34 days in Japan, Seoul & China Itinerary

34 days in Japan, Seoul & China Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 7 nights
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Aomori, Japan
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
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Chengdu, China
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 5 nights

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hedgehog Cafe HARRY Roppongi &Hamster Cafe mogumogu, Ninja Tour, Tokyo Sea Life Park, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: stop by Odaiba District, pause for some photo ops at Hachiko, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Skytree, and make a trip to Tokyo Tower.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary planning website.

Bristol, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Bristol to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. In July in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Aomori.

Things to do in Tokyo

Highlights from your plan
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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Aomori, Japan

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sukayu Onsen as well as Aomori Nebuta Festival. Take a break from Aomori with a short trip to Oirase Mountain Stream in Towada, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, explore the world behind art at Aomori Museum of Art, get answers to all your questions at Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, and head outdoors with Sunset Beach Asamushi.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Aomori day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Aomori takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in August; daily highs in Aomori reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Aomori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Events

Side Trip

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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seoul: Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ Haemaru Village). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongeunsa Temple, wander the streets of Insadong, and get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aomori to Seoul. Traveling from Aomori in August, expect Seoul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Seoul

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

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nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©

Pearl of the Orient

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shanghai Circus World, Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Yuyuan Old Street. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), stop by Xintiandi, and appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Shanghai online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Shanghai. In August, daily temperatures in Shanghai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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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.
Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), appreciate the history behind Lantau island, don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

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Chengdu, China

Chengdu ©

Hibiscus City

The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Chengdu is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), take an in-depth tour of Du Fu Cottage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wenshu Yuan Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Jinli Pedestrian Street.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chengdu trip planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Chengdu in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hong Kong in August since evenings lows in Chengdu dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Chengdu

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Qingcheng ©
Mount Qingcheng
Jinsha Site Museum ©
Jinsha Site Museum

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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.
You've now added Lao She Teahouse to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Mutianyu Great Wall, ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Chengdu to Beijing takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Beijing

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

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