32 days in Australia, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

32 days in Australia, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
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Canberra, Australia
— 2 nights
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Leura, Australia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Caloundra, Australia
— 5 nights
Drive to Brisbane International Airport, Fly to Gimpo International Airport
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Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and SaraDar Therapeutic and Thai Massage & Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, view the masterpieces at Australian Print Workshop, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip app.

Chapeco, Brazil to Melbourne is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chapeco to Melbourne is 14 hours. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Melbourne Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Historic Site
Old Melbourne Gaol
4.5

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Canberra, Australia

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, take in the exciting artwork at PhotoAccess, take in the exciting artwork at Scott Leggo Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and finally view the masterpieces at Drill Hall Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Strathnairn Arts, then view the masterpieces at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Village Antiques.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Canberra itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Leura.

Things to do in Canberra

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3
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Leura, Australia

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Head to Lost Bear Gallery and Blue Mountains Cultural Centrefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Katoomba Antique Centre and The National Pass. Step out of Leura with an excursion to Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum in Valley Heights--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Falls Gallery, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, look for gifts at Teddy Sinclair, and take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Leura trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Canberra to Leura in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Leura. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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5
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Sydney, Australia

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, view the masterpieces at ATTY Gallery, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip website.

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Caloundra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

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Bondi Beach ©
Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2
The Rocks ©
Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Australian National Maritime Museum
4.5

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Caloundra, Australia

You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Maroochydore Beach and Kings Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Artisans Gallery and Caloundra Lighthouses. Change things up with these side-trips from Caloundra: Peregian Beach (Peregian Beach & Peregian Beach Markets) and Eumundi (The Real McCaul & The Original Eumundi Markets).

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Caloundra vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Caloundra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Caloundra sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:
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Artisans Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Artisans Gallery
5.0

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Seoul, South Korea

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Myeongdong Shopping Street. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Korea and Seoul Arts Center. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, explore the world behind art at National Folk Museum of Korea, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Caloundra to Seoul. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Caloundra in February: high temperatures in Seoul hover around 5°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
4.5
Changdeokgung Palace ©
World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Historic Walking Area
Cheonggyecheon Stream
4.1

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Kyoto, Japan

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.
Do your shopping at Dotombori District and Minami (Namba). Visit Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji for their historical value. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum in Osaka, approximately Osaka away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, look for gifts at Hashiya Kaede, and make a trip to Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip builder website.

Getting from Seoul to Kyoto by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Seoul in February, expect Kyoto to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Nijo Castle ©
World heritage site
Nijo Castle
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Tokyo, Japan

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ginza and Tokyo National Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hase-dera Temple and Kōtoku-in. Step out of Tokyo to go to Kamakura and see Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Art Jeunesse Akihabara, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and stop by Gallery Marusan.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip maker site.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In February in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
History Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum
4.4
Hase-dera Temple ©
Historic Site
Hase-dera Temple
4.6

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