26 days in Asia Itinerary

26 days in Asia Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
2
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
3
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
— 2 nights
4
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
5
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
6
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
7
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights

5
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Popular historic sites such as Battlebox and Sri Mariamman Temple are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Singapore City Gallery and The Helix Bridge. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at MacRitchie Nature Trail, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery Singapore, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kranji War Memorial, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip itinerary builder tool.

New York City, USA to Singapore is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT) is 13 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Singapore to be a bit warmer, temps between 91°F and 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Boardwalk
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
The Intan ©
The Intan

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Get a sense of the local culture at Soho and Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hong Kong Maritime Museum and Hong Kong Museum of History. There's lots more to do: stroll through Dragon's Back, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze), experience the excitement of Sandbox VR, and admire the natural beauty at Chi Lin Nunnery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong trip planner.

Getting from Singapore to Hong Kong by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Museums · Tours
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Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze) ©

2
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.
On the 11th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, ponder the world of politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Pier-2 Art Centre.

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You can fly from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Chimei Museum
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

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.
Visit Tian Zi Fang and Xitang Ancient Town for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, wander the streets of Former French Concession, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shanghai online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Kaohsiung to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kaohsiung in June: high temperatures in Shanghai hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Xitang Ancient Town
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Tian Zi Fang ©
Tian Zi Fang
Xitang Ancient Town ©
Xitang Ancient Town
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)

4
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.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum of Korea will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cheonggyecheon Stream and Deoksugung. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Seoul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Shanghai to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream
Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park

3
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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Sanjusangendo Temple and Heian Shrine. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and make a trip to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto route maker website.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Kyoto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Kyoto are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

3
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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 inner history buff will appreciate Zojo-ji Temple and Senso-ji Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou and Tokyo National Museum. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Tokyo sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Zojo-ji Temple ©
Zojo-ji Temple
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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