43 days in Asia Itinerary

43 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
6
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
7
Singapore, Singapore
— 8 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

7
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 a sense of the local culture at Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Wat Pho and The Grand Palace will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Bangkok with a short trip to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, take a stroll through Sukhumvit, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bangkok is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Zurich to Bangkok. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in November: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

3
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, thenexplore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally stop by Confirel Showroom. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at National Museum, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Phnom Penh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

7
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.
Angkor Wat and Beng Mealea will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Terrace of the Elephants and Baphuon Temple. Spend the 16th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, steep yourself in history at Phimeanakas, and see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Siem Reap vacation site.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

5
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Wat Nong Sikhounmuang. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Xiengthong and Wat Manorom. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, admire the sheer force of Tad Sae Waterfall, learn and have fun at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, and get advice or help at The Living Land Farm.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Luang Prabang when traveling from Siem Reap in November, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Shopping
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Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Old Quarter Luang Prabang ©
Old Quarter Luang Prabang

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra Singh. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Suan Dok and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Umbrella Village - Bor Sang (in Bo Sang). Spend the 28th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, and make a trip to Tha Phae Gate.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chiang Mai vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Tha Pae Walking Street, Doi Inthanon National Park, Umbrella Village - Bor Sang
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Wat Suan Dok ©
Wat Suan Dok
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

5
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Changdeokgung Palace, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, visit Myeongdong Shopping Street, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seoul holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Seoul takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Chiang Mai in November; daily highs in Seoul reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Insadong ©
Insadong
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

8
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Helix Bridge and East Coast Park. Visit Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Changi Beach for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Singapore: Sentosa Island (S.E.A. Aquarium & Siloso Beach). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Chinatown, stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Merlion Park, and don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Seoul to Singapore in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Singapore. Traveling from Seoul in December, expect Singapore to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
The Helix Bridge ©
The Helix Bridge

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