60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia vacation planner
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Fly to Osaka International Airport, Drive to Kyoto
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Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
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Fly to Phuket, Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
Fly to Mandalay, Taxi to Bagan
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Bagan, Myanmar
— 3 nights
Fly
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Jaipur, India
— 6 nights
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Jaisalmer, India
— 4 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 7 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 7 nights
Fly
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Eilat, Israel
— 3 nights
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Kyoto, Japan — 6 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.
Get some cultural insight at Eikando Zenrinji Temple and Arashiyama. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gion and Keishuin Garden. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, make a trip to Nijo Castle, and take in the pleasant sights at Philosopher's Walk.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto holiday planner.

Washington, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. Traveling from Washington in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kyoto, with lows around 48°F. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Siem Reap.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 3:

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 6 nights

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 Ta Prohm. Bring the kids along to Beng Mealea and Angkor Thom. Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple.

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Getting from Kyoto to Siem Reap by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In December, Siem Reap is much hotter than Kyoto - with highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 9:

Ko Lanta, Thailand — 3 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Lanta Animal Welfare. Kids will enjoy Long Beach and Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Siem Reap to Ko Lanta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand — 3 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ko Phi Phi Le and Laem Tong Bay. Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Mosquito Island. There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Ko Bida Nok and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Krabi Town.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:

Krabi Town, Thailand — 4 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Explore hidden gems such as Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Ko Hong. Bring the kids along to Poda Island and Massage Corner. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Bamboo Island, kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, see some colorful creatures with Sea Gypsy Divers, and look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Patong.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:

Patong, Thailand — 6 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Green Elephant Sanctuary Park and Bang Tao Beach. Bring the kids along to Freedom Beach and Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices. Go for a jaunt from Patong to Nai Harn to see Nai Harn Beach about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong sightseeing tool.

Getting from Krabi Town to Patong by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. You will leave for Bagan on the 25th (Sat).
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:

Bagan, Myanmar — 3 nights

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Bagan Temples, steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shwezigon Pagoda. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bagan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Patong to Bagan takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Patong to Bagan, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Jaipur.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

Jaipur, India — 6 nights

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.
Nature & Wildlife Tours and Albert Hall Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Birla Mandir Temple. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Nahargarh Fort, explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, revel in the low prices at Heritage Textiles, and get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bagan to Jaipur takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bagan to Jaipur due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Jaisalmer.
Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:

Jaisalmer, India — 4 nights

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tanot Mata Temple and Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum and contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort.

Before you visit Jaisalmer, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Jaipur to Jaisalmer by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Dubai.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 7 nights

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kids will enjoy Royal Vision Tourism and Wild Wadi Waterpark. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Al Fahidi Fort and Sharjah Museums. Make the 10th (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Burj Khalifa, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stop by Dubai Gold Souk, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dubai road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Jaisalmer to Dubai takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Jaisalmer to Dubai due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Abu Dhabi.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 14:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 7 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Family-friendly places like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Etihad Towers will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Qasr Al Hosn and Heritage Village. Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Saadiyat Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, make a trip to Observation Deck at 300, and join the crowd at Yas Marina Circuit.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Abu Dhabi road trip website.

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus. In January in Abu Dhabi, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Eilat.
Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 21:

Eilat, Israel — 3 nights

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timna Park and then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin Reef. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater Observatory Marine Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Eilat road trip planner.

Fly from Abu Dhabi to Eilat in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Eilat is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Abu Dhabi in January since evenings lows in Eilat dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24: