30 days in Asia Itinerary

30 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
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Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 3 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 1 night
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New Delhi, India
— 11 nights

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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.
Odaiba District and Senso-ji Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waho-An NATURE Tokyo and Tokyo National Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and wander the streets of Ginza.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Tokyo online travel planner.

Washington DC, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Washington DC to Tokyo. In July in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Must see
Odaiba District
4.2
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Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
4.4

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Ginkakuji Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Sanjusangendo Temple and Ise Shrine Geku. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Ise (Ise Grand Shrine & Okage Yokocho). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, see what you can catch with Hero Tour Japan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and examine the collection at Kyoto International Manga Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
4.4

1
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Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Songjeong Beach, kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, and then kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Kyoto to Busan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kyoto in July, you will find days in Busan are slightly colder (84°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, then wander the streets of Insadong, and then get great views at N Seoul Tower.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul online vacation planner.

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Seoul

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History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
4.5
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
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Historic Walking Area
Cheonggyecheon Stream
4.1

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
National History Museum and Aryabal Meditation Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Gorkhi-Terelj National Park and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: stroll through Hustai National Park, stroll around Bogd Khan Uul National Park, take in the exciting artwork at 976 Art Gallery, and admire the striking features of Gandantegchenling Monastery.

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Traveling by flight from Seoul to Ulaanbaatar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Ulaanbaatar is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seoul in July; daily highs in Ulaanbaatar reach 78°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Back Lakes (Hou Hai). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum and admire the striking features of Meridian Gate (Wu Men).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ulaanbaatar in July, things will get a bit warmer in Beijing: highs are around 90°F and lows about 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Beijing

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World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
4.6
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World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4

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Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Bliss Spa, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kathmandu online trip planner.

Getting from Beijing to Kathmandu by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Kathmandu is minus 2.2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Beijing in July: high temperatures in Kathmandu hover around 84°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Side Trip

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Safari
Safaris
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Religious Site
Boudhanath Stupa
4.6

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New Delhi, India

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Get some cultural insight at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Chhatarpur Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rajpath and Humayun's Tomb. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Delhi: Heritage Transport Museum (in Taoru), Sheetla Mata Mandir (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)) and ISKCON Noida (in Noida). Spend the 20th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Kathmandu to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 0.2 hours traveling from Kathmandu to New Delhi due to the time zone difference. In July, New Delhi is a bit warmer than Kathmandu - with highs of 95°F and lows of 80°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
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Historic Site
Rajpath
4.5

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