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.
You've added Hedgehog Cafe HARRY Roppongi &Hamster Cafe mogumogu, Ninja Tour, Tokyo Sea Life Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Odaiba District, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, and shop like a local with Asakusa.

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Bristol, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Tokyo is 9 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Aomori.

Things to do in Tokyo

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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. Go for a jaunt from Aomori to Towada to see Oirase Mountain Stream about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, snap pictures at Aomori Bay Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, and admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Aomori online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Tokyo to Aomori in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tokyo in August, with highs in Aomori at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Aomori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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 much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, take a stroll through Insadong, and stroll through Cheonggyecheon Stream.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Aomori to Seoul. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aomori in August; daily highs in Seoul reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Seoul

Side Trip

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

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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. There's much more to do: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, take a stroll through Former French Concession, and take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai trip itinerary planning tool.

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. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to 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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), head off the coast to Lantau island, and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. 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), get engrossed in the history at Du Fu Cottage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wenshu Yuan Monastery, and stroll through Mount Qingcheng.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chengdu trip builder.

Getting from Hong Kong to Chengdu by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chengdu when traveling from Hong Kong in August, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can 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.
Lao She Teahouse has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: see Mutianyu Great Wall, take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and delve into the distant past at The Great Wall at Badaling.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Beijing online road trip planner.

Fly from Chengdu to Beijing in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Beijing, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back 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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