55 days in Asia Itinerary

55 days in Asia Itinerary

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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
Drive to Kathmandu, Fly to Chitwan National Park
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Chitwan National Park, Nepal
— 3 nights
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Pokhara, Nepal
— 3 nights
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
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Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
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Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 2 nights
Taxi to Dhaka, Fly to Khulna City
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Khulna City, Bangladesh
— 3 nights
Drive to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 7 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Patong, Thailand
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Kathmandu, Nepal — 3 nights

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Popular historic sites such as Swayambhunath Temple and Changu Narayan are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at 55 Window Palace and Boudha Stupa Thanka Center. Step out of Kathmandu with an excursion to Siddhi Lakshmi Temple in Bhaktapur--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, and stop by S.K. Handicrafts Export.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kathmandu is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10.8 hours traveling from Toronto to Kathmandu due to the time zone difference. In July in Kathmandu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chitwan National Park.
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Chitwan National Park, Nepal — 3 nights

The diverse ecosystems of Chitwan National Park house a large range of plants and animals, with the park listed as a World Heritage Site.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Narayani River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gumba Danda and Shashwat Dham. When in Chitwan National Park, make a side trip to see Maula Kalika in Gaindakot, approximately Gaindakot away.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chitwan National Park trip builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kathmandu in July, with highs in Chitwan National Park at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Pokhara.
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Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Pokhara, Nepal — 3 nights

Lake City

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peace Temple and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: stop by Women's Skills Development Organization, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Barahi temple, and then test the waters at Tranquility Spa - Pokhara.

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Fly from Chitwan National Park to Pokhara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Pokhara is little chillier than Chitwan National Park - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Colombo.
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

Colombo, Sri Lanka — 1 night

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Mount Lavinia Beach, and then look for gifts at Traditional Gem Mine.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Colombo online visit planner.

You can fly from Pokhara to Colombo in 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 0.2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Colombo when traveling from Pokhara in July, with lows around 31°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ratnapura.
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Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Ratnapura, Sri Lanka — 2 nights

Ratnapura is a major city in Sri Lanka. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Gemmological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Maha Saman Dewalaya and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kajugaswatta Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ratnapura road trip website.

Traveling by car from Colombo to Ratnapura takes 3 hours. In July in Ratnapura, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Yala National Park.
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Yala National Park, Sri Lanka — 2 nights

One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kebiliththa - Siyambalawa devalaya and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wedasiti Kanda Viharaya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kirinda Viharaya and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yala National Park journey app.

Explore your travel options from Ratnapura to Yala National Park with the Route module. In July in Yala National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Kandy.
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Kandy, Sri Lanka — 2 nights

Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll through Udawattekele Sanctuary, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asgiri Maha Vihara pirivena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy Garrison Cemetery and then look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kandy visit planner.

You can fly from Yala National Park to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Dhaka City.
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh — 2 nights

Rickshaw Capital of the World

One of the most congested and busiest cities in the world, Dhaka has a great deal to offer for everyone's taste.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Drik Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goaldi Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhaka University Central Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Lalbag Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, Dhaka.. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque, and then tee off at Kurmitola Golf Club.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dhaka City trip tool.

You can fly from Kandy to Dhaka City in 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Khulna City.
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Khulna City, Bangladesh — 3 nights

One of the country's largest urban centers, Khulna City stands as an important hub on the banks of the Rupsha River, with a number of important natural and cultural places close by.
On the 22nd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Sundarbans and then take an in-depth tour of 1971: Genocide-Torture Archive & Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shaat Gombuj Masjid and then take a peaceful walk through Sundarbans.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Khulna City trip tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Dhaka City to Khulna City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Khulna City due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 7 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.
Visit Wat Pho and Wat Chaiwatthanaram for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grand Palace and Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wat Borom Puttharam & Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Khulna City to Bangkok. The time zone difference when traveling from Khulna City to Bangkok is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai, Thailand — 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Suan Dok and Wat Chiang Man are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Lok Molee and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, look for gifts at SMART Fashion, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Glang-Viang Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Luang Prabang.
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Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Sensoukharam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xiengthong, and then look for all kinds of wild species at MandaLao Elephant Conservation. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xieng Mouane, then look for gifts at L'etranger Books and Tea, then take a stroll through Whisky Village, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Manorom.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang journey planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Hanoi.
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Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. Head to TiredCity Hang Bong and A Dong Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from Hanoi with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Ninh Binh, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chua Tran Quoc, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, view the masterpieces at Klimt Art Gallery, and browse the handmade items at Authentic Bat Trang.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi tour site.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Da Nang.
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Da Nang, Vietnam — 4 nights

City of Bridges

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and My Khe Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Rubin Cloth Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Da Nang: Precious Heritage by Rehahn (in Hoi An) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Phu). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, stroll through The Marble Mountains, take in the awesome beauty at Son Tra Mountain, and relax and rejuvenate at Min Luxury Spa.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Da Nang online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Da Nang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Find places to stay Aug 9 — 13:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Luxury Tours Group and Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve. Get a sense of the local culture at War Remnants Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Bitexco Financial Tower, browse the exhibits of Ben Thanh Art & Frame, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and see the interesting displays at FITO Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning site.

You can fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Siem Reap.
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Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, and finally explore the ancient world of Pre Rup. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, then hunt for treasures at Made in Cambodia Market, then look for gifts at Artisans Angkor, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap route builder app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Patong.
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Patong, Thailand — 4 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Head to Nordic Fashion and Malin Plaza Patongfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices and Phuket Dive Tours. Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Big Buddha Phuket, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patong Mosque.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Patong online holiday maker.

Getting from Siem Reap to Patong by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

Phuket travel guide

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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.
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