60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Jeju, South Korea
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Busan, South Korea
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  4 h
6
Hiroshima, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Ishigaki, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
11
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
12
Lhasa, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

4
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing
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, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, and see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Beijing is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to China Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Beijing when traveling from Tel Aviv in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

5
nights
Shanghai, China

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), wander the streets of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, and enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shanghai online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in August, Shanghai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 3:
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Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

6
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Go for a jaunt from Jeju to Seogwipo to see Seongsan Ilchulbong about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, walk around Hallim Park, and browse the exhibits of Spirited Garden.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jeju online vacation builder.

Getting from Shanghai to Jeju by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shanghai to Jeju due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Shanghai in September, plan for slightly colder days in Jeju, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Seongsan Ilchulbong
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Udo ©
Udo

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.
Take a break from Seoul with a short trip to Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, wander the streets of Insadong, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and walk around Banpo Hangang Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul online itinerary planner.

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeju in September, you will find days in Seoul are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hwaseong Fortress
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

5
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gyeongju (Anapji Pond & Gyeongju National Museum), Sebyeonggwan Hall (in Tongyeong) and Oedo Botania (in Geoje). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, don't miss a visit to Nakdong Estuary Eco Center, and hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Busan trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Seoul to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in September, expect nights in Busan to be little chillier, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gyeongju, Sebyeonggwan Hall, Oedo Botania
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama), Ohara Museum of Art (in Kurashiki) and Hatsukaichi (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Miyajima, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, take in the dramatic scenery at Sandandaki Falls, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Busan to Hiroshima takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Akiota-cho, Okayama Korakuen Garden, Ohara Museum of Art
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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.
Take a break from Kyoto with a short trip to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Kyoto sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, Jishu Shrine
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

5
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.
When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Hase-dera Temple in Kamakura, approximately Kamakura away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, explore the galleries of Tokyo National Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, and examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tokyo Disneyland, Hase-dera Temple
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

5
nights
Ishigaki, Japan

Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Go for a jaunt from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima to see Canyoning & Rappelling Tours about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kabira Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, stop by Pinion Direct Shop, and stroll around Banna Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ishigaki holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Ishigaki takes 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in October; daily highs in Ishigaki reach 34°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

5
nights
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Shifen Waterfall (in Pingxi), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Ruifang (Elephant Trunk Rock & Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)). Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Taipei 101, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Taipei online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Taipei takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), don't miss a visit to Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, head off the coast to Lantau island, and find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Taipei to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

2
nights
Lhasa, China

The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
On the 20th (Tue), see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Potala Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jokhang Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sera Monastery.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lhasa day trip planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Hong Kong to Lhasa in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in October, things will get cooler in Lhasa: highs are around 20°C and lows about 5°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Sera Monastery ©
Sera Monastery

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