58 days in Asia Itinerary

58 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Beijing, China
— 5 nights
2
Shanghai, China
— 6 nights
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
7
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 4 nights
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
9
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 5 nights
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
11
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
12
Tokyo, Japan
— 8 nights


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5
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, examine the collection at National Museum Of China, don't miss a visit to Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and hunt for treasures at Panjiayuan Antique Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Beijing travel planning tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Beijing is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, expect Beijing to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

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

6
nights
Shanghai, China

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), browse the different shops at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Shanghai tour planner.

Fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in May, Shanghai is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

5
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and browse the handmade items at Authentic Bat Trang.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hanoi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Walking tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Son Doong Cave, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

3
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.
Hue is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, admire the masterpieces at XQ Hand Embroidery, and make a trip to The Flag Tower.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hue trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Hue sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

4
nights
Da Lat, Vietnam

While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the verdant scenery at Datanla High Rope Course, hunt for treasures at Dalat Market, and don't miss a visit to Valley of Love.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Da Lat trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ho Chi Minh City side-trips: Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy (in Thuan An) and Hoi Khanh Pagoda (in Thu Dau Mot). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy, Hoi Khanh Pagoda
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

5
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Duong Dong: Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda (in Ganh Dau) and Kim Quy Island (in An Thoi). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, buy something for everyone on your list at The Vietnamese Artists, explore the activities along Ho Duong Dong, and get outside with Archipelago Anthoy.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong road trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda, Happy Farm PQ, Kim Quy Island
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:
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Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course ©
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Chantharakasem National Museum, Wat Maha That, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Wat Pho, look for gifts at Raja's Fashions, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. June in Bangkok sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

5
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Step out of Hoi An with an excursion to Food Tours in Da Nang--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Hoi An takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

8
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.
Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Yokohama (Yokohama Negishi Forest Park & Sankeien Gardens) and Yokohama Museum of Art (in Minatomirai). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo planner.

Fly from Hoi An to Tokyo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hoi An to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hoi An in June, with highs in Tokyo at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Yokohama, Tokyo DisneySea
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 27:
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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