60 days in East Asia Itinerary

60 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
2
Nantou, Taiwan
— 5 nights
3
Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
4
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
5
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
6
Osaka, Japan
— 5 nights
7
Busan, South Korea
— 5 nights
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 6 nights
9
Jeju, South Korea
— 6 nights
10
Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
11
Beijing, China
— 5 nights

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 3rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), and take in the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong itinerary maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hong Kong is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Hong Kong. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hong Kong, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nantou.

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

5
nights
Nantou, Taiwan

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantou: Taichung Baptist Church (in West District), Dakeng No.2 Trail (in Beitun) and Yuan Zuei Shao Lai Shan (in Heping District). On the 11th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Yushan National Park. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chung Tai World Museum, examine the collection at Endemic Species Research Institute - Ecology Education Park, take in the awesome beauty at Hutou Mountain, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nantou trip planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Nantou by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Hong Kong in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Nantou. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Taichung
Highlights from your plan
Chung Tai World Museum ©
Chung Tai World Museum
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: National Taiwan University of Arts (in Banqiao), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Wenwu Shengmiao (in Xinzhuang). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, take a stroll through Ximending, make a trip to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and meet the residents at Taipei Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Taipei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
Highlights from your plan
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

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.
Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Fri) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Tokyo National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Ninomaru Garden, and take a stroll through Odaiba District.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Taipei to Tokyo takes 6 hours. Traveling from Taipei to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Taipei in January, expect nights in Tokyo to be cooler, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

5
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Byodoin (in Uji) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Arashiyama, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and visit Gion.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Kyoto day trip app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Kyoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Byodoin, Todai-ji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Himeji (Koko-en & Himeji Castle), Koya-cho (Koyasan Okunoin & Mt. Koya) and Ishoan (in Kobe). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and walk around Nara Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Himeji, Koya-cho, Ishoan, Yoshimura Residence
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

5
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, get great views at Taejongdae, and make a trip to Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Busan trip planner.

Fly from Osaka to Busan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seoul: Nami Island (in Chuncheon) and Korea National Arboretum (in Pocheon). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, walk around Namsan Park, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, and make a trip to Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In February, Seoul is little chillier than Busan - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nami Island, Korea National Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

6
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Step out of Jeju to go to Seogwipo and see Seongsan Ilchulbong, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, stroll around Sarabong Park, and admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jeju online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Seongsan Ilchulbong
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Sarabong Park ©
Sarabong Park

5
nights
Shanghai, China

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 22nd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), stop by Spin Ceramics, get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan).

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

Fly from Jeju to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeju to Shanghai is minus 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Shanghai are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Tours Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), fly down the slopes at Baijing Bayi Ski Field, and take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Shanghai in February, with highs in Beijing at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

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

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