22 days in Asia Itinerary

22 days in Asia Itinerary

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22 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg, Canada
Fly:  25​h
1
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
3
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  7​h 15​min
8
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  18​h
End: Winnipeg, Canada

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum and admire the striking features of Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men).

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Beijing road trip website .

Winnipeg, Canada to Beijing is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Winnipeg to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Winnipeg in May, expect Beijing to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Beijing

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

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Angkor Wat and Preah Khan. Explore hidden gems such as Beng Mealea and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Siem Reap trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Beijing to Siem Reap in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Siem Reap is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beijing in May: highs in Siem Reap hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Find places to stay May 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

few
hours
Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
Find out how to plan Sihanoukville trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House. Take a break from the city and head to SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and Chao Phraya River. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire the striking features of Ancient City.

Start your trip to Bangkok by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Sihanoukville to Bangkok in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ancient City
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Chalong and Phuket Big Buddha are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nai Harn Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Rawai (Phuket Golf Leisure & Phromthep Cape). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Patong online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bangkok to Patong takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in May, with highs in Patong at 38°C and lows at 28°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Rawai
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Patong to Hanoi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

1
night
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 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quan Kong Temple and then contemplate the long history of Kim Bong Carpentry Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kim Bong Carpentry Village ©
Kim Bong Carpentry Village
Quan Kong Temple ©
Quan Kong Temple

2
nights
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 21st (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Nijo-jo Castle, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kurama, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shimogamo Jinja, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kamogawa River.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto travel planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Hoi An to Kyoto in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Hoi An in May, expect Kyoto to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Kurama ©
Mt. Kurama
Shimogamo Jinja ©
Shimogamo Jinja
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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