32 days in Asia Itinerary

32 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
3
Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
4
Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
5
Gyeongju, South Korea
— 1 night
6
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
7
Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 7 nights

4
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.
Odaiba District and Senso-ji Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Tokyo National Museum and Ghibli Museum Mitaka. Step out of Tokyo to go to Kamakura and see Kōtoku-in, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, shop like a local with Asakusa, wander the streets of Takeshita Street, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Tokyo day trip website.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Tokyo is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Santo Domingo to Tokyo. March in Tokyo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kōtoku-in, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

4
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 inner history buff will appreciate Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design and Gallery of Kyoto Traditional Arts & Crafts will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, explore the world behind art at Kyoto National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shosei-en Garden.

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

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, thencontemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Hiroshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

3
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Haedong Yonggung Temple and Busan Museum. There's lots more to do: get outside with Haeundae Beach, walk around Yongdusan Park, don't miss a visit to Gwangandaegyo Bridge, and stop by Gamcheon Culture Village.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Busan trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Busan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

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

1
night
Gyeongju, South Korea

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Seokguram, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gyeongju journey maker.

You can drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Busan in March, you will find days in Gyeongju are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Museums
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven. You'll explore and learn at The Palace Museum and 798 Art Zone. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, don't miss a visit to Bell and Drum Towers, and stop by Qianmen (Zhengyangmen).

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Beijing journey planner.

Getting from Gyeongju to Beijing by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gyeongju to Beijing due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Gyeongju in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Beijing: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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 inner history buff will appreciate Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Taipei Confucius Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at National Palace Museum and Ximending. Step out of Taipei with an excursion to Fulung Beach in Gongliao--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, don't miss a visit to National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Taipei holiday builder app.

Getting from Beijing to Taipei by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Beijing in April, expect Taipei to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Ximending
Ximending

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. Visit DMZ Haemaru Village and Jongmyo Shrine for their historical value. Step out of Seoul to go to Paju and see The Third Tunnel, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Insadong, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongeunsa Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip planner.

You can fly from Taipei to Seoul in 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Taipei to Seoul. When traveling from Taipei in April, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Seoul: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Paju
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village

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