31 days in Asia Itinerary

31 days in Asia Itinerary

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Karachi, Pakistan
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
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Karachi, Pakistan — 1 night

City of Lights

Sprawling, busy, and central to the nation's economy, Karachi stands as one of the biggest and most populous cities in the world.
On the 17th (Mon), look for gifts at Tali Karachi, then see the interesting displays at State Bank Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at TDF MagnifiScience Centre, and finally ponder the world of politics at High Court Building.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Karachi trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiport is Jinnah International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Karachi can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:

Bangkok, Thailand — 3 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Karachi to Bangkok in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Karachi to Bangkok. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Karachi in October: highs in Bangkok hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Patong.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:

Patong, Thailand — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 22nd (Sat), stop by David Jone Fashion, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along A&F Tour Travel, then admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Patong trip site.

You can fly from Bangkok to Patong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Kuala Lumpur.
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Outdoors · Parks · Spas · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Head underground at Batu Caves, and then stroll around KL Bird Park. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaria, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally stroll around KLCC Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Kuala Lumpur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. October in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Singapore.
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Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:

Singapore, Singapore — 4 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gardens by the Bay, wander the streets of Chinatown, and examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Singapore trip app.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Singapore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Hong Kong.
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Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:

Hong Kong, China — 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Pack the 1st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Hong Kong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Singapore, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hong Kong, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Shanghai.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:

Shanghai, China — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Jin Mao Tower, admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road). On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and then enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Shanghai trip planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Shanghai in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hong Kong in November: high temperatures in Shanghai hover around 20°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Kyoto.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:

Kyoto, Japan — 3 nights

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, wander the streets of Gion, and look for gifts at Musubi Kyoto.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Shanghai to Kyoto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Tokyo.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:

Tokyo, Japan — 3 nights

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.
Tokyo is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take a stroll through Ginza, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Seoul.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

Seoul, South Korea — 3 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.
Seoul is known for sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, stop by Insadong, contemplate the long history of Deoksugung, and get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul holiday planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Seoul in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in November: high temperatures in Seoul hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Beijing.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, admire the striking features of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and find something for the whole family at Olympic Park.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Beijing day trip planning site.

Fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seoul in November, Beijing is a bit cooler at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 16:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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Malaysia travel guide

4.1
Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.
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China travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Observation Decks · History Museums
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.
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Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.
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South Korea travel guide

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Shopping · History Museums · Parks
Land of the Morning Calm
Though it boasts a history spanning thousands of years, South Korea ranks among the world's most urbanized and modernized countries, with nearly half of its population living in high-rises concentrated in the national capital. In this land of pristine mountain scenery, many South Korea vacations involve some form of winter sports--not surprising for the country that won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curious travelers wishing to get to know South Korea's heart and soul spend only a small part of their holiday in big cities like Busan and Seoul, devoting much of their attention to the tranquil countryside that seems largely untouched by the 21st century.
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