60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Train to Odawara, Bus to Hakone-machi
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Hakone-machi, Japan
— 2 nights
Bus to Odawara, Train to Kyoto
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 1 day
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Xi'an, China
— 2 nights
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Guilin, China
— 3 nights
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Bus to Hanoi
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Cebu City, Philippines
— 5 nights
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Siargao Island, Philippines
— 5 nights
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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 6 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
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.
Hase-dera Temple and Senso-ji Temple will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Meguro River and Kimono Me. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Kamakura (Kōtoku-in & Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, wander the streets of Akihabara, and visit Ginza.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo online journey planner.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus to Tokyo is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. May in Tokyo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:

Hakone-machi, Japan

— 2 nights
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pola Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Hakone Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, then explore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Odawara Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Odawara Castle Tenshukaku, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ishigakiyama Ichiya Castle Historic Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Tokyo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Hero Tour Japan and Mt. Daimonji will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, trek along Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple.

Before you visit Kyoto, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Kyoto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Traveling from Hakone-machi in May, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

Osaka, Japan

— 1 day
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory, then wander the streets of Dotombori District, and finally make a trip to Kuromon Market.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Osaka tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Osaka, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

Beijing, China

— 4 nights
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.
Visit Mutianyu Great Wall and Dong Yue Miao (Dongyue Temple) for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Juyongguan Great Wall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and examine the collection at National Museum Of China.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Osaka to Beijing in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Osaka to Beijing due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Osaka in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Beijing, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

Xi'an, China

— 2 nights

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and Xi'an Bell Tower will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and Xi'an Mosque. Spend the 16th (Mon) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) and don't miss a visit to Kaiyuan Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Xi'an attractions planning website.

Getting from Beijing to Xi'an by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Guilin.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:

Guilin, China

— 3 nights
The riverside karst landscape around Guilin has long made it a favorite with Chinese poets, photographers, and travelers.
Visiting Huangbu Beach and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Jiangtouzhou Ancient Dwellings and Xingping Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), stroll around Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan).

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Guilin road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Guilin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Guilin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Guilin

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Halong Bay, Vietnam

— 3 nights
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry from Guilin to Halong Bay in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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.
On the 24th (Tue), stop by TiredCity Hang Bong, then explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Cebu City, Philippines

— 5 nights

Queen City of the South

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Virgen dela Regla National Shrine and Basilica del Santo Nino. Your inner history buff will appreciate Magellan's Cross and Fort San Pedro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cebu City: Lapu Lapu (Scuba & Snorkeling, Lapu Lapu Statue, &more) and Hermit's Cove (in Aloguinsan). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Vano Public Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Leah, steep yourself in history at Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, and get to know the resident critters at Cebu Zoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cebu City trip site.

Fly from Hanoi to Cebu City in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Philippine Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Cebu City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 31:

Siargao Island, Philippines

— 5 nights
A lush oasis of tropical vegetation surrounded by warm waters east of the Philippines, Siargao Island offers a mix of mangrove forests, squeaky-clean sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs.
Step out of the city life by going to Magpupungko Beach and Villa Maya Siargao Island Cloud 9.. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Alegria Beach, see some colorful creatures with Palaka Siargao Dive Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Taktak Falls, and head off the coast to Naked Island.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Siargao Island trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Cebu City to Siargao Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Siargao Island are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jakarta.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:

Jakarta, Indonesia

— 6 nights

Big Durian

The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.
Get a sense of the local culture at Al Azhar Grand Mosque and Jakarta Cathedral. Istiqlal Mosque and Jakarta Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jakarta: Bogor (Presidential Museum, Bogor Halimun National Park Tour, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the majestic nature at Taman Menteng, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and appreciate the history behind National Monument (MONAS).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jakarta travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Siargao Island to Jakarta. Traveling from Siargao Island to Jakarta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Jakarta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Jakarta

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 12:

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jhony Siem Reap Tuk Tuk. Visit Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see Off-Road Tours.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Jakarta to Siem Reap takes 9 hours. June in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Wat Maha That. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Pridi Banomyong Memorial in Ayutthaya, approximately Ayutthaya away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get great views at Wat Saket.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok online journey planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Bangkok by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Patong Beach and Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Karon Beach and Banana Beach. When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately Chalong away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patong Mosque, view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Bangla Road.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Patong trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Patong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Patong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 3 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Visiting Railay Beach and Aonang Elephant Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Dao Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krabi Town: Ko Lanta (Lanta Art & Warin Spa) and Lanta Animal Welfare (in Ban Sala Dan). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, stop by Alex's Fashion, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, and see some colorful creatures with Sawasdee Divers Krabi.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Patong to Krabi Town by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Phuket travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.

Krabi Province travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Scuba & Snorkeling
Visitors usually come back from their holiday in Krabi Province deeply impressed by the region's natural attractions, which include white-sand beaches, extensive coral reefs, numerous waterfalls, caves, and more than 130 islands. The area encompasses some of the most popular destinations floating just off the picturesque Andaman Coast, including the six islands protected as a national park of impressive natural beauty. Most tours of Krabi Province include an exploration of the vertical karst formations jutting from the sea, a dramatic backdrop for water-based adventures. Although mass tourism in the province increasingly exerts pressure, many of the islands here retain a relaxed feel and offer a bit of solitude in a heavenly tropical setting.