32 days in Asia Itinerary

32 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Lhasa, China
— 2 nights
2
New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
3
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 1 night
4
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
6
Pakse, Laos
— 3 nights
7
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
8
Agra, India
— 2 nights
9
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
10
Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lhasa, China

Lhasa ©
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Potala Palace, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Sera Monastery, thendon't miss a visit to Barkhor Street, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jokhang Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument of Alliance Between Tang Dynasty and Tibetan Regime.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lhasa driving holiday planning site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Lhasa is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Lhasa, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lhasa, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple
Sera Monastery ©
Sera Monastery

3
nights
New Delhi, India

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 25th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, steep yourself in history at India Gate, thenstop by Luv Indiya, and finally hunt for treasures at Chandni Chowk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then view the masterpieces at Art Mall.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Lhasa to New Delhi takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Lhasa to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. In December, New Delhi is much warmer than Lhasa - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dhaka City.

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): browse the range of quality goods at Aarong, stop by Nilket, thensteep yourself in history at Lalbag Fort, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bangladesh National Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dhaka City day trip website.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Dhaka City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Dhaka City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Bangladesh National Museum ©
Bangladesh National Museum
Lalbag Fort ©
Lalbag Fort
Aarong ©
Aarong

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and finally pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dhaka City to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dhaka City to Yangon (Rangoon) due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Spas Shopping

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Bogyoke Aung San Market ©
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chatuchak Weekend Market and Khaosan Road. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and look for gifts at Mango Mojito Shoes.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip maker tool.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok. In December, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Pakse, Laos

Pakse ©
Resting at the meeting point of the Se Don and Mekong rivers, Pakse provides the ideal starting point from which to begin your discovery of southern Laos.
Wat Phu and Si Phan Don are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Bolaven Plateau and Tad Pha Suam Waterfall will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pakse: Champasak Town (Don Daeng Island & Chez Maman) and Tad Fane (in Paksong). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Tad Yuang Waterfalls, don't miss a visit to Phu Salao, Golden Buddha, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Phou Asa Mountain, and take in the views from Lao Nippon Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pakse day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok to Pakse. In January, daytime highs in Pakse are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pakse

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Champasak Town, Tad Pha Suam Waterfall, Si Phan Don, Bolaven Plateau, Tad Fane
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Bolaven Plateau ©
Bolaven Plateau
Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu
Si Phan Don ©
Si Phan Don

5
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

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.
Do your shopping at himalayan arts gallery p.ltd and The Cashmere Outlet. Your inner history buff will appreciate Boudhanath Stupa and Bhadrakali Temple. And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

Plan a trip to Kathmandu easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pakse to Kathmandu. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.2 hours traveling from Pakse to Kathmandu. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Pakse in January: high temperatures in Kathmandu hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Agra.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Patan (Lalitpur)
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Rugged Trails Nepal ©
Rugged Trails Nepal

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Agra Art Gallery, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Shahin Arts, examine the collection at Taj Museum, thenexamine the collection at Spiritual Museum, thenview the masterpieces at Taj Gallery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kathmandu to Agra takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Nepal Time (NPT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -0.2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kathmandu in January since evenings lows in Agra dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

4
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
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.
Visiting Lake Kawaguchi and Kimono Me will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Edo-Tokyo Museum and Tokyo National Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) in Hakone-machi (about 2h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Odaiba District, shop like a local with Asakusa, make a trip to Takeshita Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

Plan trip to Tokyo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Tokyo in 15 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Agra to Tokyo, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Agra in January; daily highs in Tokyo reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Busan.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), Lake Kawaguchi
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Popular historic sites such as Haedong Yonggung Temple and Beomeosa Temple are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Gamcheon Culture Village, shop like a local with Shinsegae Gallery, examine the collection at Busan Museum, and walk around Yongdusan Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Busan vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Busan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Tokyo in January, expect Busan to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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