59 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

59 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h
2
George Town, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kuta, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
6
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Jeju, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Beijing, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
13
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Paris, France

1
night
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise, then look for all kinds of wild species at Langkawi Geopark, and finally take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Wat Wanararm, and then see the vivid underwater world at Pulau Payar Marine Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Langkawi online tour itinerary builder .

Paris, France to Langkawi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Langkawi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in April, expect Langkawi to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Wat Wanararm ©
Wat Wanararm

4
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kek Lok Si Temple and Armenian Street. Popular historic sites such as Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion are in your itinerary. Step out of George Town to go to Teluk Bahang and see ESCAPE, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to George Town in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, ESCAPE
Highlights from your plan
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street

3
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and National Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Putra Mosque and Kuala Lumpur City Gallery. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, wander the streets of KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur road trip site .

You can fly from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. April in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Batu Caves, Putra Mosque
Highlights from your plan
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Putra Mosque ©
Putra Mosque
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia ©
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Neka Art Museum and Gallery Ada Garuda. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ulun Danu Beratan Temple and Mount Kawi. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai), Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple (in Sebatu) and Elephant Safari Park (in Tegalalang). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, look for gifts at Threads of Life, don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ubud road trip planning tool .

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Ubud by flight takes about 6.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ubud are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Kuta.

Things to do in Ubud

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Karangasem, Tampaksiring, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Visit Tanah Lot Temple and Pura Dalem Pengembak for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Museum PASIFIKA and Nyaman Gallery. Step out of Kuta to go to Pecatu and see Uluwatu Temple, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some photo ops at Ground Zero Monument, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Bali Trick Art.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kuta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ubud to Kuta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kuta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Seminyak, Bali Trick Art, Uluwatu Temple, Museum PASIFIKA, Pura Dalem Pengembak
Highlights from your plan
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Bali Trick Art ©
Bali Trick Art

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Centre of Macau and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). Do some cultural sightseeing at Hong Kong Museum of History and Sam Tung Uk Museum. Explore Hong Kong's surroundings by going to Macau (Casino at Venetian Macao, Macao Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Lantau island, catch some excitement at Sandbox VR, get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, and enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip planner .

Getting from Kuta to Hong Kong by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry. In April, Hong Kong is little chillier than Kuta - with highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Macau
Highlights from your plan
Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Historic Centre of Macau ©
Historic Centre of Macau
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History

3
nights
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Popular historic sites such as Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and Nei Men Zi Zhu Si are in your itinerary. Chimei Museum and The Pier-2 Art Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaohsiung: West Central District (Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling) & Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan, explore the ancient world of Guandimiao, admire the masterpieces at Da Chi Nei Yun Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kaohsiung trip maker site .

You can fly from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and taxi. April in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tainan
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Fo Guang Shan ©
Fo Guang Shan

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), make a trip to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), then get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, and finally take in the history at St Christopher's Catholic Church. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then contemplate the long history of Heritage And Culture Education Center Of Taipei, and finally take a stroll through Ximending.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Kaohsiung to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kaohsiung in April; daily highs in Taipei reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Highlights from your plan
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine ©
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Xitang Ancient Town and Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan). Appreciate the collections at Suzhou Garden Museum and island6 Arts Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Shanghai: Suzhou (Tongli Town & Humble Administrator's Garden) and Shaxi Ancient Town (in Taicang). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), take a stroll through Maoming Road, take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and admire the striking features of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai journey website .

Fly from Taipei to Shanghai in 5 hours. Traveling from Taipei in April, expect Shanghai to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Suzhou, Shaxi Ancient Town, Xitang Ancient Town
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Xitang Ancient Town ©
Xitang Ancient Town
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©

5
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Seonunjeongsa Temple and Gwaneumsa Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Udo. Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeongbang Waterfall, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Spirited Garden, get curious at Nexon Computer Museum, explore the world behind art at Jeju Folk Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at The Islander.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip tool .

Fly from Shanghai to Jeju in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Korea Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spirited Garden ©
Spirited Garden

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Explore hidden gems such as The War Memorial of Korea and Insadong. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seoul: Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon), Korean Folk Village (in Yongin) and DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, take an in-depth tour of The National Folk Museum of Korea, explore the world behind art at Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, and walk around Namsan Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul tour planning website .

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hwaseong Fortress, DMZ Haemaru Village, Korean Folk Village
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) and Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Palace Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Back Lakes (Hou Hai), take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and get to know the fascinating history of Dongsi Hutong.

To plan Beijing vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Seoul to Beijing by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Beijing is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in May: highs in Beijing hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

6
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Nyhavn and Frederiksborg Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kronborg and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Venture out of the city with trips to Roskilde Domkirke (in Roskilde) and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, steep yourself in history at Christiansborg Slot, try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Copenhagen takes 12 hours. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Beijing to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beijing in May, you will find days in Copenhagen are cooler (19°C), and nights are little chillier (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Castle, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Kronborg, Roskilde Domkirke
Highlights from your plan
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ©
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Kronborg ©
Kronborg
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle

5
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Den Gamle By and Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses and Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Jelling Kirke (in Jelling), Strandingsmuseum St. George (in Thorsminde) and Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard (in Randboel). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Spoettrup Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Maarslet Kirke, learn more about the world around you at Naturhistorisk Museum, and examine the collection at Museum Ovartaci.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Aarhus online visit planner .

Drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Horsens, Vejle, Spoettrup Castle, Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor Museum, Johannes Larsen Museet
Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©

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