36 days in Asia Itinerary

36 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia sightseeing planner

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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
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Guangzhou, China
— 4 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 10 nights
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Hong Kong, China
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Singapore, Singapore

— 4 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Go for a jaunt from Singapore to Sentosa Island to see Sentosa Boardwalk about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at River Wonders, and contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Singapore trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Singapore Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Singapore hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:

Hong Kong, China

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), see the interesting displays at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Hong Kong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Singapore in October, plan for little chillier days in Hong Kong, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Guangzhou on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

Guangzhou, China

— 4 nights
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Guangzhou is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Shamian Island, walk around Yuexiu Mountain, get in on the family fun at Chimelong Paradise, and stop by Beijing Road Raw Material For Medicine Shopping Mall.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Guangzhou route planning app.

Take a train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hong Kong in October since evenings lows in Guangzhou dip to 24°C. You'll set off for Hong Kong on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:

Hong Kong, China

— 1 night

Pearl of the Orient

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get curious at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences and then admire the natural beauty at Chi Lin Nunnery.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hong Kong tour website.

Traveling by train from Guangzhou to Hong Kong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Guangzhou in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hong Kong, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 21st (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 20th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City day trip website.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:

Seoul, South Korea

— 5 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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Changdeokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, make a trip to Insadong, and get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip website.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Seoul takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Seoul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in October, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:

Tokyo, Japan

— 10 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.
Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Kōtoku-in (in Kamakura), Tokyo DisneySea (in Maihama) and The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi). Have a day of magic on the 31st (Mon) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, explore the galleries of Tokyo National Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Tokyo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Seoul, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 6:

Hong Kong, China

Pearl of the Orient

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Hong Kong Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tokyo in November: highs in Hong Kong hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7: