35 days in Asia Itinerary

35 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + Drive:  22 h
1
Nantou, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
New Taipei, Taiwan
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Beijing, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom


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3
nights
Nantou, Taiwan

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantou: Rainbow Village Taichung (in Nantun), Gaomei Wetland (in Qingshui) and Tunghai University (in Xitun). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, experience rural life at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), and explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nantou road trip planner.

London, UK to Nantou is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Nantou is 8 hours. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Nantou to be much hotter, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Taichung
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland

4
nights
New Taipei, Taiwan

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Step out of New Taipei with an excursion to National Palace Museum in Shilin--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Taipei 101, hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), admire the striking features of Wenwu Shengmiao, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New Taipei holiday planning tool.

Drive from Nantou to New Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Taipei
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

6
nights
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from New Taipei to Tokyo takes 6 hours. The time zone changes from Taipei Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Taipei in August, you will find days in Tokyo are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10:
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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.
Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Paju to see DMZ Haemaru Village about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, stop by Insadong, and wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seoul online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Seoul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

DMZ Haemaru Village
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

5
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, browse the exhibits of The Palace Museum, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and get in on the family fun at Olympic Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Beijing planning app.

You can fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Seoul to Beijing, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Beijing are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

4
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Xitang Ancient Town in Jiashan County (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Shanghai trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Beijing in August since evenings lows in Shanghai dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Xitang Ancient Town
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, walk around Nan Lian Garden, don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, and take a leisurely stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hong Kong travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)

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