15 days in Asia Itinerary

15 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Train
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
Train
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
Train to Hakata, Fly to Siem Reap
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Drive to Tampin
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Tampin, Malaysia
— 1 night
Drive to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Fly to Male
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Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
Ferry to Male, Fly to Beijing
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Beijing, China
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan

— 2 nights
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 some historical perspective at Asakusa Shrine and Nezu Shrine. Step off the beaten path and head to Zojo-ji Temple and Asakusa. There's lots more to do: walk around Ueno Park, get to know the fascinating history of Roppongi Sakurazaka, see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nezu Church.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip tool.

Seattle, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from Seattle to Tokyo. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Kyoto, Japan

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then make a trip to Heian Shrine, and finally steep yourself in history at Keage Incline.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planning tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites

Hiroshima, Japan

— 1 night

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima road trip planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 2 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Siem Reap takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Hiroshima in April: high temperatures in Siem Reap hover around 97°F and lows are around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tampin.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites

Tampin, Malaysia

— 1 night
The Tampin District is a town, a district and a parliamentary constituency in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, however part of the town spills over into the neighbouring state of Malacca, as it is located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John Vianney.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tampin travel route builder.

Explore your travel options from Siem Reap to Tampin with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Siem Reap in April: highs in Tampin hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Male.

Things to do in Tampin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Male, Maldives

— 2 nights
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Mulee Aage and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Male trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Tampin to Male with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampin to Male is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Tampin in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Male, with lows around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Male

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Beijing, China

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Heaven, then steep yourself in history at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), then contemplate the waterfront views at Back Lakes (Hou Hai), and finally take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Beijing road trip planning site.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Male to Beijing in 12.5 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Male to Beijing due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Male in April, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Beijing: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Seoul, South Korea

— 1 night
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.
Gangnam Underground Shopping area has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Mon), shop like a local with Gangnam Underground Shopping area, then don't miss a visit to Insadong, then get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip planner.

Fly from Beijing to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Seoul is 1 hour. When traveling from Beijing in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping