60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
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Jaipur, India
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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.
Kids will enjoy Mutianyu Great Wall and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). Get some cultural insight at Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pool and Mulberry Tree Temple (Tanzhe Si), and see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip itinerary site.

Washington, USA to Beijing is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to China Standard Time (CST) is 13 hours. In November, Beijing is slightly colder than Washington - with highs of 50°F and lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Seoul.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:

Seoul, South Korea — 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Hwaseong Fortress. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cheonggyecheon Stream and Insadong. Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Korean Folk Village in Yongin--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Changdeokgung Palace, admire the masterpieces at Leeum Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and take in panoramic vistas at N Seoul Tower.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seoul trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Seoul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Seoul is 1 hour. Traveling from Beijing in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 37°F in Seoul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Kyoto.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sanjusangendo Temple and Gion. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Kyoto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in November: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 62°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Ubud.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Classes
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:

Ubud, Indonesia — 5 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 Scuba & Snorkeling and Mt Batur. Bring the kids along to Zipline and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, and take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ubud trip maker tool.

Getting from Kyoto to Ubud by flight takes about 10 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyoto to Ubud due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Kyoto in November: high temperatures in Ubud hover around 89°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kuta.
Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Nov 14 — 19:

Kuta, Indonesia — 5 nights

Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nusa Dua Beach and Pandawa Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple. Take a break from Kuta with a short trip to Bali Scuba in Sanur, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur, and wander the streets of Jimbaran Bay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kuta trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Ubud to Kuta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kuta can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Siem Reap.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Angkor Wat. Terrace of the Elephants and Angkor National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kuta to Siem Reap in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 28:

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 29th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don holiday site.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Siem Reap to Ko Phi Phi Don in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. November in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Patong.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:

Patong, Thailand — 6 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Green Elephant Sanctuary Park and Nai Harn Beach. Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Bamboo Island (in Ao Nang) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Freedom Beach, take some stellar pictures from Karon Viewpoint, and enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

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

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in November, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Kathmandu.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 6:

Kathmandu, Nepal — 5 nights

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Get some cultural insight at Swayambhunath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa. Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Helicopter Tours. Make the 9th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Make the 10th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kathmandu attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Kathmandu takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Patong to Kathmandu is minus 1.2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Patong in December, with highs in Kathmandu at 67°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to Jaipur.
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Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:

Jaipur, India — 4 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Birla Mandir Temple and Nahargarh Fort. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Walking tours. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Kathmandu to Jaipur in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Nepal Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -0.2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kathmandu in December; daily highs in Jaipur reach 78°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Abu Dhabi.
Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 5 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Louvre Abu Dhabi and Yas Marina Circuit. Family-friendly places like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Boat Tours & Water Sports will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: make a splash at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, browse the different shops at Marina Mall, take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, and find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Abu Dhabi takes 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Abu Dhabi when traveling from Jaipur in December, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubai.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 22:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 7 nights

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Speed Boats Tours and Burj Khalifa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jumeirah Public Beach and Helicopter Tours. Take a break from Dubai with a short trip to Al Montazah Parks in Sharjah, about 30 minutes away. Make the 24th (Fri) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Spend the 27th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, explore the activities along Dubai Creek, admire the striking features of Emirates Towers, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ibn Battuta Mall.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dubai vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway. December in Dubai sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Dec 22 — 29: