45 days in Asia Itinerary

45 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
4
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
5
Taipei, Taiwan
— 1 night
6
Manila, Philippines
— 1 night
7
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
8
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
9
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
10
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
13
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
14
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 1 night
15
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
16
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
17
Beijing, China
— 6 nights

3
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Odaiba District and National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. Get a sense of the local culture at Tokyo National Museum and Akihabara. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tokyo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Calgary, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Tokyo is 16 hours. In April, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Calgary - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Popular historic sites such as Nijo Castle and Ryoanji Temple are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Arashiyama, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online visit planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally walk around Yongdusan Park. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bokcheon Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, and then kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Busan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Busan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Gyeongbokgung Palace and Namsan Park. Changdeokgung Palace and Deoksugung are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to DMZ Haemaru Village in Paju (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Insadong, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seoul visit app.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Seoul sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

DMZ Haemaru Village
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village

1
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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): wander the streets of Ximending and then examine the collection at National Palace Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei trip planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Taipei in 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in April, with highs in Taipei at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Ximending
Ximending

1
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Manila, Philippines

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): walk around Rizal Park, then admire all the interesting features of Fort Santiago, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manila road trip planner.

You can fly from Taipei to Manila in 7 hours. Traveling from Taipei in April, things will get a bit warmer in Manila: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

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Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Escape the urban bustle at Pantai Sanur and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jimbaran Bay and Karang Beach. Step out of Denpasar with an excursion to Tanah Lot Temple in Beraban--about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: cool off at Waterbom Bali and take in the exciting artwork at Threads of Life.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip planner.

Getting from Manila to Denpasar by flight takes about 8 hours. While traveling from Manila, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Denpasar, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ubud, Jimbaran Bay, Tanah Lot Temple, Waterbom Bali
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Attractions like Chinatown and Gardens by the Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to Tanjong Beach and Southernmost point of Asia. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Merlion Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer, and stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Denpasar to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, explore the galleries of The Independence Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and finally browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City online route builder.

Fly from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
On the 23rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Attractions like Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm make great kid-friendly stops. Get a sense of the local culture at Bayon Temple and Terrace of the Elephants. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, and look for gifts at Thai Zen Spa.

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You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration). Bring the kids along to The Grand Palace and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan & Wat Maha That). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), see the interesting displays at The National Museum Bangkok, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, then admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in April, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Off-Road Tours. Bring the kids along to Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, learn about all things military at Vietnam Military History Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Lantau island and Hong Kong Museum of History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hong Kong travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hanoi to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. In May in Hong Kong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland

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Beijing, China

Beijing
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Palace Museum and Temple of Heaven. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, laugh and play at Olympic Park, and stroll the grounds of 3.18 Martyr Tomb.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Beijing takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Beijing, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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