22 days in Asia Itinerary

22 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Asuncion, Paraguay
Fly:  29 h
1
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Taxi + Train:  1 h
2
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
3
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
4
Uong Bi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
5
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Doi Suthep, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
7
Lumbini, Nepal
— 2 nights
Drive:  13 h
8
Bodh Gaya, India
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  38 h
End: Asuncion, Paraguay

2
nights
Colombo, Sri Lanka

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, thenview the masterpieces at Ganeshism Studio Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Sri Lanka Air Force Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borella All Saints Church.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colombo road trip planning tool.

Asuncion, Paraguay to Colombo is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Asuncion to Colombo is 9.5 hours. In January in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sri Lanka Air Force Museum
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Safaris
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

2
nights
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, thensee the interesting displays at Kandy Brasswear Village, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally see the interesting displays at World Buddhist Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kandy planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Colombo to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
World Buddhist Museum ©
World Buddhist Museum
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

3
nights
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon)
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bengali Sunni Jameh Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Central Telephone & Telegraph Office. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Shan Tang Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koe Htat Gyee Pagoda, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Shwedagon Pagoda, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kyauk Daw Kyi, and finally appreciate the history behind Taukkyan War Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yangon (Rangoon) trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kandy to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kandy to Yangon (Rangoon) is 1 hour. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uong Bi.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue ©
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

1
night
Uong Bi, Vietnam

Uong Bi ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Vang Pagoda.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uong Bi trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yangon (Rangoon) to Uong Bi. Traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Uong Bi, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Uong Bi

Historic Sites
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Ba Vang Pagoda ©
Ba Vang Pagoda

3
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.
Get outdoors at Kuang Si Waterfall and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre and Old Quarter Luang Prabang. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, make a trip to Alms Giving Ceremony, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, and get a taste of life in the country at Laos Buffalo Dairy.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Luang Prabang online tour builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Uong Bi to Luang Prabang. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Doi Suthep.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre ©
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm

2
nights
Doi Suthep, Thailand

Doi Suthep ©
Doi Suthep sits as a granite mountain offering natural, spiritual, and architectural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Doi Suthep-Pui National Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Doi Suthep vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Doi Suthep in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in January, expect nights in Doi Suthep to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Doi Suthep

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Houy Pak Pai Rose Garden
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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park ©
Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

2
nights
Lumbini, Nepal

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Myanmar Golden Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maya Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepal Vajrayana Mahavihara, thenmake a trip to Indian Monastery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Gautami Nuns Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Lanka Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Thai Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manang Samaj Stupa, thendelve into the distant past at Kudan Stupa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lumbini vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Doi Suthep to Lumbini. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.2 hours traveling from Doi Suthep to Lumbini. In January, Lumbini is a bit cooler than Doi Suthep - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lumbini Sanskritik
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Cambodia Lumbini Buddhist Temple ©
Cambodia Lumbini Buddhist Temple
Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation ©
Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation

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nights
Bodh Gaya, India

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
Let the collections at Archaeological Society of India Museum and Bodhgaya Multimedia Museum capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mahabodhi Temple and Bodhi Tree. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Great Buddha Statue, and make a trip to Kagyu Monlam.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bodh Gaya trip maker site.

Drive from Lumbini to Bodh Gaya in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Nepal Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -0.2 hour difference. While traveling from Lumbini, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bodh Gaya, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Busshin-ji Temple
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Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple
Thai Monastery ©
Thai Monastery
Chinese Temple ©
Chinese Temple

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