29 days in Asia Itinerary

29 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Kannur, India
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
2
Jaipur, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Agra, India
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  9 h 30 min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
6
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9 h 15 min
7
Shanghai, China
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  4 h 15 min
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  6 h
9
Kyoto, Japan
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Subway:  7 h 30 min
10
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
+2
Subway + Foot + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Cairo, Egypt

3
nights
Kannur, India

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
We've included these beaches for you: Payyambalam Beach and Azhikkal Beach. Head to G Mall and Capitol Mallfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Chal Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thottada Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sundareswara Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kannur planning tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Kannur is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Cairo to Kannur. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Azhikode
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach

2
nights
Jaipur, India

Jaipur
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.
City Palace of Jaipur and Jantar Mantar - Jaipur will appeal to museum buffs. Head to New Maharaja Gem Palace and Anokhi Clothing Storefor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Amber Palace, look for gifts at Gems Paradise, identify plant and animal life at EleSafari, and learn something new at Studio Bagru.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jaipur online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kannur to Jaipur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. October in Jaipur sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Agra.

Things to do in Jaipur

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

3
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Visit Taj Mahal and Saha Burj for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Nakkashi Gems And Handicrafts By Praval Jain or Subhash Emporium. Step out of Agra to go to Bharatpur and see Keoladeo National Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and look for gifts at Kalra's Cottage Industry.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Agra trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Jaipur to Agra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Agra are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Agra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Keoladeo National Park
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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grand Palace and Khaosan Road. Get some historical perspective at Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, stop by Rajawongse Clothier, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok day trip tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Bangkok in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Agra in October, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, then explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, and finally look for gifts at Very Berry -Handmade in Cambodia. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, then delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, and finally look for gifts at Georges Distillery Rum Tasting and Making Siem Reap.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Do your shopping at Nacivet Art Gallery and Makassi. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kuta Beach - Bali and Pantai Sanur. Venture out of the city with trips to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and StrangeButCool (in Sanur).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seminyak trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Seminyak in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Siem Reap to Seminyak is 1 hour. October in Seminyak sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Seminyak

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denpasar, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Tanah Lot Temple, Kuta Beach - Bali
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali

1
night
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan). On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Xintiandi, get a taste of the local shopping with Former French Concession, then get great views at Jin Mao Tower, and finally look for gifts at Super Brand Mall.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Shanghai online trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Seminyak to Shanghai in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seminyak in October; daily highs in Shanghai reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Former French Concession ©
Former French Concession

1
night
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea, shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, then take in nature's colorful creations at Changdeokgung Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seoul trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Shanghai to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, ferry, and subway. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Korean Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Shanghai in October, expect nights in Seoul to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream

1
night
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
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.
On the 25th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then make a trip to Gion. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto journey tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Seoul to Kyoto in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Seoul in October, expect nights in Kyoto to be a bit cooler, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing
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.
The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong) will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Mutianyu Great Wall and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, admire the striking features of Tian'anmen, and ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Beijing day trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Kyoto to Beijing in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Kyoto to Beijing is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kyoto in October, things will get little chillier in Beijing: highs are around 22°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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