31 days in Asia Itinerary

31 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
2
Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 7 nights
4
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
5
Nara, Japan
— 2 nights
6
Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
7
Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
8
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Suwon to see Hwaseong Fortress about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Seoul is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Korean Standard Time is 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from London in October since evenings lows in Seoul dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Hwaseong Fortress
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

3
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Taejongdae, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Busan trip planner.

Getting from Seoul to Busan by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in October, you will find days in Busan are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

7
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Tokyo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Busan in November since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Street Kart Tour Akihabara #1 by Go-Kart ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and finally go for a walk through Gion.

Discover how to plan a Kyoto trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nara.

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

2
nights
Nara, Japan

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): learn the secrets of beer at Japan Tour Adventure in Nara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nigatsu-do Temple, walk around Nara Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofuku-ji Temple, and finally browse for treasures at Experience YAMATO. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Isuien Garden, see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, contemplate the long history of Todaiji Keidaicho, then appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Daibutsuden, and finally contemplate the long history of Naramachi.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nara itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Nara sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Himeji (Koko-en, Himeji Castle, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, shop like a local with Dotombori District, and hit the best photo ops around with Photoguider-Japan.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka day trip app.

You can drive from Nara to Osaka in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Himeji
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 16:
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Taipei to Ruifang to see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and get a dose of the wild on YOLO Taiwan.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip planner.

You can fly from Osaka to Taipei in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Osaka to Taipei. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Osaka in November, with highs in Taipei at 29°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

2
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Taipei to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In November, daytime highs in Hong Kong are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Skyline ©
Hong Kong Skyline
Food Tours

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