21 days in Asia Itinerary

21 days in Asia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Beijing, China
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Seoul, South Korea
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Tokyo, Japan
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute) and Madame Tussauds Bangkok. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, stroll around Benjasiri Park, and examine the collection at Suan Pakkad Palace Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok road trip planning tool.

Tucson, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tucson to Bangkok is 14 hours. Traveling from Tucson in June, expect nights in Bangkok to be a bit warmer, around 79°F, while days are slightly colder, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 4 nights
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Step out of Hoi An to go to Da Nang and see My Khe Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, look for gifts at Da Bao Real Leather, admire the striking features of Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Hoi An in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Beijing, China

— 4 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Meridian Gate (Wu Men). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Mutianyu Great Wall, get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and see the sky in a new way at Beijing Planetarium.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Beijing takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hoi An to Beijing. Traveling from Hoi An in June, things will get little chillier in Beijing: highs are around 88°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Seoul, South Korea

— 3 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gwanghwamun Gate and Trickeye Museum Seoul. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jogyesa Temple, and enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul planner.

Fly from Beijing to Seoul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Beijing to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Beijing in June: highs in Seoul hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Enoshima Island and Tokyo Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Ikuta Ryokuchi Park (in Kawasaki), Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple), &more) and Inokashira Park (in Musashino). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, explore the world behind art at 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT, and stroll around Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

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. In June, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

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