60 days in Asia Itinerary

60 days in Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia holiday maker

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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Train to Zhuhai, Foot to Rua da Tribuna
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Macau, China
— 4 nights
Foot to Zhuhai, Train to Xiamen
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Xiamen, China
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wenzhou, China
— 3 nights
Fly
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Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
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Train to Weihai, Ferry to Incheon Int'l Port, Subway to Seoul
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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Taichung, Taiwan
— 2 nights
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Tainan, Taiwan
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
For shopping fun, head to Orchard Road or Clarke Quay. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Singapore Botanic Gardens and Chinatown. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Little India, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, and appreciate the history behind Merlion Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore day trip planning app.

Billund, Denmark to Singapore is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Singapore Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Billund in September, expect Singapore to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 4 nights

Garden City of Lights

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.
Head to Central Market Kuala Lumpur and BB Park Bukit Bintangfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Batu Caves and KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, buy something for everyone on your list at Suria KLCC Mall, walk around KLCC Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip maker site.

Drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:

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.
Do your shopping at Ben Thanh Market and Van Hanh Mall. War Remnants Museum and Drink Vietnam are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 13th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, view the masterpieces at Coeverything, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Museums · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 nights
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like TiredCity Hang Bong and Temple of Literature & National University. Head to Empty Wall Gallery and D&C Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: visit Old Quarter, explore the galleries of Nguyen Art Gallery in Hanoi, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and view the masterpieces at A Dong Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hanoi online vacation planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

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.
Head to Nanluoguxiang and Panjiayuan Antique Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Mutianyu Great Wall and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers, ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, and steep yourself in history at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Beijing trip builder site.

You can fly from Hanoi to Beijing in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to China Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Beijing can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Macau.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:

Macau, China

— 4 nights
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Head to City of Dreams and St. Joseph Seminary and Churchfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ruins of St. Paul's and Macao Museum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Maritime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Centre of Macau, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kun Iam Temple, and explore the galleries of Taipa Village Art Space.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Macau holiday app.

You can fly from Beijing to Macau in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Xiamen.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Xiamen, China

— 3 nights

Garden Island

Known for centuries as a gateway to China, the port city of Xiamen has become a destination in itself, first to domestic visitors and now to a growing number of people from across the world.
Head to Gulangyu and Tasty Lifefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Yuyuan Garden and Nanputuo Temple. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Xiamen University, examine the collection at Overseas Chinese Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Xiamen Shuzhuang Garden, and trek along Kulangsu Huandao Road.

Start your trip to Xiamen by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Macau to Xiamen in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wenzhou.

Things to do in Xiamen

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

Wenzhou, China

— 3 nights
Wenzhou is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China. Do some cultural sightseeing at WenZhou KeJiGuan and Linkeng Ancient Village. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Wenzhou Museum, head off the coast to Jiangxin Island, explore the ancient world of Wenzhou Wuma Street Yunbo Shopping Site, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nanxijiang.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Wenzhou route planner.

You can drive from Xiamen to Wenzhou in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Wenzhou

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:

Shanghai, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Bund (Wai Tan) and Xintiandi. Do your shopping at Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and Former French Concession. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), make a trip to Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, and pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wenzhou to Shanghai. October in Shanghai sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:

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.
Get some cultural insight at Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace. Step out of Seoul to go to Suwon and see Hwaseong Fortress, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, get great views at N Seoul Tower, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, and take a stroll through Insadong.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seoul trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Shanghai to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Seoul is 1 hour. When traveling from Shanghai in October, plan for slightly colder days in Seoul, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:

Busan, South Korea

— 4 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beomeosa Temple and Tongiljeon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busan: Gyeongju (Gyeongju National Museum & Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge, ponder the design of Busan Station Plaza, and get great views at Taejongdae.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Busan road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Seoul to Busan in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. When traveling from Seoul in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Busan: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

Taipei, Taiwan

— 5 nights

City of Azaleas

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.
Do your shopping at Taipei 101 and Pacific Sogo Taipei. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Ximending. Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Ruifang (Japanese-style residential, Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, pick up some local products at Hope Farmers' Market, browse the exhibits of Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Chuang's House.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Busan to Taipei in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Taipei Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Busan in October: high temperatures in Taipei hover around 32°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:

Taichung, Taiwan

— 2 nights

Cultural City

Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Chung Tai World Museum, then wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, and then browse the different shops at Showtime Live Wenxin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Great Mind Saxophone Gallery, then browse the range of quality goods at Sunshine Plaza Outlet, then look for gifts at Mark Taiwan, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Taroko Mall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Taichung online attractions planner.

Drive from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Taichung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

Tainan, Taiwan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), then stop by The Pier-2 Art Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and then browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tainan online journey planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Tainan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Tainan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29: