60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Train to Zhuhai, Foot to Rua da Tribuna
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Macau, China
— 4 nights
Foot to Zhuhai, Train to Xiamen
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Xiamen, China
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wenzhou, China
— 3 nights
Fly
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Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
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Train to Weihai, Ferry to Incheon Int'l Port, Subway to Seoul
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Taichung, Taiwan
— 2 nights
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Tainan, Taiwan
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
For shopping fun, head to Orchard Road or Keepers: Singapore Designer Collective. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little India and Singapore Botanic Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Singapore Zoo, take in the waterfront activity at Marina Bay, wander the streets of Chinatown, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore day trip planning app.

Billund, Denmark to Singapore is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Singapore Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Billund in September, expect Singapore to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

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Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 4 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Head to Central Market Kuala Lumpur and Pavilion KLfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Batu Caves and Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, browse the different shops at Suria KLCC Mall, look for gifts at A Day, and shop like a local with BB Park Bukit Bintang.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur vacation builder.

You can drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Do your shopping at Ben Thanh Market and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. War Remnants Museum and The Independence Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 13th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, view the masterpieces at Coeverything, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 nights
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like TiredCity Hang Bong and Empty Wall Gallery. Head to Nguyen Art Gallery in Hanoi and A Dong Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: stop by Old Quarter, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Temple of Literature & National University, and steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hanoi day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

Beijing, China

— 4 nights
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.
Head to Nanluoguxiang and Panjiayuan Antique Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and make a trip to Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing route builder website.

Getting from Hanoi to Beijing by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hanoi to Beijing due to the time zone difference. September in Beijing sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Macau.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:

Macau, China

— 4 nights
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Head to City of Dreams and Taipa Village Art Spacefor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ruins of St. Paul's and Kun Iam Temple. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Centre of Macau, try to win big at Casino at Venetian Macao, and look for gifts at Pastelaria Chui Heong.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Macau trip planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Macau in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Xiamen.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Xiamen, China

— 3 nights

Garden Island

Known for centuries as a gateway to China, the port city of Xiamen has become a destination in itself, first to domestic visitors and now to a growing number of people from across the world.
Head to Gulangyu and Zhongshan Road Walking Streetfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Yuyuan Garden and Xiamen Piano Museum. And it doesn't end there: stop by Tasty Life, see the interesting displays at Overseas Chinese Museum, hike along Kulangsu Huandao Road, and take in nature's colorful creations at Xiamen Shuzhuang Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Xiamen trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Macau to Xiamen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Xiamen, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wenzhou.

Things to do in Xiamen

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

Wenzhou, China

— 3 nights
Wenzhou is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China. Do some cultural sightseeing at WenZhou KeJiGuan and Linkeng Ancient Village. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Wenzhou Museum, head off the coast to Jiangxin Island, explore the ancient world of Wenzhou Wuma Street Yunbo Shopping Site, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nanxijiang.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Wenzhou route planner.

You can drive from Xiamen to Wenzhou in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Wenzhou

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:

Shanghai, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Bund (Wai Tan) and Former French Concession. Do your shopping at Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and Xintiandi. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), make a trip to Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, and pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wenzhou to Shanghai. October in Shanghai sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:

Seoul, South Korea

— 5 nights
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 Changdeokgung Palace and Hwaseong Fortress. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, and take a stroll through Insadong.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seoul trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Shanghai to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Seoul is 1 hour. When traveling from Shanghai in October, plan for slightly colder days in Seoul, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:

Busan, South Korea

— 4 nights
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 of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busan: Gyeongju (Tongiljeon, Gyeongju National Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, admire the local landmark of Busan Station Plaza, and walk around Yongdusan Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Busan trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Busan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Seoul, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Busan, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

Taipei, Taiwan

— 5 nights

City of Azaleas

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.
Do your shopping at Taipei 101 and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Palace Museum and Lungshan Temple. Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Ruifang (Japanese-style residential, Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, take a stroll through Ximending, explore the wide array of goods at Pacific Sogo Taipei, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chuang's House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Taipei trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Busan to Taipei in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Busan to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Busan in October; daily highs in Taipei reach 32°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:

Taichung, Taiwan

— 2 nights

Cultural City

Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Chung Tai World Museum, then wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, and then browse the different shops at Showtime Live Wenxin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Great Mind Saxophone Gallery, then browse the range of quality goods at Sunshine Plaza Outlet, then look for gifts at Mark Taiwan, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Taroko Mall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Taichung online attractions planner.

Drive from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Taichung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

Tainan, Taiwan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), then stop by The Pier-2 Art Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and then browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tainan online journey planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Tainan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Tainan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29: