60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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

— 3 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). Get some cultural insight at The Palace Museum and National Museum Of China. It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong) and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Beijing road trip website.

Washington, USA to Beijing is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Beijing, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Beijing when traveling from Washington in July, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sanjusangendo Temple and Hero Tour Japan. Attractions like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Gion make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, visit Arashiyama, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Kyoto takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Ubud.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 6:

Ubud, Indonesia

— 6 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Off-Road Tours and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Tirta Empul Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Kuta (Waterbom Bali & Pandawa Beach), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Denpasar) and Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, indulge in some personalized pampering at Chantara Wellness & Spa, and go for a walk through Campuhan Ridge Walk.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ubud trip app.

Fly from Kyoto to Ubud in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Kyoto, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ubud, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gili Air.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 12:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall. When in Gili Air, make a side trip to see Walking tours in Senaru, approximately Senaru away. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gili Air trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Ubud to Gili Air in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ubud in August, Gili Air is little chillier at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Gili Air

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Padar Island. Spend the 18th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Labuan Bajo online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and flight from Gili Air to Labuan Bajo in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Langkawi, Malaysia

— 4 nights
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Kids will enjoy Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Tanjung Rhu Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Art In Paradise and Zipline. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, and stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Langkawi trip planner.

Getting from Labuan Bajo to Langkawi by flight takes about 12 hours. In August, daytime highs in Langkawi are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le and then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Langkawi to Ko Phi Phi Don in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

Bophut, Thailand

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Maenam Beach. Kids will enjoy Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Off-Road Tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem and stop by Classic International Suits.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut online trip maker.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Phi Phi Don to Bophut in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 80°F in Bophut. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Spas. Family-friendly places like Thong Nai Pan Noi and Salad Beach will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bottle Beach, kick back and relax at Haad Yao Beach, have fun at Phangan Jorkyball, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes an hour. August in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 2:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 6 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.
Bring the kids along to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Angkor National Museum. Angkor Wat and Cambodia Landmine Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, explore the ancient world of Terrace of the Elephants, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, and steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Siem Reap takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Leh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 8:

Leh, India

— 6 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Thiksey Monastery and Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib. Get some cultural insight at Hall of Fame and Phyang Monastery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shanti Stupa, appreciate the history behind Shey Monastery, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Leh road trip app.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Leh in 15.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Siem Reap to Leh. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get some cultural insight at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, admire the striking features of Qasr Al Watan, browse the different shops at Marina Mall, and take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Abu Dhabi using our trip planner.

You can fly from Leh to Abu Dhabi in 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Leh to Abu Dhabi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 104°F, and evening lows to 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 6 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Helicopter Tours. Kids will appreciate attractions like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Wild Wadi Waterpark. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Al Montazah Parks, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, and take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Dubai online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dubai can reach 103°F, while at night they dip to 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Tours · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 24: