21 days in Asia Itinerary

21 days in Asia Itinerary

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21 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Phuket Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
+4
ferry + bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h 15​min
4
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  4​h
7
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
8
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
9
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
End: Beijing, China


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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chinatown Heritage Centre, ION Orchard, Clarke Quay, and other attractions. On the 2nd (Mon), snap pictures at Sentosa Boardwalk, learn more about the world around you at Sentosa Nature Discovery, buy something for everyone on your list at Clarke Quay, examine the collection at Chinatown Heritage Centre, then look and learn at ION Orchard, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Bay. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, then kick back and relax at Palawan Beach, then kick back and relax at Tanjong Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore trip planner .

Perth, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Perth in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Singapore. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©

3
nights
Phuket Town, Thailand

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Escape the urban bustle at Patong Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. For shopping fun, head to Jungceylon or Valentino Haute Couture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phuket Town: Patong (The Phuket Gallery, Patong Inn Art, & more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket and take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town visit planner .

Getting from Singapore to Phuket Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Patong
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

2
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Laem Tong Bay and Nui Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Loh Dalum Beach. The adventure continues: Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, kick back and relax at Ao Ton Sai, take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don journey maker .

Ride a ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine and Wat Phu Khao Noi. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Bottle Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mae Haad Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Khao Tham, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan attractions planning site .

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Pha Ngan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Mae Haad Beach ©
Mae Haad Beach

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Glang-Viang Gallery. Shop till you drop at Mesimu and Mae Hia Fresh Market. Change things up with a short trip to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Doi Suthep (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Chiang Mai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Phuket Town in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chiang Mai, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi
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.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Shopping

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hanoi trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hanoi

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Visit Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Palace Museum and Chinese Imperial Post. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), steep yourself in history at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang), appreciate the history behind Bell and Drum Towers, and take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Beijing takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Hanoi to Beijing, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -8°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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