60 days in East Asia & Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in East Asia & Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
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Seoul, South Korea
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Tokyo, Japan
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Kyoto, Japan
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Shanghai, China
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Hong Kong, China
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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Patong, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Beijing, China

— 5 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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pool and Mulberry Tree Temple (Tanzhe Si), and contemplate the long history of Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling).

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Beijing online tour builder.

London, UK to Beijing is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Beijing is 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:

Seoul, South Korea

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon) and Korean Folk Village (in Yongin). Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, stroll around Namsan Park, wander the streets of Insadong, and don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seoul day trip planning website.

You can fly from Beijing to Seoul in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Seoul is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Beijing in October since evenings lows in Seoul dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 2:

Tokyo, Japan

— 5 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.
When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Ghibli Museum Mitaka in Mitaka, approximately Mitaka away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in November; daily highs in Tokyo reach 19°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 7:

Kyoto, Japan

— 5 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.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, approximately Osaka away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can fly to Shanghai.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 12:

Shanghai, China

— 5 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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and get to know the fascinating history of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Kyoto to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyoto to Shanghai due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:

Hong Kong, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Nan Lian Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong road trip planning website.

Fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Hong Kong: highs are around 30°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly to Denpasar.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 21:

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 6 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Explore Denpasar's surroundings by going to Jimbaran Bay (in Jimbaran), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud). There's much more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, kick back and relax at Pantai Sanur, look for gifts at Feather & Find, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Denpasar trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Denpasar takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Hong Kong in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Denpasar: highs are around 37°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 27:

Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, examine the collection at National Museum of Singapore, explore the activities along Marina Bay, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Singapore journey planner.

You can fly from Denpasar to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Singapore are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Patong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 2:

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Ao Phang Nga National Park to see Phang Nga Bay. about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Patong itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. December in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Patong to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 5 nights

Temple Town

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.
Spend the 11th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and see Off-Road Tours.

Plan a Siem Reap trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 5 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.
On the 19th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at La Belle Vie Spa & Wellness, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 20: