18 days in Asia Itinerary

18 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
2
Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
3
Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
4
Nagasaki, Japan
— 1 night
5
Shenyang, China
— 1 night
6
Changchun, China
— 2 nights
7
Pyongyang, North Korea
— 3 nights

2
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum of Korea. Get a sense of the local culture at Insadong and Myeongdong Shopping Street. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace, see the interesting displays at Love Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea, and enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Seoul journey maker app.

Salamanca, Spain to Seoul is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Salamanca to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salamanca in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seoul, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong
Bukchon Hanok Village ©
Bukchon Hanok Village

2
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): head outdoors with Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, thenhead outdoors with Hamdeok Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Hyeopjae Beach, thenadmire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeju online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Jeju in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Gwakji Gwamul Beach ©
Gwakji Gwamul Beach
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach

1
night
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, get outside with Haeundae Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally stroll through Yongdusan Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Busan trip builder website.

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In July in Busan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

1
night
Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Takahama Beach, thenadmire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, thenmake a trip to Shinchi Chinatown, and finally take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Nagasaki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. July in Nagasaki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shenyang.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shinchi Chinatown ©
Shinchi Chinatown
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden

1
night
Shenyang, China

Shenyang ©
A trip to Shenyang, a city teeming with history and heritage, reveals the rich culture of Northeast China in a booming economic hot spot and bustling metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll around Jiangjun Park, see the interesting displays at "9.18"Historical Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Former Residence of Zhang Zuolin and Zhang Xueliang, and finally take an in-depth tour of Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong).

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shenyang trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nagasaki to Shenyang. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nagasaki to Shenyang. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Changchun.

Things to do in Shenyang

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong) ©
Shenyang Imperial Palace (Gu Gong)
©
"9.18"Historical Museum

2
nights
Changchun, China

Changchun ©
Capital of Jilin Province, Changchun witnessed some turbulent 20th-century Chinese history, occupied at times by both the Japanese and Soviets.
Get a sense of the local culture at Puppet Emperor's Palace (Wei Huang Gong) and The Museum of The Imperial Palace of Manchukuo. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Jingyue Pool, stroll around Changchun World Sculpture Park (West Gate), and find something for the whole family at Changchun Movie Millennium Town.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Changchun road trip site.

Getting from Shenyang to Changchun by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pyongyang.

Things to do in Changchun

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of The Imperial Palace of Manchukuo ©
Jingyue Pool ©
Jingyue Pool

3
nights
Pyongyang, North Korea

Pyongyang ©
Built from the ground up after the Korean War, Pyongyang impresses with its Soviet-era buildings and monuments to modern leadership.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tanjun Mausoleum and Mansudae Art Studio Gallery. The adventure continues: get a tailor-made plan with Koryo Tours, make a trip to Geumsusan Memorial Palace, appreciate the history behind Triumphal Arch, and brush up on your military savvy at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pyongyang trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Changchun to Pyongyang. The time zone difference when traveling from Changchun to Pyongyang is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyongyang

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pyongyang Golf Course ©
Pyongyang Golf Course
Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum ©
Mansudae Art Studio Gallery ©
Mansudae Art Studio Gallery

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