37 days in Asia Itinerary

37 days in Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 17 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Manila, Philippines
— 5 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Changgyeonggung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate. Gyeongbokgung Palace and 3D Black Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Seoul Arts Center, wander the streets of Insadong, don't miss a visit to Myeongdong Shopping Street, and see the interesting displays at National Folk Museum of Korea.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Seoul is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Bern to Seoul, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Seoul is somewhat warmer than Bern - with highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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.
Visit Kōtoku-in and Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waho-An NATURE Tokyo and Mori Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Yamanashi Prefectural Maglev Exhibition Center (in Tsuru), Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi) and Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine (in Fujiyoshida). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at teamLab☆Planets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum, and steep yourself in history at Nezu Shrine.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Taipei, Taiwan

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.
On the 5th (Thu), get interesting insight from YOLO Taiwan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and then take a stroll through Ximending. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, then get a taste of the local shopping with Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Taipei in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo to Taipei, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Taipei

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife
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Manila, Philippines

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Art in Island and Rizal Shrine. Get some historical perspective at Fort Santiago and Intramuros. Venture out of the city with trips to Taguig City (The Fort, Heroes Cemetery, &more) and Redemptorist Church - National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (in Paranaque). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church, examine the collection at Money Museum, admire the landmark architecture of San Sebastian Church, and browse the different shops at Glorietta.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manila journey tool.

Getting from Taipei to Manila by flight takes about 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Singapore, Singapore

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battlebox and Kampong Glam. Step out of the city life by going to East Coast Park and MacRitchie Nature Trail. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, gear up at City Scoot, see the interesting displays at The Intan, and buy something for everyone on your list at Clarke Quay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Manila to Singapore by flight takes about 7.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Singapore

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
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Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.