34 days in Asia Itinerary

34 days in Asia Itinerary

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34 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Beijing, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Yangshuo County, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
9
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
10
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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6
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, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tokyo is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Dubai to Tokyo. Traveling from Dubai in September, you will find days in Tokyo are cooler (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
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.
Seoul is known for museums, shopping, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace, shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, and take a stroll through Insadong.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Seoul in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Tokyo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

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

2
nights
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, shopping, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Mutianyu Great Wall, take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), admire the landmark architecture of Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Beijing trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Beijing takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Beijing is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Seoul in October since evenings lows in Beijing dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

2
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.
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), then take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan). On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Former French Concession, then shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

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Fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; 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 up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Yangshuo County.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)

2
nights
Yangshuo County, China

Yangshuo County ©
Yangshuo County, the area surrounding a popular tourist resort town, boasts a landscape featuring all the ingredients necessary to attract a flood of tourists.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Moon Hill, then make a trip to West Street, then contemplate the waterfront views at Yulong River, and finally take in the views from Xiangui Bridge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Asia Cycling Tours and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yangshuo County trip planning tool .

You can fly from Shanghai to Yangshuo County in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Yangshuo County are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Yangshuo County

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Yulong River ©
Yulong River
Bike Asia Cycling Tours ©
Bike Asia Cycling Tours
West Street ©
West Street

2
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), meet the residents at Ocean Park, and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Yangshuo County to Hong Kong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yangshuo County in October since evenings lows in Hong Kong dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, belt out your favorite tunes at Khao San Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and get a dose of the wild on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Bangkok takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Time (HKT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, parks, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Kathmandu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bangkok to Kathmandu, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in October, things will get slightly colder in Kathmandu: highs are around 31°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helicopter Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, wander the streets of Dotonbori, enjoy breathtaking views from Harukas 300 Observation Deck, and admire the striking features of Kuchu Teien Observatory.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Osaka online tour builder .

Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to Osaka takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kathmandu to Osaka is 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kathmandu in October: highs in Osaka hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, then delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, and finally look for gifts at Ashi. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Pub Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Thom, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap sightseeing planner .

Fly from Osaka to Siem Reap in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Osaka in October; daily highs in Siem Reap reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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