doi Suthep in January; daily highs in Lumbini reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lumbini Sanskritik
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Cambodia Lumbini Buddhist Temple ©
Cambodia Lumbini Buddhist Temple
Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation ©
Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation

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Bodh Gaya, India

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
Let the collections at Archaeological Society of India Museum and Bodhgaya Multimedia Museum capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mahabodhi Temple and Great Buddha Statue. There's more to do: make a trip to Bodhi Tree and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thai Monastery.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bodh Gaya holiday planner.

Drive from Lumbini to Bodh Gaya in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.2 hours traveling from Lumbini to Bodh Gaya. While traveling from Lumbini, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bodh Gaya, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Busshin-ji Temple
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Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple
Thai Monastery ©
Thai Monastery
Chinese Temple ©
Chinese Temple

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