60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Osaka International Airport, Drive to Kyoto
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Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly
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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
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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
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— 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 a sense of the local culture at Eikando Zenrinji Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, explore and take pictures at Gion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto tour itinerary planning website.

Washington, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kyoto when traveling from Washington in December, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 7:

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver and Angkor National Museum. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, get a taste of the local shopping with Artisans Angkor, explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, and examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Siem Reap driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Kyoto to Siem Reap in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kyoto to Siem Reap, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Kyoto in December: high temperatures in Siem Reap hover around 86°F and lows are around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 13:

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 Koh Rok Island and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Long Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Siem Reap to Ko Lanta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. In December in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 3 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Family-friendly places like Ko Phi Phi Le and Mosquito Island will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ko Bida Nok and Laem Tong Bay. There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the ferry ride to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 4 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Ko Hong. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Poda Island and Sea Gypsy Divers. The adventure continues: stroll through Bamboo Island, shop like a local with De' MARCO Fashions, head outdoors with PhraNang Cave Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Massage Corner.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town trip itinerary website.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Patong.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:

Patong, Thailand

— 6 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Bring the kids along to Green Elephant Sanctuary Park and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Step off the beaten path and head to Freedom Beach and Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Promthep Cape (in Rawai). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Karon Viewpoint, admire all the interesting features of Bangla Road, and stroll through Patong Beach.

To see maps and tourist information, read Patong road trip tool.

You can take a shuttle from Krabi Town to Patong in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. You will leave for Bagan on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:

Bagan, Myanmar

— 3 nights
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Bagan Temples, steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shwezigon Pagoda. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananda Temple, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bagan online route planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Patong to Bagan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Jaipur.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

Jaipur, India

— 6 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.
Birla Mandir Temple and Amber Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bring the kids along to Nahargarh Fort and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur. Spend the 5th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: get some fabulous bargains at Heritage Textiles, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, examine the collection at Albert Hall Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Bagan to Jaipur in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Myanmar Time (MMT) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Jaipur are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:

Jaisalmer, India

— 4 nights

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Family-friendly places like Safaris and Jaisalmer War Museum will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tanot Mata Temple and Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Jaisalmer Fort.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jaisalmer trip planner.

You can fly from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Dubai.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 7 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Al Montazah Parks and Burj Khalifa. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Vision Tourism and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, try out the rides at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jumeirah Public Beach, and explore and take pictures at Dubai Creek.

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You can fly from Jaisalmer to Dubai in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Jaisalmer to Dubai. In January, daily temperatures in Dubai can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. You will leave for Abu Dhabi on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Dubai

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 18:

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village. Bring the kids along to Etihad Towers and Saadiyat Beach. Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. There's lots more to do: stroll through Corniche Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, try out the rides at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, and admire all the interesting features of The Corniche.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi day trip planning app.

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. January in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Eilat.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 25:

Eilat, Israel

— 3 nights
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
On the 26th (Wed), stroll through Timna Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Reef. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Underwater Observatory Marine Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eilat online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Abu Dhabi to Eilat takes 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Eilat is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Eilat, with lows around 51°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28: