21 days in Asia Itinerary

21 days in Asia Itinerary

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21 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Joao Pessoa, Brazil
Fly:  35​h
1
Leh, India
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Jaipur, India
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Varanasi, India
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Agra, India
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  37​h
End: Joao Pessoa, Brazil

1
night
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanti Stupa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spituk Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, then see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, and finally pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery, see the interesting displays at Stok Palace Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Likir Gompa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basgo gompa.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Leh trip planner .

Joao Pessoa, Brazil to Leh is an approximately 35-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Joao Pessoa to Leh. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Likir Gompa ©
Likir Gompa
Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery

1
night
Jaipur, India

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
On the 30th (Tue), make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, then look and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): explore the galleries of City Palace of Jaipur, admire the landmark architecture of Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), steep yourself in history at Jaigarh Fort, then learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort, and finally look for gifts at Royal Spices And Tea.

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Traveling by flight from Leh to Jaipur takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Jaipur can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

1
night
Varanasi, India

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 1st (Thu), stop by Bala Ji Handicraft, explore the activities along Ganges River, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Getting from Jaipur to Varanasi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Parks Tours Nature
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Bala Ji Handicraft ©
Bala Ji Handicraft

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort, then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Tomb of Akbar the Great, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife SOS, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip planning website .

You can fly from Varanasi to Agra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tomb of Akbar the Great
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

1
night
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, then admire the natural beauty at Garden of Dreams, and then take a stroll through Thamel.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Kathmandu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Agra in August, things will get a bit cooler in Kathmandu: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Spas

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner .

You can fly from Kathmandu to Bangkok in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kathmandu in August; daily highs in Bangkok reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Spas
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 8th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, then enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yuan Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Haad Yuan Beach ©
Haad Yuan Beach

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
When in Singapore, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and explore the activities along Marina Bay.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore road trip planning app .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Singapore is 1 hour. In August in Singapore, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

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