13 days in Asia Itinerary

13 days in Asia Itinerary

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13 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
4
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lion's Pavilion at The Peak and then head off the coast to Lantau Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Wisdom Path, trek along Lantau Trail, and then kick back and relax at Shek O.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong trip builder .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Hong Kong is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Hong Kong, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in September, things will get much warmer in Hong Kong: highs are around 38°C and lows about 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lantau Island ©
Lantau Island
Lantau Trail ©
Lantau Trail
Shek O ©
Shek O

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Taoyuan Shrine and Paoma Historical Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Jiaosi Hot Spring Park and Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Wulai Atayal Museum (in Wulai), Qilan Shenmuyuan (in Datong) and Lala Mountain Nature Reserve (in Fuxing District).

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Taipei tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Taipei by combination of flight and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Jiaoxi, Lala Mountain Nature Reserve, Taoyuan Shrine, Qilan Shenmuyuan, Wulai Atayal Museum
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Jiaosi Hot Spring Park ©
Jiaosi Hot Spring Park
Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail ©
Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail
Wulai Atayal Museum ©
Wulai Atayal Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hongaku-ji Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tokyo trip simple and quick.

Fly from Taipei to Tokyo in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Taipei in October, things will get a bit cooler in Tokyo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites
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Hongaku-ji Temple ©
Hongaku-ji Temple

2
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.
To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto vacation builder site .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Palace Museum and Temple of Heaven. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) and National Museum Of China. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fayuan Si - Buddhist Temple, admire the striking features of English speaking driver in Beijing, take in the spiritual surroundings of Niujie Mosque, and look for gifts at Qing Shan Ju Tea House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kyoto to Beijing by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to China Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kyoto in October, with highs in Beijing at 22°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Niujie Mosque ©
Niujie Mosque
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Temple of Heaven ©
Temple of Heaven

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