16 days in Asia Itinerary

16 days in Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
— 3 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights

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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mutianyu Great Wall, ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing travel route tool.

Edinburgh, UK to Beijing is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Beijing due to the time zone difference. In July, Beijing is much warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Museums
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Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
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World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
4.6
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World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to N Seoul Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, then browse the exhibits of Gyeongbokgung Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Baek In-je's House. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine, wander the streets of Insadong, and then explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seoul trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Seoul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beijing to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Beijing in July: highs in Seoul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

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History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
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Neighborhood
Insadong
4.1

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and finally make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, visit Odaiba District, and then get in on the family fun at Tokyo DisneySea.

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You can fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Odaiba District
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2

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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 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), take in the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, and stroll around Nan Lian Garden.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hong Kong visit planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Hong Kong in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tokyo in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hong Kong, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
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Aquarium
Ocean Park
4.1

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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Big Buddha Phuket, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bangla Road, whizz through the canopy at Flying Hanuman, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Patong trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Patong takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hong Kong to Patong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in July, expect little chillier with lows of 28°C in Patong. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
Bangla Road
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Spa
Spas
4.2

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