50 days in Asia Itinerary

50 days in Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
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Jeju, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Shanghai, China
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Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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Patong, Thailand
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Beijing, China

— 4 nights
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, and get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

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London, UK to Beijing is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to China Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Beijing to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Seoul, South Korea

— 5 nights
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.
Step out of Seoul with an excursion to DMZ Haemaru Village in Paju--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Changdeokgung Palace, stop by Bukchon Hanok Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Seoul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Beijing in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
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: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Tokyo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Kyoto, Japan

— 4 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, and don't miss a visit to Saihoji Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Jeju.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Jeju, South Korea

— 5 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Cheonjiyeon Falls, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Museum, and see the interesting displays at Jeju National Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jeju trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Jeju takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Shanghai.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Shanghai, China

— 3 nights

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.
Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and take some stellar pictures from Jin Mao Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shanghai road trip tool.

Getting from Jeju to Shanghai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Shanghai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Hong Kong, China

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. It doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak) and indulge your taste buds at Secret Food Tours Hong Kong.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip planning tool.

You can fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 14th (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Hong Kong in July, Ho Chi Minh City is little chillier at night with lows of 28°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Kuta.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums

Kuta, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuta: Gede Private Bali Driver (in Sanur) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's much more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Sanur, let little ones run wild at Cubby House Kids Club, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuta takes 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuta. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in July, plan for little chillier days in Kuta, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ubud, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Change things up with a short trip to Mason Elephant Park in Tegalalang (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, admire the masterpieces at Tanah Merah Museum, and explore the galleries of Threads of Life.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ubud trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Kuta to Ubud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Ubud, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Singapore planning app.

You can fly from Ubud to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Traveling from Ubud in July, you will find days in Singapore are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to fly to Patong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Banyan Tree Spa Phuket, make a trip to Bangla Road, view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, and admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Patong day trip planning app.

Getting from Singapore to Patong by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. July in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Patong to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

China travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Observation Decks · History Museums
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.

South Korea travel guide

4.2
Shopping · History Museums · Parks
Land of the Morning Calm
Though it boasts a history spanning thousands of years, South Korea ranks among the world's most urbanized and modernized countries, with nearly half of its population living in high-rises concentrated in the national capital. In this land of pristine mountain scenery, many South Korea vacations involve some form of winter sports--not surprising for the country that won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curious travelers wishing to get to know South Korea's heart and soul spend only a small part of their holiday in big cities like Busan and Seoul, devoting much of their attention to the tranquil countryside that seems largely untouched by the 21st century.

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.

Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.