58 days in Asia Itinerary

58 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Tokyo, Japan
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Gyeongju, South Korea
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Guangzhou, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
9
Hangzhou, China
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
10
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
11
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
13
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
14
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
15
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
16
Pattaya, Thailand
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
17
Bagan, Myanmar
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 30 min
18
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
19
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 15 min
20
Thimphu, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
21
Bumthang, Bhutan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h
22
Paro, Bhutan
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
23
Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
End: Tokyo, Japan

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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 1st (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, then head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Gwangalli Beach, then make a trip to Yongdusan Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and finally take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Busan trip builder.

Tokyo, Japan to Busan is an approximately 6- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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Gyeongju, South Korea

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, then appreciate the history behind Seokguram, and then explore the activities along Bomun Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Gyeongju Eupseong, then examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheomseongdae Observatory.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Gyeongju online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Busan in September, you will find days in Gyeongju are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

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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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, steep yourself in history at Deoksugung, and shop like a local with Namdaemun Market.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul journey maker website.

You can fly from Gyeongju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gyeongju in September since evenings lows in Seoul dip to 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Insadong ©
Insadong
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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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 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Taipei day trip app.

Getting from Seoul to Taipei by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Taipei. In September, Taipei is somewhat warmer than Seoul - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak). On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline and then find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong trip planner.

Getting from Taipei to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. September in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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Shanghai, China

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Bund (Wai Tan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jade Buddha Temple.

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

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, Shanghai is slightly colder than Hong Kong - with highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

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Guangzhou, China

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the views from Liede Bridge, then get to know the resident critters at Chimelong Safari Park, and then make a trip to Canton Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral and then take a stroll through Shamian Island.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Guangzhou tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Shanghai to Guangzhou by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Shanghai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Guangzhou, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Shamian Island ©
Shamian Island
Canton Tower ©
Canton Tower
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers and then hike along Mutianyu Great Wall. On your second day here, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Beijing trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Guangzhou to Beijing in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Guangzhou in September; daily highs in Beijing reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hangzhou.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
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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Hangzhou, China

Hangzhou ©
Hangzhou, the scenic capital of Zheijang Province, remains a popular vacation choice for tourists interested in the area's numerous cultural and natural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Hangzhou Confucius Temple, take in the pleasant sights at West Lake (Xi Hu), and then contemplate the long history of Xiangji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Tea Museum and then steep yourself in history at Lingyin Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hangzhou trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Beijing to Hangzhou in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hangzhou, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hangzhou

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Pik Cloud Cave of Hangzhou
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Lingyin Temple ©
Lingyin Temple
West Lake (Xi Hu) ©
West Lake (Xi Hu)
Xiangji Temple ©
Xiangji Temple

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hanoi day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hangzhou to Hanoi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hangzhou to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, explore the striking landscape of Cat Ba Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Pont Bai Chay and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay day trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally stop by Gallery Ti Tin. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Phu Cam Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and then steep yourself in history at Luc Bo Culture Space.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Da Nang road trip planning app.

Do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Da Nang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In September in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Nang

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hue, Hoi An
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas

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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.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam and then take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha tho Da Minh, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Central Post Office, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

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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.
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, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Dab Pai, and admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip planning site.

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for gifts at Style'n'Style, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Pattaya Beach and then make a trip to The Sanctuary Of Truth.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pattaya trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Pattaya in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Walking Street Pattaya ©
Walking Street Pattaya

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Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Bagan Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, and make a trip to Yandabo Village Pottery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Pattaya to Bagan by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Pattaya to Bagan, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 15th (Thu), look for gifts at Yangoods Bogyoke Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sule Pagoda, then appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally appreciate the history behind Chaukhtatgyi Buddha. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) trip maker website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Yangon (Rangoon) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Dhaka City.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda ©
Sule Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Dhaka City ©
One of the most congested and busiest cities in the world, Dhaka has a great deal to offer for everyone's taste.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Liberation War Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goaldi Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Bangladesh National Museum, and finally take a stroll through Nilket. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Sadarghat, admire the landmark architecture of Ahsan Manzil, then contemplate the long history of Lalbag Fort, then don't miss a visit to Dhakeshwari Temple, and finally deepen your understanding at Shahid Minar.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dhaka City online travel planner.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Dhaka City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Dhaka City is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Thimphu.

Things to do in Dhaka City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Bangladesh National Museum ©
Bangladesh National Museum
National Parliament House ©
National Parliament House
Lalbag Fort ©
Lalbag Fort

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Thimphu, Bhutan

The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong). On your second day here, make a trip to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, shop like a local with Junction Book Store, then take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Druk Wangyel Monastery.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Thimphu road trip website.

Do a combination of flight and car from Dhaka City to Thimphu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Dhaka City to Thimphu, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Thimphu, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Bumthang.

Things to do in Thimphu

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Changangkha Lhakhang ©
Changangkha Lhakhang

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Bumthang, Bhutan

Bumthang ©
Plan a trip to Bumthang to discover an area as rich in culture as it is in sweeping valley views.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bumthang Brewery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Burning Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurje Lhakhang.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bumthang route builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Thimphu to Bumthang takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paro.

Things to do in Bumthang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Burning Lake ©
Burning Lake
Kurje Lhakhang ©
Kurje Lhakhang

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Paro, Bhutan

Paro ©
A charming historic town with many sacred sites cradled in a verdant valley, Paro offers a scenic base to explore the important Buddhist attractions and pristine nature around it.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang, then contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Druk Choeding, and finally steep yourself in history at Drukgyel Dzong. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ugyen Pema Woedling Zangthopelri, then explore and take pictures at Chele La Pass, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lhakhang Nagpo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paro online travel route planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Bumthang to Paro in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paro can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Lhakhang Nagpo
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang
Drukgyel Dzong ©
Drukgyel Dzong

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Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Jeongbang Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Cheonjiyeon Falls, and then make a trip to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, then take in the dramatic natural features at Seongsan Ilchulbong, and finally get outside with Gwangchigi Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jeju trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paro to Jeju takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Bhutan Time (BTT) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Paro in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Jeju, with lows of 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Cheonjiyeon Falls ©
Cheonjiyeon Falls

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