24 days in Asia Itinerary

24 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
2
El Nido, Philippines
— 3 nights
3
Boracay, Philippines
— 2 nights
4
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
5
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
9
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Saraswati Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Spas (in Canggu) and Reservoart (in Seminyak). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Mount Kawi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, stop by Threads of Life, and stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ubud trip app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ubud is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Ubud, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in September, expect Ubud to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Ubud

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Tanah Lot Temple, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, Spas
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
El Nido, Philippines

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Las Cabanas Beach. Visit Nacpan Beach and Seven Commando Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to El Nido takes 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

2
nights
Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach).

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boracay road trip planner.

Fly from El Nido to Boracay in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Diniwid Beach ©
Diniwid Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, thenwander the streets of Asakusa, thenstop by Stockplus, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tokyo National Museum and then take a stroll through Odaiba District.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boracay to Tokyo takes 10 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boracay to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boracay in September, Tokyo is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Asakusa ©
Asakusa
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Dotombori District. Step out of Kyoto to go to Namba and see Minami (Namba), which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, wander the streets of Gion, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, and look for gifts at Kiyora Senjafuda.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online day trip planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

2
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, thentake in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, thenwander the streets of Old Quarter, and finally explore the galleries of A Dong Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Hanoi by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kyoto to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

3
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Non Nuoc Beach. Visiting My Khe Beach and The Marble Mountains will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stop by Yaly Couture, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hunt for treasures at Central Market.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hoi An takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, thenview the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, thenhunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip site.

Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sriya & Daya Curio Shop, thenadmire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, and then tee off at RB Tours Srilanka. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Knuckles Forest Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items.

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

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Kandy in 11 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Royal Botanical Gardens, Knuckles Forest Reserve
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Knuckles Forest Reserve ©
Knuckles Forest Reserve

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