25 days in Japan, China & Seoul Itinerary

25 days in Japan, China & Seoul Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 4 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
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5
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seoul: Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon) and DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, make a trip to Bukchon Hanok Village, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea.

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Glasgow, UK to Seoul is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Glasgow to Seoul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Glasgow, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
4.5
Changdeokgung Palace ©
World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5
Insadong ©
Neighborhood
Insadong
4.1

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Maihama (Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Tokyo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo Disneyland
4.3
Odaiba District ©
Neighborhood
Odaiba District
4.2

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Osaka, Japan

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Kyoto (Sanjusangendo Temple, Nijo Castle, &more) and Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution (in Kobe). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, wander the streets of Dotombori District, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka online tour itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Osaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Historic Site
Sanjusangendo Temple
4.6

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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.
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), stroll around Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and examine the collection at National Museum Of China.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Beijing trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Osaka to Beijing in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Osaka to Beijing is minus 1 hour. July in Beijing sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Beijing

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Mutianyu Great Wall
Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
4.6
The Palace Museum ©
World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4

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Hong Kong, China

Pearl of the Orient

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: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park, take in the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, and stroll around Nan Lian Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hong Kong trip itinerary site.

Fly from Beijing to Hong Kong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hong Kong, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
4.1
Ocean Park ©
Aquarium
Ocean Park
4.1

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