36 days in Asia Itinerary

36 days in Asia Itinerary

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36 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Thunder Bay, Canada
Fly:  27​h
1
Taipei, Taiwan
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Thunder Bay, Canada

1
night
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 10th (Wed): make a trip to Yonglian Temple, then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Japanese-style residential and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Yangmingshan National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary maker app .

Thunder Bay, Canada to Taipei is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Thunder Bay to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Thunder Bay in June, expect Taipei to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Taipei

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

New Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
Yonglian Temple ©
Yonglian Temple

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Beng Mealea and Ta Prohm. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, admire the striking features of Banteay Kdei, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and contemplate the long history of Baphuon Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip maker website .

You can fly from Taipei to Siem Reap in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
On the 17th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, get outside with Nature cambodia, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then examine the collection at National Museum, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace, and finally browse the exhibits of Lotus Space.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, explore the galleries of The Independence Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and then do some two-wheel cruising with Countryside Adventures.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. June in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 21st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at National Museum, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Putra Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Jayanti Temple, then stroll around KLCC Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Putra Mosque, Batu Caves
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tanjung Rhu Beach and Langkawi Sky Bridge. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Langkawi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Zipline

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Chaiwatthanaram and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Mahathat, Historic City of Ayutthaya, & more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), make a trip to Wat Pho, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bangkok trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra Singh. Get outdoors at Thai Elephant Home and Zipline. Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong). And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suan Dok.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. June in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Thai Elephant Home, Doi Inthanon, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Vietnamese Women's Museum. Get in touch with nature at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Hanoi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Adventure
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mutianyu Great Wall and The Palace Museum. Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Beijing Ancient Architecture Museum Xiannongtan Temple will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dong Yue Miao (Dongyue Temple), steep yourself in history at Bell and Drum Towers, and admire the landmark architecture of Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Beijing road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Beijing takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to China Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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