29 days in Asia Itinerary

29 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
2
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Shanghai, China
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
9
Osaka, Japan
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5 h
10
Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  12 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Visiting Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Jumeirah Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubai trip planner.

London, UK to Dubai is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 4 hours. In September, Dubai is much hotter than London - with highs of 46°C and lows of 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Dubai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nai Harn Beach and Banana Beach. Step out of Patong to go to Chalong and see Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), which is approximately 30 minutes away. It doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong online route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Dubai to Patong takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Patong. Traveling from Dubai in September, expect Patong to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Spas, Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), Nai Harn Beach, Banana Beach
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) and then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bangkok trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Ta Prohm and Angkor National Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Lantau island. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then trek along Dragon's Back.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong travel site.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Hong Kong in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Siem Reap to Hong Kong is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
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Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Food Tours

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, go for a walk through Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao), and then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan).

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shanghai online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, Shanghai is little chillier than Hong Kong - with highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Jade Buddha Temple ©
Jade Buddha Temple
Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao) ©
Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao)

2
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.
On the 29th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zojo-ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Tokyo Central Railway Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Asakusa, get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, then wander the streets of Ueno, and finally see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum.

Find out how to plan Tokyo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Tokyo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Zojo-ji Temple ©
Zojo-ji Temple

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Toji and Eikando Zenrinji Temple. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple, and admire the natural beauty at Nanzen-ji Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online vacation maker.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuchu Teien Observatory, and then take a stroll through Dotombori.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Osaka trip itinerary planning tool.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori ©
Dotombori
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Kuchu Teien Observatory

2
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Donggwang Church, stop by Gamcheon Culture Village, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namcheon Cathedral of the Holy Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Busan trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Osaka to Busan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Your inner history buff will appreciate Changdeokgung Palace and Deoksugung. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, don't miss a visit to Hongik University Street, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip itinerary site.

Fly from Busan to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Busan in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Seoul, with highs around 22°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

3
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.
Visiting Mutianyu Great Wall and Back Lakes (Hou Hai) will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lama Temple (Yonghegong) and Temple of Heaven. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities and get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Beijing travel planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Seoul in October, expect cooler with lows of 8°C in Beijing. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Back Lakes (Hou Hai) ©
Back Lakes (Hou Hai)

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