42 days in Asia Itinerary

42 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Singapore, Singapore
— 6 nights
2
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
3
Pattaya, Thailand
— 4 nights
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
5
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 6 nights
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
7
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
8
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights


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6
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Visit Battlebox and The Helix Bridge for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Peranakan Museum and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. There's much more to do: walk around East Coast Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery Singapore, identify plant and animal life at MacRitchie Nature Trail, and get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Singapore itinerary maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Singapore is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Singapore, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Singapore are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
Battlebox ©
Battlebox
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Appreciate the collections at Phuket Philatelic Museum and The Phuket Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Malin Plaza Patong, make a trip to Bangla Road, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

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Traveling by flight from Singapore to Patong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Singapore to Patong, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Patong, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Phuket Town
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Malin Plaza Patong ©
Malin Plaza Patong
Spas
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

4
nights
Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Explore hidden gems such as Big Buddha Temple and Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien). Popular historic sites such as The Sanctuary Of Truth and Darul Ibadah Mosque are in your itinerary. Explore Pattaya's surroundings by going to Nang Ram Beach (in Samaesan) and Rangsri Soon Thorn Temple (in Bang Sare). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Yansangwararam, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Christian Church in Pattaya / Православный храм в Паттайе.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pattaya road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Patong to Pattaya in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pattaya when traveling from Patong in May, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Nang Ram Beach, Wat Yansangwararam, Rangsri Soon Thorn Temple
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Nang Ram Beach ©
Nang Ram Beach
Big Buddha Temple ©
Big Buddha Temple

6
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.
Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Madame Tussauds Bangkok and Jim Thompson House. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Chaiwatthanaram & Wat Phra Sri Sanphet). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Art in Paradise Bangkok, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

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Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

6
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Elephant Rescue Park and Thai Elephant Home. Get some historical perspective at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Mae Taeng), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan (in Lamphun). The adventure continues: stroll through Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saen Muang Ma Luang, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mae Taeng, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Mahawan Woramahawihan, Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park
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Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Presidential Palace Historical Site. Let the collections at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and TiredCity Hang Bong capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to see Bich Dong Pagoda about 2h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), and don't miss a visit to Old City Gate.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hanoi online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Gyeongbokgung Palace and World Jewellery Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Changdeokgung Palace and Hwaseong Fortress. Change things up with a short trip to Dongbukgongsimdon in Suwon (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Insadong, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Trickeye Museum Seoul, and visit Bukchon Hanok Village.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul visit planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Seoul in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and subway. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Suwon
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Senso-ji Temple and Chidorigafuchi. Let the collections at The National Art Center, Tokyo and Fire Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Kamakura (Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) & Kencho-ji Temple). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Odaiba District, admire the masterpieces at 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT, steep yourself in history at Hozomon, and get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo travel planner.

Fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. May in Tokyo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Kamakura
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine

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