30 days in Asia Itinerary

30 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia trip planner

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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
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Agra, India
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
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Tokyo, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
Attractions like Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings make great kid-friendly stops. Odaiba District and Senso-ji Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online trip builder.

Washington, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 14 hours. Traveling from Washington in April, Tokyo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Kyoto, Japan

— 4 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Gion. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Arashiyama, steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Haradanien, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Seoul.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:

Seoul, South Korea

— 3 nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village. Do some cultural sightseeing at Changdeokgung Palace and Insadong. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and make a trip to Deoksugung.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seoul trip planner.

You can fly from Kyoto to Seoul in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

Beijing, China

— 4 nights
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.
Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, take an in-depth tour of Beijing Ancient Architecture Museum Xiannongtan Temple, and see where the action happens at Olympic Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Beijing trip site.

Getting from Seoul to Beijing by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Seoul to Beijing, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seoul in May, expect nights in Beijing to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 3 — 7:

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 8th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm and then delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Beijing to Siem Reap in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Beijing in May, you will find days in Siem Reap are somewhat warmer (96°F), and nights are much hotter (80°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

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You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in May, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Jaipur.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:

Jaipur, India

— 2 nights

Pink City

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 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and then step into the grandiose world of Jal Mahal.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jaipur vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Jaipur takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Jaipur is minus 1.5 hours. When traveling from Bangkok in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 106°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Agra, India

— 2 nights

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 14th (Fri), look for gifts at Marble Handicrafts Agra, then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, and then admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and then admire the striking features of Taj Mahal.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Agra trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Agra takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 106°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dubai.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 4 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kids will enjoy Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Al Ain Oasis and Al Fahidi Fort. Get out of town with these interesting Dubai side-trips: Al Ain (Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum & Al Jahili Fort). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 18th (Tue) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's more to do: cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dubai trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Agra to Dubai in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. When traveling from Agra in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Dubai, with highs around 100°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 19:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 2 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
On the 20th (Thu), go for a walk through The Corniche, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip planner.

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 102°F in May, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 21: