58 days in The Netherlands, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

58 days in The Netherlands, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 17 nights
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
3
Jeju, South Korea
— 6 nights
4
Changnyeong-gun, South Korea
— 1 night
5
Onna-son, Japan
— 3 nights
6
Yamanouchi-machi, Japan
— 3 nights
7
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
8
Izu, Japan
— 4 nights
9
Nagoya, Japan
— 5 nights
10
Kyoto, Japan
— 7 nights

17
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Venture out of the city with trips to Rhoonse grienden (in Rhoon), Settels-Roofvogels (in Amersfoort) and Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Grote Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, look for all kinds of wild species at Natuurgebied De Moerputten, stroll around Vondelpark, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder.

Paris, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Haarlem, Natuurgebied De Moerputten, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Rhoonse grienden, Ronde Hoep Polder
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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.
Get some historical perspective at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Changdeokgung Palace and Hwaseong Fortress. Explore Seoul's surroundings by going to Yeonmudae (Dongjangdae) (in Suwon) and Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ Haemaru Village). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Seoul Arts Center, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, stroll around Namsan Park, and steep yourself in history at Namsangol Hanok Village.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Seoul travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Seoul by flight takes about 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Seoul. In March in Seoul, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Suwon, Paju
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village

6
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jeju National Museum and Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema. Gwaneumsa Temple and Bulsari Tapsa Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Jeju to go to Seogwipo and see O’sulloc Tea Museum, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get engrossed in the history at Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum, learn about all things military at Jeju Museum of War History & Peace, and admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Changnyeong-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 29:
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Jeju National Museum ©
Jeju National Museum
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple
Jeju Museum of Art ©
Jeju Museum of Art

1
night
Changnyeong-gun, South Korea

Changnyeong-gun ©
Although many Changnyeong-gun tours revolve around its distinctive cultural legacy that dates back to the early Three Kingdoms period, there are still plenty of things to do for those pursuing great outdoors.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Upo Wetland.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Changnyeong-gun road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Jeju to Changnyeong-gun with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Changnyeong-gun are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Onna-son.

Things to do in Changnyeong-gun

Parks Wildlife
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Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland

3
nights
Onna-son, Japan

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nakijin Castle Ruins and Shurijo Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum and Haebaru Town Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Onna-son: Naha (Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum & Shurikinjocho Oakagi Tree), Manko Waterbird and Wetland Center (in Tomigusuku) and Okurareruka Field (in Ogimi-son). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the gorgeous colors at Manza Dream Hole, and look for all kinds of wild species at USS Emmons.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Onna-son day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Changnyeong-gun to Onna-son with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Changnyeong-gun in March; daily highs in Onna-son reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yamanouchi-machi.

Things to do in Onna-son

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Naha, Nakijin-son, Haebaru Town Museum, Gesashi Bay's Mangrove Forest, Manko Waterbird and Wetland Center
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum ©
Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle

3
nights
Yamanouchi-machi, Japan

Yamanouchi-machi ©
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
Get a sense of the local culture at Jukambo National Museum and Sentoji Temple. Popular historic sites such as Tosen-ji Temple and Midama Futoson are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Yamanouchi-machi: Numanohara Wetlands (in Iiyama), Ike no Taira Shitsugen (in Tomi) and Kamo Rice Terraces (in Tokamachi). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and fly down the slopes at Shigakogen Yakebitaiyama Ski Area.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yamanouchi-machi day trip planner.

You can fly from Onna-son to Yamanouchi-machi in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, train, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Onna-son in April; daily highs in Yamanouchi-machi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Parks Wildlife Winter Sports

Side Trips

Karuizawa-machi, Jukambo National Museum, Numanohara Wetlands, Ike no Taira Shitsugen, Kamo Rice Terraces
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Numanohara Wetlands ©
Numanohara Wetlands

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tokyo National Museum and Hase-dera Temple. Appreciate the collections at Edo-Tokyo Museum and National Museum of Nature and Science. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Kamakura (Kakuonji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, &more), Yokohama (Yokohama Nature Sanctuary & Shomyo-ji Temple) and Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi (in Hayama-machi). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kamiyatsuno Okusuu, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

Planning Tokyo trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Yamanouchi-machi to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Tokyo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Izu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kamakura, Mitaka, Yokohama, Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi, Terasaka Rice Terraces
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 11:
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Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

4
nights
Izu, Japan

Izu ©
Izu sits in the center of the mountainous Izu Peninsula.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Ikeda museum of 20th century art and Izu Glass and Craft Museum. Get some historical perspective at Yomotokan and Odawara Castle Tenshukaku. Explore Izu's surroundings by going to Kannami Cherry Blossom Trees (in Kannami-cho), Izu Naranda no Sato Kawazu Heian Buddha Statue Pavilion (in Kawazu-cho) and Izu Highland Trick Clock Museum (in Ito). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wasabi Fields of Ikadaba, admire the natural beauty at Hino Broccolini Garden, explore the historical opulence of Kazurayama Castle Ruins, and stroll around Yamanakako Bungaku no Mori Park.

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Izu in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Tokyo in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Izu, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Izu

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Ito, Minamiizu-cho, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Kannami Cherry Blossom Trees, Kazurayama Castle Ruins
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:
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Wasabi Fields of Ikadaba ©
Wasabi Fields of Ikadaba
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Ikeda museum of 20th century art ©
Ikeda museum of 20th century art

5
nights
Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tokugawa Art Museum and Okageza. Get a sense of the local culture at Nagoya Castle and Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology. Venture out of the city with trips to Gyaruri Momogusa (in Tajimi), Mino Kaneyamajo Ato (in Kani) and Cherry Trees along the Gojo River bank (in Iwakura). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Moss Phlox of Kunita Family, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamagatani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ise Shrine Geku, and contemplate the long history of Nagoya Higashiyamaso.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nagoya trip planner.

Traveling by train from Izu to Nagoya takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Izu in April, Nagoya is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ise, Ikeda-cho, Gyaruri Momogusa, Inuyama Castle, Kitanagoya City Folk History Museum
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 20:
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Tokugawa Art Museum ©
Tokugawa Art Museum
Inuyama Castle ©
Inuyama Castle

7
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kyoto International Manga Museum and Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design. Get some cultural insight at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Koji Kinutani Tenku Art Museum (in Osaka), Nara (Todai-ji Temple, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, &more) and Himeji Castle (in Himeji). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagoya in April, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka, Himeji Castle
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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