37 days in Asia Itinerary

37 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 17 nights
3
Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
4
Manila, Philippines
— 5 nights
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights


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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Changgyeonggung Palace and Seoul Arts Center. Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (branch) will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Gwanghwamun Gate, make a trip to Insadong, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Myeong-dong Cathedral, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Seoul route planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Seoul is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Korean Standard Time is 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bern in July; daily highs in Seoul reach 34°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changgyeonggung Palace ©
Changgyeonggung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

17
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.
Visit Kōtoku-in and Kanda Myojin for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like NATURE Daikanyama and Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple). Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Yamanashi Prefectural Maglev Exhibition Center (in Tsuru), Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine (in Fujiyoshida) and Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at teamLab☆Planets, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, browse the exhibits of Tokyo National Museum, and contemplate the long history of Kencho-ji Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Isumi, Kamakura, Tateyama, Katsuura, Yokohama
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NATURE Daikanyama ©
NATURE Daikanyama
Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine

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.
On the 5th (Thu), get interesting insight from YOLO Taiwan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and then take a stroll through Ximending. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, then get a taste of the local shopping with Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Taipei in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo to Taipei, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Taipei

Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
Ximending
Ximending

5
nights
Manila, Philippines

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Art in Island and Fort Santiago. Get some historical perspective at San Agustin Church and San Sebastian Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Taguig City (The Fort, Heroes Cemetery, &more) and Redemptorist Church - National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (in Paranaque). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Rizal Shrine, stop by Intramuros, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum Of Anthropology.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manila trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Taipei to Manila by flight takes about 7 hours. In August, daytime highs in Manila are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Taguig City, Makati, Redemptorist Church - National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Art in Island
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San Sebastian Church ©
San Sebastian Church
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battlebox and Kampong Glam. Step out of the city life by going to East Coast Park and City Scoot. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at MacRitchie Nature Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and explore the activities along MacRitchie Reservoir.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Manila to Singapore by flight takes about 7.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Singapore

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
Scuba & Snorkeling

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