31 days in Asia Itinerary

31 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 3 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Daegu, South Korea
— 1 night
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Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 1 night

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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.
Visit Kōtoku-in and Kencho-ji Temple for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate teamLab☆Planets and The National Art Center, Tokyo. Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) in Kamakura, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, explore the galleries of Tokyo National Museum, examine the collection at Samurai Museum, and gear up at Street Kart Tour Akihabara #1 by Go-Kart.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo sightseeing planning tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Tokyo is a bit cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Kamakura
Highlights from your plan
Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Daishoin Temple and Peace Flame. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to JMSDF Kure Museum and Yamato Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Seishin Tsurui, Senjokaku, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, and contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hiroshima fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Tokyo to Hiroshima in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kure
Highlights from your plan
Senjokaku ©
Senjokaku
Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum

3
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cheonmachong Tomb and Beomeosa Temple. Gyeongju National Museum and UN Memorial Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Busan, make a side trip to see Surowangbi-reung in Gimhae, approximately Gimhae away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Gwangandaegyo Bridge, stroll around Dongbaekseom Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach.

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

Do a combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Busan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hiroshima in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Busan, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Daegu.

Things to do in Busan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Gyeongju, Surowangbi-reung
Highlights from your plan
Cheonmachong Tomb ©
Cheonmachong Tomb
UN Memorial Cemetery ©
UN Memorial Cemetery
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Daegu Art Factory, then take an in-depth tour of Kyungpook National University Museum, and then examine the collection at DTC Textile Museum.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Daegu trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Busan to Daegu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Daegu sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Seoul.

Things to do in Daegu

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Daegu Art Factory ©
Daegu Art Factory
Kyungpook National University Museum ©
Kyungpook National University Museum
DTC Textile Museum ©
DTC Textile Museum

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bongeunsa Temple. You'll explore and learn at Trickeye Museum Seoul and National Museum of Korea. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seodaemun Prison History Hall, examine the collection at National Folk Museum of Korea, appreciate the history behind Jogyesa Temple, and steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul travel route site.

You can take a train from Daegu to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Daegu, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
National Museum of Korea ©
National Museum of Korea

4
nights
Beijing, China

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.
The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong) will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Temple of Heaven. Spend the 18th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Gong Wang Fu, take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and make a trip to Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Beijing vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Beijing takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Seoul in October since evenings lows in Beijing dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

5
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Appreciate the collections at Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan). The Bund (Wai Tan) and Longhua Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 24th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Pudong New Area, take a stroll through Tian Zi Fang, appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, and view the masterpieces at Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Shanghai trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Beijing in October; daily highs in Shanghai reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum ©
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
Travel China Guide ©
Travel China Guide
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)

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.
Get some cultural insight at Dalongdong Bao An Temple and Miniatures Museum of Taiwan. Visit Taipei Confucius Temple and Hsing Tian Kong for their historical value. Step out of Taipei with an excursion to YehLiu Geopark in Wanli--about 44 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Taipei takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Shanghai in October, with highs in Taipei at 32°C and lows at 26°C. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

YehLiu Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong road trip app.

You can fly from Taipei to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Hong Kong Maritime Museum ©
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Pottinger Street ©
Pottinger Street

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