31 days in Asia Itinerary

31 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Cleveland, United States
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
2
Hiroshima, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
7
Chengdu, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
9
Lanzhou, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Cleveland, United States


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2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Street Kart Shibuya as well as Gotokuji Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yanaka District and Ueno District. Get some historical perspective at Hie Jinjya and Senso-ji Temple. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Kanda Myojin and head outdoors with Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo tour planner.

Cleveland, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 14 hours. In February, Tokyo is somewhat warmer than Cleveland - with highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
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Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park) ©
Kanda Myojin ©
Kanda Myojin
Ueno District ©
Ueno District

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and then identify plant and animal life at Yamaguchi Flower Land. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Miyajima, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senjokaku, and then steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Hiroshima in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 37°F. You'll set off for Seoul on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Yamaguchi Flower Land
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Senjokaku ©
Senjokaku
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gyeongbokgung Palace and Trickeye Museum Seoul. Explore hidden gems such as Baek In-je's House and Waryongmyo Shrine. There's lots more to do: stop by Bukchon Hanok Village, explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, and get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seoul itinerary planner.

Fly from Hiroshima to Seoul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hiroshima in February; daily highs in Seoul reach 41°F and lows reach 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:
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Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yangmingshan National Park and Hsing Tian Kong. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Songshan Ciyou Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Wulai (in Wulai) and WuLaoKeng (in Su'ao). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, wander the streets of Ximending, browse the different shops at Taipei 101, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple).

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Taipei road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Taipei takes 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in February; daily highs in Taipei reach 68°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

New Taipei, WuLaoKeng
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dragon's Back and Tsim Sha Tsui. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Po Lin Monastery and Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte). Change things up with these side-trips from Hong Kong: Macau (Skycab Cable Car (Wynn Palace) & Guia Fortress). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Sai Wan Pavilion and take in the awesome beauty at Beacon Hill.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hong Kong road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Taipei to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In February, daytime highs in Hong Kong are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Macau
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sai Wan Pavilion ©
Sai Wan Pavilion
Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte) ©
Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte)
Guia Fortress ©
Guia Fortress

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
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.
You've now added Thai Odyssey to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Batu Caves and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque and Petaling Street Heritage House. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Chinatown, admire the striking features of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and get answers to all your questions at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip app.

Fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Hong Kong in February, expect nights in Kuala Lumpur to be somewhat warmer, around 75°F, while days are much hotter, around 92°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Spas Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petaling Street Heritage House, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Batu Caves
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque ©
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple ©
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

2
nights
Chengdu, China

Chengdu ©
The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
On the 21st (Fri), look for gifts at Dancing Yak Handicrafts, thensee the interesting displays at Sichuan Opera Museum, thenexamine the collection at Chengdu Museum (Old Hall), and finally get engrossed in the history at Chengdu Museum New Hall. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baoguang Temple of Chengdu.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chengdu travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Chengdu by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February; daily highs in Chengdu reach 56°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Chengdu

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Chengdu Museum (Old Hall) ©
Chengdu Museum (Old Hall)
Chengdu Museum New Hall ©
Chengdu Museum New Hall

3
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zhujiajiao Ancient Town. Get a sense of the local culture at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) and Humble Administrator's Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai vacation tool.

You can fly from Chengdu to Shanghai in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chengdu in February: highs in Shanghai hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 38°F. You'll set off for Lanzhou on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Humble Administrator's Garden
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Humble Administrator's Garden ©
Humble Administrator's Garden
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town ©
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

5
nights
Lanzhou, China

Lanzhou ©
Once a major stop-off on the ancient Silk Road trading route, Lanzhou today acts as an important place to rest up for Silk Road tourists and trekkers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lanzhou Town God's Temple and Lanzhou Shuiche Park. Get some cultural insight at Gansu Provincial Museum and Baiyun Taoist Temple of Lanzhou. It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at White Pagoda Mountain (Baita).

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lanzhou road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Lanzhou takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Shanghai in February: highs in Lanzhou hover around 37°F, while lows dip to 11°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lanzhou

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Baiyun Taoist Temple of Lanzhou ©
Baiyun Taoist Temple of Lanzhou
Gansu Provincial Museum ©
Gansu Provincial Museum

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