25 days in Asia Itinerary

25 days in Asia Itinerary

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25 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Ubud, Indonesia
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Amed, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 45​min
5
Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
7
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  4​h
8
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + Drive + Fly + train:  10​h 30​min
9
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
10
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newark, United States


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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 10th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail, then brush up on your military savvy at Battlebox, and then wander the streets of Chinatown. On the next day, kick back and relax at East Coast Park and then see the interesting displays at The Intan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Singapore road trip planning app .

Newark, USA to Singapore is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Singapore is 13 hours. When traveling from Newark in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Singapore: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 79°F at night. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
Battlebox ©
Battlebox
East Coast Park ©
East Coast Park

2
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
On the 12th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Turtle Conservation and Education Centre, then kick back and relax at Karang Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Bajra Sandhi Monument, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanah Lot Temple. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Balangan Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tegal Wangi Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum PASIFIKA.

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Fly from Singapore to Denpasar in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museum PASIFIKA, Tanah Lot Temple, Tegal Wangi Beach, Balangan Beach
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Balangan Beach ©
Balangan Beach
Museum PASIFIKA ©
Museum PASIFIKA

1
night
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and then stop by Threads of Life.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ubud tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Denpasar to Ubud takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Ubud sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Amed.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Threads of Life ©
Threads of Life

1
night
Amed, Indonesia

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then steep yourself in history at USS Liberty Shipwreck.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amed tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Ubud to Amed takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Amed sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Amed

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

USS Liberty Shipwreck
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Shark Diving
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Nusa Penida, Indonesia

Nusa Penida ©
On the 16th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Kelingking Beach, don't miss a visit to Angel's Billabong, then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Giri Putri Cave.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nusa Penida online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Amed to Nusa Penida in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Nusa Penida are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach
Giri Putri Cave ©
Giri Putri Cave

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 18th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, and finally delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, then explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Thom.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Siem Reap trip itinerary builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nusa Penida to Siem Reap. Traveling from Nusa Penida to Siem Reap, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nusa Penida in May: highs in Siem Reap hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan

3
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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mua Caves will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Literature & National University and Ancient House. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quan Lan Beach, view the masterpieces at Tired City Bao Khanh, and see the interesting displays at Hanoi Police Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Siem Reap to Hanoi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mua Caves
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
Relax by the water at Quan Lan Beach and Minh Chau beach. Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Tien Ong Cave. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village and get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Quan Lan
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Quan Lan Beach ©
Quan Lan Beach
Cua Van Floating Village ©
Cua Van Floating Village

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Koyasan Okunoin and Ninna-ji Temple. Get some cultural insight at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Ise Shrine Geku. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Koya-cho (Kongobu-ji Temple & Koyasan Danjo Garan) and Nigatsu-do Temple (in Nara). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodai-ji Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and make a trip to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and train from Halong Bay to Kyoto in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Koya-cho, Nigatsu-do Temple, Ise Shrine Geku
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Ise Shrine Geku ©
Ise Shrine Geku

3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Let the collections at Fire Museum and National Museum of Western Art capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sensō-ji and Ueno. Venture out of the city with trips to Kamakura (Kencho-ji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, explore the world behind art at Nezu Museum, take a stroll through Yanaka, and enjoy the sand and surf at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park).

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tokyo road trip planning tool .

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kamakura
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Ueno ©
Ueno

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