16 days in Asia Itinerary

16 days in Asia Itinerary

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16 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Durban, South Africa
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Agra, India
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
6
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Durban, South Africa

2
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, wander the streets of Chinatown, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, and appreciate the history behind Merlion Park.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Singapore trip itinerary planning website .

Durban, South Africa to Singapore is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Durban to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durban in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Singapore, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, explore the ancient world of Angkor Thom, and then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Pub Street, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, then explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap road trip tool .

You can fly from Singapore to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Siem Reap. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Singapore in December since evenings lows in Siem Reap dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, then don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, have some family-friendly fun at VR1 -Thonglor Virtual Reality cafe Bangkok, and then shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

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Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Bangkok are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Jaipur, India

Jaipur ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then make a trip to City Palace of Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally look for gifts at Pachouli. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Make Bike Trip and then look for all kinds of wild species at EleSafari.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur travel route builder website .

Getting from Bangkok to Jaipur by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Jaipur is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect nights in Jaipur to be colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Parks Museums
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EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Jahangir Mahal, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then make a trip to Taj Mahal.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra route maker site .

You can drive from Jaipur to Agra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

1
night
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to The Corniche and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bur Dubai Grand Mosque. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Heritage Village and then get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Abu Dhabi in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Agra in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Abu Dhabi, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Bur Dubai Grand Mosque ©
Bur Dubai Grand Mosque
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ©
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

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nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 20th (Sun) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jumeirah Mosque.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Dubai online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Dubai are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

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