38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 3 nights
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 4 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Gyeongju, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 3rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple, head off the coast to Lantau island, and take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong day trip planning tool.

Karachi, Pakistan to Hong Kong is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Karachi to Hong Kong, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Hong Kong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
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Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
4.1
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Island
Lantau island
4.6

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Shanghai, China

Pearl of the Orient

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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and get great views at Jin Mao Tower.

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

Getting from Hong Kong to Shanghai by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, Shanghai is little chillier than Hong Kong - with highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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Scenic Walking Area
The Bund (Wai Tan)
4.7

3
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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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), appreciate the history behind Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang), and get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Shanghai in September since evenings lows in Beijing dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Beijing

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Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
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World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
4.6
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World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4

4
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Saddle up on the 18th (Wed) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Gandantegchenling Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia, see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, and stop by Mary & Martha Mongolia.

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You can fly from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Beijing in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Ulaanbaatar: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:
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Architectural Building
Gandantegchenling Monastery
3.9

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seoul: Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ Haemaru Village). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and contemplate the long history of Gyeonggyojang.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seoul day trip tool.

Fly from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul is 1 hour. When traveling from Ulaanbaatar in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Seoul

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
4.5
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5
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Lookout
N Seoul Tower
4.2

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Gyeongju, South Korea

Gyeongju ©

Museum Without Walls

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the activities along Anapji Pond, steep yourself in history at Seokguram, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyeongju Hyanggyo, contemplate the long history of Cheonmachong Tomb, steep yourself in history at Cheomseongdae Observatory, then examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Silla Arts And Science Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gyeongju journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Gyeongju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gyeongju when traveling from Seoul in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
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World heritage site
Bulguksa Temple
4.5
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Water Body
Anapji Pond
4.1
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World heritage site
Seokguram
2.9

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Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 25th (Wed), head off the coast to Udo and then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Jeju National Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Jeju day trip website.

Fly from Gyeongju to Jeju in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gyeongju in September: high temperatures in Jeju hover around 30°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
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Island
Udo
4.3

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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.
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo Disneyland in Maihama--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tokyo attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Tokyo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. September in Tokyo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

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Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo Disneyland
4.3
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Osaka to see Universal Studios Japan about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take a stroll through Gion, visit Arashiyama, and don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto sightseeing site.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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Historic Site
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
4.4
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

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Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, &more) and Mashikeitsukushima Shrine (in Mashike-cho). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, don't miss a visit to Okonomimura, and take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
4.7
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World heritage site
Itsukushima Shrine
4.7
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Historic Site
Atomic Bomb Dome
4.7

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