55 days in Asia Itinerary

55 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Denver, United States
Fly:  16 h
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Osaka, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hiroshima, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Seoul, South Korea
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Xi'an, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
11
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
12
Ubud, Indonesia
— 8 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Denver, United States

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Fuji 5th Station. Let the collections at Kanda Myojin and Nezu Museum capture your imagination. Visit Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple) and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Kamakura (Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), Kencho-ji Temple, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza, take a stroll through Kagurazaka, and contemplate the long history of Hozomon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tokyo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Denver, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Tokyo, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tokyo, with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Kamakura, Mt. Fuji 5th Station
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Kanda Myojin ©
Kanda Myojin
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu 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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Bamboo Forest Street as well as Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Sanjusangendo Temple and Nijo Castle will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Kamogawa River and Mount Hiei. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanzen-in Temple, steep yourself in history at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, and make a trip to Heian Shrine.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kennin-ji Temple ©
Kennin-ji Temple

4
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.
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine and Osaka Castle will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Nara Park and Osaka Fureai no Mizube. Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Nara (Toshodai-ji Temple, Naramachi Koshino Ie, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Dotombori District, wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, stroll around Kemasakuranomiya Park, and examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Osaka travel route planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Osaka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Osaka, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nara
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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate JMSDF Kure Museum and Mazda Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and Senjokaku. Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Misen Wild Woods, Daishoin Temple, &more), Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street (in Miyajima) and Bay Side Beach Saka (in Saka-cho). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mitaki Temple, and contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

Start your trip to Hiroshima by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, JMSDF Kure Museum, Bay Side Beach Saka, Mazda Museum
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Trickeye Museum Seoul and Bukchon Hanok Village. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Incheon (Hanagae Beach & Masian Beach). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Gwanghwamun Gate, admire the masterpieces at National Folk Museum of Korea, stop by Insadong, and steep yourself in history at Deoksugung.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hiroshima to Seoul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Seoul sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Incheon
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 28:
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changgyeonggung Palace ©
Changgyeonggung Palace
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul

3
nights
Beijing, China

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and 798 Art Zone. Get some historical perspective at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Meridian Gate (Wu Men). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Palace Museum, explore the activities along Back Lakes (Hou Hai), and take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip planner.

Fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in June: highs in Beijing hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Former French Concession or Three on the Bund. Relax by the water at Sanjiagang Seaside Resort and Shanghai Sanjia Port Coastal Tourist Areas. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), learn more about the world around you at Shanghai Natural History Museum (Jing'an), and stop by Xintiandi.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shanghai trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Shanghai when traveling from Beijing in July, with lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum ©
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

2
nights
Xi'an, China

Xi'an ©
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower, look for gifts at Muslim market, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guangren Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Tang Bo Art Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Hanyangling Museum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Xi'an trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Shanghai to Xi'an by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Xi'an when traveling from Shanghai in July, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hanyangling Museum
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Xi'an Bell Tower ©
Xi'an Bell Tower
Hanyangling Museum ©
Hanyangling Museum
Tang Bo Art Museum ©
Tang Bo Art Museum

2
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 8th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Maritime Museum, thenexperience the excitement of Sandbox VR, and then stop by Tsim Sha Tsui. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze), enjoy the sand and surf at Shek O Beach, and then hike along Dragon's Back.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong trip planner.

You can fly from Xi'an to Hong Kong in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Xi'an in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 81°F in Hong Kong. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze) ©
Tsim Sha Tsui ©
Tsim Sha Tsui

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ta Prohm and Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver. Shop till you drop at Artisans Angkor and One Eleven Gallery. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, brush up on your military savvy at War Museum Cambodia, steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Siem Reap road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Siem Reap takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver ©
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Grand Palace and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Pho and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Step out of Bangkok to go to Bang Ban and see Wat Phra Khao Temple, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat), get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bangkok visit planner.

Fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bangkok are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Khao Temple
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

8
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Matahari Kuta Square and KADO. Neka Art Museum and Wayan's Shop will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ubud: Ungasan (Blue Point Beach, Melasti Beach, &more), Taman Ayun Temple (in Mengwi) and Pecatu (Suluban Beach & Uluwatu Temple). There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck, indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ubud journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ubud takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Bangkok to Ubud, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in July, expect nights in Ubud to be about the same, around 76°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ungasan, Tampaksiring, Pecatu, Jemeluk Beach, USS Liberty Shipwreck
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 24:
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Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi

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