29 days in Asia Itinerary

29 days in Asia Itinerary

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29 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly + train:  16​h
1
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Ishigaki, Japan
— 1 day
ferry:  1​h
6
Iriomote-jima, Japan
— 1 night
ferry:  4​h
7
Miyakojima, Japan
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h 15​min
8
Nagasaki, Japan
— 1 day
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
9
Yakushima-cho, Japan
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  10​h 15​min
10
Hakodate, Japan
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Calgary, Canada


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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The War Memorial of Korea and Yeouido Hangang Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Changdeokgung Palace, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea, see the interesting displays at Trickeye Museum Seoul, and steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary maker site .

Calgary, Canada to Seoul is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Calgary to Seoul, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, you will find days in Seoul are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

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Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Mutianyu Great Wall, steep yourself in history at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Beijing trip planner .

You can fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Beijing. July in Beijing sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan) ©

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterfront Promenade and Battlebox. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Singapore: Sentosa Island (Sentosa Boardwalk & Skyline Luge Sentosa). There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail, get to know the fascinating history of The Helix Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Singapore vacation maker website .

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Singapore takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Beijing in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Singapore, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Waterfront Promenade ©
Waterfront Promenade
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre and Walking tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Macau (AJ Hackett Macau Tower, Patane Library, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Chi Lin Nunnery, take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), walk around Nan Lian Garden, and take a stroll through Sai Kung.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Hong Kong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Macau
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Chi Lin Nunnery ©
Chi Lin Nunnery

1
day
Ishigaki, Japan

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
On the 23rd (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki journey planning site .

You can fly from Hong Kong to Ishigaki in 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hong Kong to Ishigaki due to the time zone difference. July in Ishigaki sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

1
night
Iriomote-jima, Japan

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 24th (Wed), head off the coast to Iriomote Island, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Iriomote-jima trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in an hour. In July in Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

2
nights
Miyakojima, Japan

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Ikema Ohashi Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunayama Beach, then take in the views from Irabu Bridge, and finally step off the mainland to explore Irabu-jima Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Kurima Bridge, then kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, then kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miyakojima online day trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Miyakojima are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Irabu-jima Island ©
Irabu-jima Island

1
day
Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Inasayama Observation Deck, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa, stroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, then take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then don't miss a visit to Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing, and finally stroll through Glover Garden.

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

You can do a combination of flight and train from Miyakojima to Nagasaki in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

1
day
Yakushima-cho, Japan

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
On the 28th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Oko no Taki Fall and then take in breathtaking views at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Yakushima-cho trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Nagasaki to Yakushima-cho takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July in Yakushima-cho, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks Nature
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Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Oko no Taki Fall
Oko no Taki Fall

1
day
Hakodate, Japan

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Motomachi, don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, then contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hakodate online trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yakushima-cho to Hakodate in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Traveling from Yakushima-cho in July, expect Hakodate to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Hachimanzaka ©
Hachimanzaka

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.
On the 30th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): take a stroll through Gion and then take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Kyoto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Hakodate in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kyoto: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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