60 days in Asia, United States & Malaysia Itinerary

60 days in Asia, United States & Malaysia Itinerary

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Chennai, India
— 2 nights
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Tirupati, India
— 2 nights
Fly
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Coimbatore, India
— 5 nights
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tiruchirappalli, India
— 1 night
Drive
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Madurai, India
— 1 night
Drive
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Palani, India
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kodaikanal, India
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kollam, India
— 6 nights
Drive to Trivandrum International Airport, Fly to Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States
— 9 nights
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Beijing, China
— 5 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 7 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Chennai, India — 2 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Chennai is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, don't miss a visit to Sai Baba Temple, and examine the collection at Vivekananda House- Multimedia Cultural Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chennai day trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Chennai International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tirupati.
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Tirupati, India — 2 nights

Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple, then explore the activities along Tumbhuru Teertham, then explore the activities along Vaikuntha Teertham, and finally contemplate the long history of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srivari Mettu.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Tirupati trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Chennai to Tirupati takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Coimbatore.
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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

Coimbatore, India — 5 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Explore Coimbatore's surroundings by going to Mannarkkad (Meenvallam Water Falls & Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu) and Palakkad (Jain Temple Palghat, Kalpathy Temple, &more). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple and appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Tirupati to Coimbatore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 17:

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India — 4 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Explore Ooty (Udhagamandalam)'s surroundings by going to Attappadi Hills (in Mannarkkad) and Keralamkundu Waterfall (in Karuvarakundu). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Annamalai Murugan Temple, look for gifts at Higginbotham's Bookstore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkateshwara Perumal Temple, and admire the verdant scenery at Virgin Valley.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip site.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in July, expect nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tiruchirappalli.
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Tiruchirappalli, India — 1 night

Rockfort City

Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Tiruchirappalli trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Tiruchirappalli takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July: highs in Tiruchirappalli hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Madurai.
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Highlights from your trip

Madurai, India — 1 night

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Madurai online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Madurai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. When traveling from Tiruchirappalli in July, plan for slightly colder days in Madurai, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Palani.
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

Palani, India — 4 nights

Palani is a town and a municipality in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, located about 100km north-west of Madurai, 100km South-east of Coimbatore, and 60km west of Dindigul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palani: Anamudi Shola National Park (in Kannan Devan Hills), Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola (in Vattavada) and Meesapulimala (in Idukki). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiru Avinankudi Temple and take a peaceful walk through Marayoor Sandalwood Forest.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Palani day trip planner.

You can drive from Madurai to Palani in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Madurai in July, expect Palani to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

Kodaikanal, India — 2 nights

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 28th (Sun), stop by The Cocoa Bean, explore the ancient world of Dolmen Circle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Perumal Peak. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Poombarai Village View, then explore the activities along Mannavanur Lake, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Church.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal attractions app.

Drive from Palani to Kodaikanal in 2 hours. Traveling from Palani in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Kodaikanal. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kollam.
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Kollam, India — 6 nights

The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Explore Kollam's surroundings by going to Pathanamthitta (St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ), Valiyakoikal Temple, &more), Parumala Church (in Thiruvalla) and Chengannur Mahadeva Temple (in Chengannur). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, stroll the grounds of Infant Jesus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Sree Mahaganapathi Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Poruvazhy Peruviruthy Malanada Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kollam day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Kollam takes 8 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kodaikanal in July: highs in Kollam hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Abu Dhabi.
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Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 5:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 3 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Change things up with these side-trips from Abu Dhabi: Al Ain (Al Ain Oasis & Al Jahili Fort). Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, contemplate the long history of Heritage Village, bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit, and browse the different shops at Marina Mall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kollam to Abu Dhabi. The time zone difference when traveling from Kollam to Abu Dhabi is minus 1.5 hours. While traveling from Kollam, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Abu Dhabi, ranging from highs of 50°C to lows of 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 9 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Coney Island (in Brooklyn) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder tool.

Getting from Abu Dhabi to New York City by flight takes about 17.5 hours. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Abu Dhabi, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can fly to Beijing.
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Find places to stay Aug 9 — 19:

Beijing, China — 5 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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, catch a live event at Olympic Park, see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling).

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Beijing takes 17 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from New York City to Beijing. In August in Beijing, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. You will leave for Singapore on the 26th (Mon).
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 26:

Singapore, Singapore — 7 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, visit Chinatown, and identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Singapore trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Singapore takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Beijing in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Singapore, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Kuala Lumpur.
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 3:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 2 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): walk around KL Bird Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batu Caves, and then walk around KLCC Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur journey builder.

You can fly from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Kerala travel guide

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Beaches · Bodies of Water · Sacred & Religious Sites
God's Own Country
The south Indian state of Kerala stretches in a narrow sliver of land along the coast, rich in cultural heritage and natural attractions. A trip to Kerala takes you to a tropical paradise of sandy beaches and swathes of coconut groves. Considered one of the most literate states in India, Kerala is also a religiously diverse region, where Hindu temples stand next to Islamic mosques, and Christian churches rub shoulders with Jewish synagogues. Numerous wilderness areas dot this relatively small region, ensuring plenty of opportunities to spot rare birds, wild elephants, and the occasional tiger.
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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China travel guide

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Landmarks · Observation Decks · History Museums
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.
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Malaysia travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.
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