38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
2
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
3
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
5
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
6
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
7
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
8
Daegu, South Korea
— 3 nights
9
Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
10
Fukuoka, Japan
— 2 nights
11
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
12
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights

2
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Take a break from the city and head to MacRitchie Nature Trail and East Coast Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Battlebox and Kranji War Memorial. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Chinatown, take in the views from The Helix Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Maxwell Food Centre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore day trip planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brisbane to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in November; daily highs in Singapore reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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City Scoot ©
City Scoot
East Coast Park ©
East Coast Park
Battlebox ©
Battlebox

2
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, thenwander the streets of Chinatown, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Suria KLCC Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, and then admire the striking features of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall
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Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall ©
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall

2
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Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi ©
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Do your shopping at Langkawi Craft Complex and Batik Village. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cenang Beach and Pasir Tengkorak Beach. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, don't miss a visit to De'zone, buy something for everyone on your list at Cenang Mall, and explore the striking landscape at Langkawi Geopark.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Langkawi route planning website.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Langkawi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Langkawi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Pasir Tengkorak Beach ©
Pasir Tengkorak Beach
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll through Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), look for gifts at Tom's Fashion, and then take a stroll through Khaosan Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Bangkok takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Tom's Fashion ©
Tom's Fashion
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

3
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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tsim Sha Tsui and Po Lin Monastery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Repulse Bay Beach and Peng Yu Path. The adventure continues: trek along Dragon's Back, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck, take a stroll through Sai Wan Pavilion, and stroll through Shek O Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Hong Kong Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in November; daily highs in Hong Kong reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Sai Wan Pavilion ©
Sai Wan Pavilion
Tsim Sha Tsui ©
Tsim Sha Tsui

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.
Get in touch with nature at Mutianyu Great Wall and Back Lakes (Hou Hai). The Palace Museum and Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and explore the galleries of 798 Art Zone.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Beijing tour itinerary planning website.

Fly from Hong Kong to Beijing in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, Beijing is cooler than Hong Kong - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Back Lakes (Hou Hai) ©
Back Lakes (Hou Hai)

5
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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 hidden gems such as Bukchon Hanok Village and Changdeokgung Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate. Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Incheon to see Eurwangni Beach about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Bukhansan National Park, pause for some photo ops at Jogyesa Temple, admire the masterpieces at Seoul Arts Center, and visit Insadong.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seoul online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Seoul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Daegu.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Eurwangni Beach
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Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park
Insadong ©
Insadong
Bukchon Hanok Village ©
Bukchon Hanok Village

3
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Daegu, South Korea

Daegu
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): trek along Hwawangsan Mountain and then see the interesting displays at Miryang City Museum. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Andong Folk Village, browse the range of quality goods at Shinsegae Department Store Daegu, and then browse the different shops at Hyundai Department Store Daegu.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Daegu holiday planner.

Getting from Seoul to Daegu by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in December: high temperatures in Daegu hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Busan.

Things to do in Daegu

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Andong Folk Village, Miryang City Museum, Hwawangsan Mountain
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Seomun Market
Seomun Market
Andong Folk Village ©
Andong Folk Village
Hwawangsan Mountain ©
Hwawangsan Mountain

3
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Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gamcheon Culture Village and Haedong Yonggung Temple. Relax by the water at Haeundae Beach and Songdo Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Gimhae National Museum in Gimhae (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Tower Gallery, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, contemplate the long history of Geumjung Mt. fortress, and walk around Yongdusan Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Busan route planning tool.

You can drive from Daegu to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Gimhae National Museum
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village
Songdo Beach ©
Songdo Beach

2
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Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 13th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Hakata Deitos. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, take a stroll through Shintencho Shopping Street, take a stroll through Nishijin Shopping District, thentake an in-depth tour of Fukuoka City Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakozaki Shrine.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Fukuoka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Busan in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fukuoka, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Osaka.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Shintencho Shopping Street ©
Shintencho Shopping Street
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center
Nishijin Shopping District ©
Nishijin Shopping District

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Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
On the 15th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Hankyu Umeda Honten. Keep things going the next day: indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Arima Onsen, take a stroll through Dotombori District, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hōzen-ji Temple, and finally take a stroll through Minami (Namba).

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip builder site.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Osaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Spas

Side Trip

Arima Onsen
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Hankyu Umeda Honten ©
Hankyu Umeda Honten
Arima Onsen ©
Arima Onsen
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pola Museum of Art and Asakusa Shrine. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mt. Takao and Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai). Step out of Tokyo to go to Fuji and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. There's much more to do: visit Odaiba District, take a stroll through Kagurazaka, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan, and enjoy the sand and surf at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park).

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Pola Museum of Art, Mt. Takao
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Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Pola Museum of Art ©
Pola Museum of Art

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