38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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38 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tegalalang, Indonesia
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  12​h
3
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Karon, Thailand
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5​h 45​min
7
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  2​h 30​min
9
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3​h
10
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4​h
13
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
14
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Dallas, United States


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3
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Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar ©
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Get in touch with nature at Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali. Shop till you drop at Nacivet Art Gallery and Paradise Pictures. When in Denpasar, make a side trip to see Tanah Lot Temple in Beraban, approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Nyaman Gallery, explore the world behind art at Buddha Gallery, view the masterpieces at Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak, and see the interesting displays at Bali Trick Art.

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Dallas, USA to Denpasar is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of tram, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Dallas to Denpasar. Traveling from Dallas in March, expect nights in Denpasar to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 88°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tegalalang.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Seminyak, Kuta Beach - Bali, Tanah Lot Temple, Bali Trick Art
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Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur

3
nights
Tegalalang, Indonesia

Tegalalang ©
The most famous Tegalalang tourist attractions are rice terraces, forming a landscape you'll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in the world.
Get some historical perspective at Tirta Empul Temple and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple. Get in touch with nature at Elephant Safari Park and Ubud Horse Stables. Step out of Tegalalang to go to Kintamani and see Mt Batur, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Gallery Ada Garuda, steep yourself in history at Mengening Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Kawi, and wander the streets of Penglipuran.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tegalalang tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Denpasar to Tegalalang in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Tegalalang are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Tegalalang

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Penglipuran, Mt Batur
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Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mt Batur ©
Mt Batur

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, enjoy the sand and surf at Monkey Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tegalalang to Ko Phi Phi Don. Traveling from Tegalalang to Ko Phi Phi Don, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tegalalang in March, you will find days in Ko Phi Phi Don are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are little chillier (72°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Railay Beach and Koh Lao Lading. Get some cultural insight at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Dao Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), look for gifts at de' MARCO Fashions, and stroll through Ao Nang Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Krabi Town online holiday builder .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In March in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Karon.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

2
nights
Karon, Thailand

Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Alex Fashion House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Phuket Big Buddha. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, and then head outdoors with Patong Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Karon journey planner.

Getting from Krabi Town to Karon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Karon are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Patong, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
For shopping fun, head to Chatuchak Weekend Market or Khao San Road. Get a sense of the local culture at The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Karon to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In March, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sairee Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Bangkok in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Koh Tao: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), wander the streets of Pham Ngu Lao Street, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary website .

Getting from Koh Tao to Ho Chi Minh City by combination of ferry and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in March, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Spas Historic Sites Museums
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

2
nights
Nha Trang, Vietnam

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
On the 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Long Thanh Photo Studio, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nha Trang Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nha Trang road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Alexandre Yersin Museum ©
Alexandre Yersin Museum

2
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture and then enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old House of Tan Ky, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of March Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Hoi An road trip planning site .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Hoi An are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

2
nights
Hue, Vietnam

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hue trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. April in Hue sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi route planner .

Fly from Hue to Hanoi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
You've now added Hạ Long Bay to your itinerary. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then wander the streets of Cua Van Floating Village.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay journey site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

2
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 11th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Jurong Bird Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Singapore Zoo. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, take a stroll through Chinatown, and then explore the galleries of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Singapore trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Halong Bay to Singapore takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Halong Bay to Singapore due to the time zone difference. In April in Singapore, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Jurong Bird Park ©
Jurong Bird Park
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©

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