36 days in Asia Itinerary

36 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia travel route planner

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly to Delhi, Train to Agra
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Agra, India
— 2 nights
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Jaipur, India
— 5 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 2 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, stop by Dubai Gold Souk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bastakia Quarter, and browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubai trip itinerary planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Dubai is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Dubai, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Dubai to be much hotter, temps between 28°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping · Tours · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 3 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Abu Dhabi. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Marina Mall, then contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, and then take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi road trip app.

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Agra.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 23:

Agra, India

— 2 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Taj Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Diwan-i-Am Agra Fort, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Agra day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Abu Dhabi to Agra in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Agra is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in January, expect Agra to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:

Jaipur, India

— 5 nights

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Jaipur is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Amber Palace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and surround yourself with nature on Elefantastic.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur vacation builder site.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Agra in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, stop by Suit Fitter Phuket, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Patong route planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Patong in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jaipur to Patong is 1.5 hours. While traveling from Jaipur, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Patong, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:

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.
Step out of Singapore to go to Sentosa Island and see Sentosa Boardwalk, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, trek along The Southern Ridges, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Singapore takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Singapore Standard Time is 1 hour. In February in Singapore, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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 7th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Drink Vietnam, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then don't miss a visit to The Independence Palace, and finally make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. Keep things going the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City. In February, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 2 nights

Charming City

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and then enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, examine the collection at National Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Phnom Penh journey site.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 4 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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap sightseeing website.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:

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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip builder.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 2 nights
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 18th (Thu): stop by Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Luang Prabang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in February, with highs in Luang Prabang at 35°C and lows at 18°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:

Shanghai, China

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, then take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, then examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Shanghai vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Shanghai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luang Prabang to Shanghai due to the time zone difference. In February, Shanghai is cooler than Luang Prabang - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21: