60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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60 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Busan, South Korea
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Jeju, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Seoul, South Korea
— 6 nights
Fly + subway:  5​h 15​min
7
Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 15​min
8
Xiamen, China
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h
9
Huangshan, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Beijing, China
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Luanping County, China
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
13
Xi'an, China
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
14
Lijiang, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
15
Beihai, China
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h
16
Hong Kong, China
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Brisbane, Australia

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ginza and Imperial Palace. Head to Asakusa and Minato Mirai 21for some retail therapy. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Yokohama (Yokohama Chinatown & Sankeien Gardens) and Ghibli Museum (in Mitaka). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tokyo National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, take a stroll through Odaiba, and get a taste of the local shopping with Harajuku Takeshita-dori.

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Brisbane, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Tokyo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yokohama, Ghibli Museum
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Do your shopping at Dotonbori and Kyoto Station Building. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Chinatown (Nankinmachi) (in Kobe) and Osaka Castle (in Osaka). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo-jo Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Katsura Imperial Villa, and stroll through Kyoto Imperial Palace.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Kyoto sightseeing planner .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Chinatown (Nankinmachi)
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo-jo Castle ©
Nijo-jo Castle

2
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 13th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, appreciate the history behind Atomic Bomb Dome, appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, then don't miss a visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. In April in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hiroshima

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Itsukushima Shrine
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
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Hiroshima Castle ©
Hiroshima Castle
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

4
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
For shopping fun, head to Jagalchi Market or Bujeon Market. Get some cultural insight at Beomeosa Temple and Haedong Yonggung Temple. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Gukje Market, get great views at Taejongdae, wander the streets of Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Busan route planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Busan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

#Shopping, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:
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Jagalchi Market ©
Jagalchi Market
Beomeosa Temple ©
Beomeosa Temple
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

5
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Gwaneumsa Temple and Jeju Folk Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Jeju with a short trip to Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Dongmun Market, kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamdeok Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jeju driving holiday planner.

Getting from Busan to Jeju by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 23:
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Changdeokgung Palace. For shopping fun, head to Gyeongdong Market or Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Gyeongbokgung Palace, hunt for treasures at Noryangjin Fish Market, take a stroll through Insadong, and get a taste of the local shopping with Dongdaemun Market.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In April, daytime highs in Seoul are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Taipei 101 and Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Palace Museum and National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Step out of Taipei to go to Xinbei and see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Nightmarket, look for gifts at Ningxia Nightmarket, make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and buy something for everyone on your list at Q Square Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Taipei day trip site .

You can fly from Seoul to Taipei in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, Taipei is a bit warmer than Seoul - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Xiamen.

Things to do in Taipei

#Shopping, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Keelung Miaokou Night Market, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 4:
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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Shilin Nightmarket
Shilin Nightmarket

few
hours
Xiamen, China

Xiamen ©
Known for centuries as a gateway to China, the port city of Xiamen has become a destination in itself, first to domestic visitors and now to a growing number of people from across the world.
On the 4th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Zhongshan Road Walking Street and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gulangyu.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Xiamen road trip planner.

You can fly from Taipei to Xiamen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Xiamen can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Xiamen

#Shopping, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:
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Gulangyu ©
Gulangyu

3
nights
Huangshan, China

Huangshan ©
Named after the "Yellow Mountains" with which the region has long been associated, Huangshan offers access to UNESCO-listed sites both natural and man-made.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain). Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Huangshan Geopark and then take in breathtaking views at Xihai Great Canyon.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Huangshan trip planner .

Fly from Xiamen to Huangshan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Huangshan

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) ©
Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)
Xihai Great Canyon ©
Xihai Great Canyon
Huangshan Geopark ©
Huangshan Geopark

4
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Bund (Wai Tan) and Xintiandi. Shop till you drop at Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and Super Brand Mall. Step out of Shanghai to go to Suzhou and see Tongli Town, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Former French Concession, browse the different shops at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and hunt for treasures at Shanghai's Hongqiao Pearl Market.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Shanghai online day trip planner .

You can fly from Huangshan to Shanghai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Shanghai, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tongli Town
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Former French Concession ©
Former French Concession
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nanluoguxiang and Beijing Xidan Commercial Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), hunt for treasures at Pearl Market (Hongqiao Market), and shop like a local with Wang Fu Jing Da Jie.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Beijing vacation maker tool .

You can fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in May, Beijing is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luanping County.

Things to do in Beijing

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Shopping
Find places to stay May 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

2
nights
Luanping County, China

Luanping County ©
On the 18th (Fri), see Jinshanling Great Wall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Luanping County day trip planner.

Drive from Beijing to Luanping County in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Luanping County

#Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
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Jinshanling Great Wall ©
Jinshanling Great Wall

1
night
Xi'an, China

Xi'an ©
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
On the 19th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses.

You can plan Xi'an trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Luanping County to Xi'an takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Xi'an, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lijiang.

Things to do in Xi'an

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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2
nights
Lijiang, China

Lijiang
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Shuhe Ancient Town, then ponder the design of Black Dragon Pond Park, then make a trip to Old Town of Lijiang - China, and finally steep yourself in history at Mufu Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Lijiang trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Lijiang takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Beihai.

Things to do in Lijiang

#Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
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Old Town of Lijiang - China
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Shuhe Ancient Town ©
Shuhe Ancient Town

1
night
Beihai, China

Beihai ©
Tourism in Beihai flourishes due to its long-standing status as an important trade port, as well as its warm climate and scenic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Silver Beach (Yin Tan).

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Beihai road trip planning site .

You can fly from Lijiang to Beihai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Beihai

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
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Silver Beach (Yin Tan) ©
Silver Beach (Yin Tan)

6
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong Museum of History and Ruins of St. Paul's are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Bird Garden Yuanpu Street and IFC mall. Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 25th (Fri) in some colorful company at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), wander the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui East, head off the coast to Lantau Island, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Stanley, Hong Kong.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hong Kong road trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Beihai to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Ruins of St. Paul's
Find places to stay May 23 — 29:
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's

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