21 days in Japan, South Korea & Taipei Itinerary

21 days in Japan, South Korea & Taipei Itinerary

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Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  13 h
1
Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Fukuoka, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
5
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
6
Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Liaoning Street Night Market, Dalongdong Bao An Temple, Ximending, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, steep yourself in history at Dalongdong Bao An Temple, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Night Market, thensee the interesting displays at Miniatures Museum of Taiwan, and finally stop by Liaoning Street Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Presidential Office Building, take a stroll through Ximending, thencontemplate the long history of 228 Peace Memorial Park, and finally stroll around Daan Forest Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Taipei day trip planning app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Taipei is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jakarta to Taipei due to the time zone difference. In March, Taipei is slightly colder than Jakarta - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple
Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
Ximending
Ximending

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.
You've now added Ewha Womans University to your itinerary. When in Seoul, make a side trip to see Nami Island in Chuncheon, approximately Chuncheon away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bongwonsa Temple, stroll through Cheonggyecheon Stream, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul itinerary maker website.

Getting from Taipei to Seoul by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Taipei Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Taipei in March, expect nights in Seoul to be cooler, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nami Island
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Jongmyo Shrine ©
Jongmyo Shrine
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, get great views at Taejongdae, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency VR - Busan Nampo, and get outside with Gwangalli Beach.

Plan trip to Busan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Busan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

2
nights
Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 1st (Wed), go for a walk through Ohori Park, thendon't miss a visit to Fukuoka Tower, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tenkai Inari Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Komyozen-ji Temple, thentake in panoramic vistas at Komenoyama Obsevatory, and finally explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fukuoka vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Fukuoka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Komenoyama Obsevatory
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Todai-ji Temple (in Nara), Uji (Obakusan Manpuku - ji Temple & Byodoin) and Kizugawa (Yamashirocho Shinrin Park & Jindoji Temple). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Yasaka Shrine.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planner.

Getting from Fukuoka to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Uji, Kizugawa, Todai-ji Temple, Shuonan Ikkyuji Temple
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

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.
Step out of Osaka with an excursion to Himeji Castle in Himeji--about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, see the interesting displays at Mizuno Sportology Gallery, stop by Shimada Shoten, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Himeji Castle
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

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