58 days in The Netherlands, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

58 days in The Netherlands, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 17 nights
Fly
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
Fly
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Jeju, South Korea
— 6 nights
Fly to Daegu Airport, Drive to Changnyeong-gun
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Changnyeong-gun, South Korea
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Daegu Airport, Fly to Naha Airport, Drive to Onna-son
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Onna-son, Japan
— 3 nights
+2
Fly to Komatsu, Train to Nagano, Bus to Yamanouchi-machi
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Yamanouchi-machi, Japan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Drive
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Izu, Japan
— 4 nights
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Nagoya, Japan
— 5 nights
Train
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Kyoto, Japan
— 7 nights
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17
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Frans Hals Museum. Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Venture out of the city with trips to Rhoonse grienden (in Rhoon), Settels-Roofvogels (in Amersfoort) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & De Vishal). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder.

Paris, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Rijksmuseum ©
Must see
Rijksmuseum
4.6
Anne Frank House ©
Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
Van Gogh Museum ©
Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5

5
nights
Seoul, South Korea

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.
Get some historical perspective at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Hwaseong Fortress. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Changdeokgung Palace and National Museum of Korea. Explore Seoul's surroundings by going to Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ Haemaru Village) and Yeonmudae (Dongjangdae) (in Suwon). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Seoul Arts Center, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, stroll around Namsan Park, and steep yourself in history at Namsangol Hanok Village.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Seoul travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Seoul by flight takes about 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Seoul. In March in Seoul, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
4.5
Changdeokgung Palace ©
World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
Historic Site
DMZ Haemaru Village
4.3

6
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jeju National Museum and Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum. Gwaneumsa Temple and Bulsari Tapsa Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Jeju to go to Seogwipo and see O’sulloc Tea Museum, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Museum, view the masterpieces at The Islander, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sangumburi Crater.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jeju journey tool.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Changnyeong-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Jeju National Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Jeju National Museum
3.5
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Religious Site
Gwaneumsa Temple
4.1
Jeju Folk Museum
Art Museum
Jeju Folk Museum
2.9

1
night
Changnyeong-gun, South Korea

Although many Changnyeong-gun tours revolve around its distinctive cultural legacy that dates back to the early Three Kingdoms period, there are still plenty of things to do for those pursuing great outdoors.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Upo Wetland.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Changnyeong-gun road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Jeju to Changnyeong-gun with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Changnyeong-gun are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Onna-son.

Things to do in Changnyeong-gun

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Upo Wetland ©
Wildlife Area
Upo Wetland
4.4

3
nights
Onna-son, Japan

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nakijin Castle Ruins and Shurijo Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum and Haebaru Town Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Onna-son: Naha (Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum & Shurikinjocho Oakagi Tree), Manko Waterbird and Wetland Center (in Tomigusuku) and Okurareruka Field (in Ogimi-son). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the gorgeous colors at Manza Dream Hole, and look for all kinds of wild species at USS Emmons.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Onna-son day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Changnyeong-gun to Onna-son with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Changnyeong-gun in March; daily highs in Onna-son reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yamanouchi-machi.

Things to do in Onna-son

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your trip
©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Shurijo Castle ©
Castle
Shurijo Castle
4.1

3
nights
Yamanouchi-machi, Japan

The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
Get a sense of the local culture at Jukambo National Museum and Midama Futoson. Popular historic sites such as Sentoji Temple and Tosen-ji Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Yamanouchi-machi: Numanohara Wetlands (in Iiyama), Ike no Taira Shitsugen (in Tomi) and Kamo Rice Terraces (in Tokamachi). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and fly down the slopes at Shigakogen Yakebitaiyama Ski Area.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yamanouchi-machi day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Onna-son to Yamanouchi-machi in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, train, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Onna-son in April; daily highs in Yamanouchi-machi reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Ike no Taira Shitsugen
Wildlife Area
Ike no Taira Shitsugen
5.0
Numanohara Wetlands ©
Wildlife Area
Numanohara Wetlands
4.0

6
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and National Museum of Nature and Science. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Yokohama (Yokohama Nature Sanctuary & Shomyo-ji Temple), Kamakura (Kakuonji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, &more) and Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi (in Hayama-machi). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kamiyatsuno Okusuu, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tokyo online road trip planner.

Drive from Yamanouchi-machi to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Izu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Hase-dera Temple ©
Historic Site
Hase-dera Temple
4.6
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
History Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum
4.4

4
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Izu, Japan

Izu sits in the center of the mountainous Izu Peninsula.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Ikeda museum of 20th century art and Izu Highland Trick Clock Museum. Get some historical perspective at Yomotokan and Kazurayama Castle Ruins. Explore Izu's surroundings by going to Izu Glass and Craft Museum (in Ito), Odawara Castle Tenshukaku (in Odawara) and Kannami Cherry Blossom Trees (in Kannami-cho). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wasabi Fields of Ikadaba, admire the natural beauty at Hino Broccolini Garden, see the interesting displays at Izu Naranda no Sato Kawazu Heian Buddha Statue Pavilion, and stroll around Yamanakako Bungaku no Mori Park.

Plan trip to Izu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Tokyo to Izu in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Izu, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Izu

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Wasabi Fields of Ikadaba ©
Wildlife Area
Wasabi Fields of Ikadaba
4.5
Mount Fuji ©
World heritage site
Mount Fuji
4.5

5
nights
Nagoya, Japan

Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tokugawa Art Museum and Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology. Get a sense of the local culture at Nagoya Castle and Seinan Sumiyagura. Venture out of the city with trips to Moss Phlox of Kunita Family (in Gujo), Gyaruri Momogusa (in Tajimi) and Mino Kaneyamajo Ato (in Kani). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cherry Trees along the Gojo River bank, stroll through Kamagatani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ise Grand Shrine, and go for a walk through Ikeda no Mori.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nagoya road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Izu to Nagoya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Izu in April since evenings lows in Nagoya dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Nagoya Castle ©
Castle
Nagoya Castle
3.9
Tokugawa Art Museum ©
Art Museum
Tokugawa Art Museum
4.0
Inuyama Castle ©
Castle
Inuyama Castle
4.5

7
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Kyoto, Japan

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kyoto International Manga Museum and Hosomi Museum. Get some cultural insight at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Himeji Castle (in Himeji), Koji Kinutani Tenku Art Museum (in Osaka) and Nara (Todai-ji Temple, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagoya in April, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Historic Site
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
4.4
Nijo Castle ©
World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

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