25 days in Asia Itinerary

25 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Nagoya, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Sapporo, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
6
Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
9
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Sydney, Australia

4
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: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Tokyo. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get cooler in Tokyo: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

2
nights
Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hosho-in (Osu Kannon), make a trip to Osu Shopping Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Atsuta Jingu Shrine, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Tokugawa Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Nabana no Sato, then get curious at Nagoya City Science Museum, then examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nagoya TV Tower.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Nagoya trip planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Nagoya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Tokyo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nagoya, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Nabana no Sato
Highlights from your plan
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Tokugawa Art Museum ©
Tokugawa Art Museum

2
nights
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 17th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and then wander the streets of Dotombori. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and then get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Osaka holiday website.

Getting from Nagoya to Osaka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Osaka sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

2
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 19th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine and then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, appreciate the history behind Peace Bell, appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, and finally explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Itsukushima Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Hiroshima Castle ©
Hiroshima Castle

5
nights
Sapporo, Japan

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Otaru (Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, Otaru Canal, &more), Sobetsu Park (in Sobetsu-cho) and Noboribetsu (Oyunuma, Jigokudani, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, and get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sapporo trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hiroshima to Sapporo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Hiroshima in March, you will find days in Sapporo are much colder (1°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Otaru, Noboribetsu, Sobetsu Park
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura) ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, then admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, and then take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): get your game on at INT Studio, then take a stroll through Insadong, then don't miss a visit to N Seoul Tower, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Sapporo to Seoul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sapporo in March, expect nights in Seoul to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Insadong ©
Insadong
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

3
nights
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Step out of Taipei with an excursion to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, get a sense of history and politics at Presidential Office Building, take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei trip itinerary site.

Fly from Seoul to Taipei in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seoul in March, expect nights in Taipei to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Badouzih Seaside Park
Highlights from your plan
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 31st (Wed), get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

Plan a trip to Hong Kong easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Taipei to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. March in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland

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.
On the 1st (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer and then get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): wander the streets of Chinatown, see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Merlion Park, and finally walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore online day trip planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Singapore in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, Singapore is a bit warmer than Hong Kong - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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