28 days in Asia Itinerary

28 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 6 nights

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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 DMZ Haemaru Village in Paju, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and don't miss a visit to N Seoul Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seoul trip planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Seoul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in February; daily highs in Seoul reach 5°C and lows reach -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

4
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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, visit Odaiba District, and explore the galleries of Tokyo National Museum.

Find out how to plan Tokyo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Seoul in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
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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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District, wander the streets of Arashiyama, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto visit planning app.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Kyoto are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

2
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Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 15th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine and then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then appreciate the history behind Monument of the Atomic Bomb Sacrifice Hiroshima, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Hiroshima by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Side Trip

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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

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Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
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: Himeji (Koko-en, Himeji Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, have some family-friendly fun at Sunset Owl Cafe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Osaka by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February in Osaka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

3
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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©

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.
Go for a jaunt from Taipei to Ruifang to see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, stop by Jingshishuxuan, get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, and visit Ximending.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei online route planner.

You can fly from Osaka to Taipei in 7 hours. Traveling from Osaka to Taipei, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Osaka in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Taipei, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

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: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and appreciate the history behind Lantau island.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong attractions tool.

Getting from Taipei to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 28:
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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