60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia route planner

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
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Leh, India
— 7 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Langkawi, Malaysia
— 5 nights
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Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Fly to Lombok, Foot to Lombok International Airport, Bus to Senggigi, Taxi to Bangsal, Ferry to Gili Air
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Gili Air, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Padang Bai, Taxi to Ubud
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 7 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 5 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Bring the kids along to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Wild Wadi Waterpark. Explore hidden gems such as Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Helicopter Tours. Spend the 20th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: cool off at Al Montazah Parks, take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, and enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip itinerary planner.

Washington, USA to Dubai is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Dubai is 9 hours. Traveling from Washington in July, things will get much warmer in Dubai: highs are around 108°F and lows about 92°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 23:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 4 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Bring the kids along to Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and The Corniche. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Qasr Al Watan, don't miss a visit to Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, and contemplate the long history of Heritage Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Abu Dhabi online road trip planner.

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 109°F, and evening lows to 89°F. You'll set off for Leh on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

Leh, India

— 7 nights
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get some cultural insight at Thiksey Monastery and Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib. Step off the beaten path and head to Hall of Fame and Shanti Stupa. Change things up with a short trip to Hemis Monastery in Hemis (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, examine the collection at Stok Palace Museum, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Leh travel route builder tool.

Fly from Abu Dhabi to Leh in 10 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Leh, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 3:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Angkor Wat and Angkor National Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cambodia Landmine Museum. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and look for gifts at Artisans Angkor.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap road trip planning app.

Fly from Leh to Siem Reap in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Indochina Time is 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 8:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 4 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Salad Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Thong Nai Pan Noi and Spas. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bottle Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan route builder.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Siem Reap to Ko Pha Ngan takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:

Bophut, Thailand

— 4 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Maenam Beach. Kids will enjoy Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Off-Road Tours. Step out of Bophut to go to Maret and see Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, indulge in some personalized pampering at Tamarind Springs Forest Spa, and stop by Classic International Suits.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut trip itinerary builder website.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le and then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bophut in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ko Phi Phi Don, with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Langkawi.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Langkawi, Malaysia

— 5 nights
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls. Bring the kids along to Art In Paradise and Zipline. The adventure continues: Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach, walk around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Langkawi in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don to Langkawi. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 77°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:

Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

— 3 nights
A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Padar Island.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Labuan Bajo trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Labuan Bajo takes 12 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gili Air.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Gili Air, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Proximity to Lombok makes Gili Air extremely popular with honeymooners and tourists, but the small island is also known for its pristine beaches and excellent snorkeling.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Spas & Wellness. Venture out of the city with trips to Senaru (Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall & Walking tours).

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gili Air trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, taxi, and ferry from Labuan Bajo to Gili Air takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Gili Air

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Ubud, Indonesia

— 7 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Step off the beaten path and head to Off-Road Tours and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waterbom Bali and Campuhan Ridge Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ubud: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Denpasar), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua). There's lots more to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple.

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You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Gili Air to Ubud in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Gili Air in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ubud, with lows around 75°F. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 5:

Kyoto, Japan

— 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sanjusangendo Temple and Universal Studios Japan. Family-friendly places like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Gion will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Kyoto takes 10 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Kyoto when traveling from Ubud in September, with lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Beijing.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Heaven and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). Family-friendly places like Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum, see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and get in on the family fun at Olympic Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Beijing takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyoto to Beijing. Traveling from Kyoto in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Beijing, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14: