59 days in Asia Itinerary

59 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Fukuoka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Subway to Incheon Station, Ferry to Weihai, Train to Beijing South station
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Train to Zhuhai, Foot to Rua da Tribuna
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Macau, China
— 3 nights
Foot to Zhuhai, Train to Shanghai Hongqiao
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Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Odaiba District and Tokyo National Museum. Head to Ginza and Asakusafor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, stop by Akihabara, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip app.

Billund, Denmark to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to Tokyo is 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Billund in April, with highs in Tokyo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 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.
Shop till you drop at Nishiki Market Shopping District and Kiyora Senjafuda. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, wander the streets of Arashiyama, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kyoto attractions website.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

Osaka, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dotombori District and Osaka Castle. Head to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street and Minami (Namba)for some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Nara (Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, Nara Park, &more). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and look for gifts at Jikko Japanese Knife Shop Namba Skyo.

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Getting from Kyoto to Osaka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

Fukuoka, Japan

— 3 nights

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Dazaifu Tenman-gu and Acros Fukuoka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Tenjin Underground Shopping Center or Fukuoka Washita Shop. Explore Fukuoka's surroundings by going to Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple & Tenkai Inari Shrine) and Kitakyushu (Kokura Castle, Kyushu Railway History Museum, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Ohori Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower, wander the streets of Nakasu District, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Fukuoka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Busan, South Korea

— 3 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jagalchi Market and Line Friends - Lotte Department Store, Gwangbok. Explore Busan's surroundings by going to Gyeongju (Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond & Gyeongju National Museum). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, get outside with Gwangalli Beach, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, and get great views at Taejongdae.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Busan trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Fukuoka to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Busan are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:

Seoul, South Korea

— 4 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.
For shopping fun, head to Myeongdong Shopping Street or Namdaemun Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, wander the streets of Insadong, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and steep yourself in history at Deoksugung.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul road trip website.

You can take a train from Busan to Seoul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. April in Seoul sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:

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.
Shop till you drop at Nanluoguxiang and 798 Art Zone. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mutianyu Great Wall and The Palace Museum. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and browse for treasures at Pop-UP Beijing.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip maker website.

You can fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Seoul to Beijing, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in April: highs in Beijing hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Macau.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

Macau, China

— 3 nights
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Shop till you drop at Taipa Village Art Space and City of Dreams. Get a sense of the local culture at Ruins of St. Paul's and A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Macao Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Centre of Macau, steep yourself in history at Taipa Village Macau, and explore the galleries of Macau Design Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Macau journey planning tool.

You can fly from Beijing to Macau in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Shanghai.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

Shanghai, China

— 4 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.
Shop till you drop at Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and Three on the Bund. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Bund (Wai Tan) and Former French Concession. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), visit Maoming Road, enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple.

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You can fly from Macau to Shanghai in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Shanghai sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hanoi.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 nights
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. For shopping fun, head to TiredCity Hang Bong or Empty Wall Gallery. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, steep yourself in history at Memorial House - Ho Chi Minh, explore the galleries of D&C Art Gallery, and view the masterpieces at A Dong Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip app.

Fly from Shanghai to Hanoi in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 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.
Do your shopping at Ben Thanh Market and Ben Thanh Art & Frame. Do some cultural sightseeing at War Remnants Museum and Vietnam Silver House. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, view the masterpieces at Vietnam ART Gallery, explore the world behind art at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, and get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace.

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Fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:

Singapore, Singapore

— 4 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Head to Orchard Road and Poster Hubfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Singapore Botanic Gardens and Chinatown. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, browse the exhibits of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Singapore road trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Singapore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 18:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 4 nights

Garden City of Lights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Batu Caves and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Do your shopping at Central Market Kuala Lumpur and BB Park Bukit Bintang. Get out of town with these interesting Kuala Lumpur side-trips: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam) and Oasis Village (in Petaling Jaya). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, take in the exciting artwork at Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, stroll around KL Bird Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Getting from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 22:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 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.
For shopping fun, head to Chatuchak Weekend Market or Siam Paragon. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Ayutthaya (Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Wat Maha That, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, look for gifts at Rajawongse Clothier, wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bangkok driving holiday planner.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 23 — 28: