20 days in Asia Itinerary

20 days in Asia Itinerary

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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Arashiyama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, and take in the pleasant sights at Gion.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip website.

Washington DC, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Washington DC to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kyoto when traveling from Washington DC in October, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Arashiyama
4.3
Neighborhood
Gion
4.1

2
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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.
On the 25th (Sun), stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, and then take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Folk Museum of Korea, take a stroll through Insadong, then take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and finally walk around Namsan Park.

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Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Seoul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Kyoto in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Seoul

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Neighborhood
Insadong
4.1
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Neighborhood
Bukchon Hanok Village
4.1
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5

3
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Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©

Pearl of the Orient

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.
On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then make a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), then take a stroll through Maoming Road, and finally take a stroll through Former French Concession. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, and then take a stroll through Xintiandi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Shanghai tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Seoul to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Seoul in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Shanghai, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Shanghai

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Scenic Walking Area
The Bund (Wai Tan)
4.7
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Neighborhood
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
4.0

3
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Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Kuta Beach - Bali (in Kuta), Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud) and Jimbaran Bay (in Jimbaran). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Karang Beach, and stroll through Pantai Sanur.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Denpasar online travel route planner.

Getting from Shanghai to Denpasar by flight takes about 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in October; daily highs in Denpasar reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Side Trips

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Must see
Spas
4.1
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Beach
Pantai Sanur
3.0

2
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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll through Gardens by the Bay, then wander the streets of Chinatown, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Little India, stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and then step off the mainland to explore Southernmost point of Asia.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Singapore travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Singapore are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Singapore

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Chinatown
3.9
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Neighborhood
Little India
2.7

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Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): cast your line with Real Info Phuket, then kick back and relax at Karon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Banana Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Patong trip builder website.

Fly from Singapore to Patong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas

Side Trips

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Must see
Banana Beach
4.7
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Spa
Spas
4.2
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Beach
Patong Beach
2.0

3
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and kick back and relax at Jumeirah Public Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dubai trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Patong to Dubai in 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

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Must see
Burj Khalifa
4.5
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Shopping Mall
The Dubai Mall
4.6

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