59 days in United States, Europe & Asia Itinerary

59 days in United States, Europe & Asia Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
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Miami, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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New Delhi, India
— 3 nights
Drive
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Agra, India
— 2 nights
Train to New Delhi Station, Fly to Mumbai
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Mumbai, India
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Pattaya, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— Few hours
Drive
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Singapore, Singapore
— 1 day
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly to Shenzhen, Ferry to Macau
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Macau, China
— 1 day
Helicopter
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Hong Kong, China
— 1 day
Drive
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Shenzhen, China
— 1 night
Drive
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Guangzhou, China
— 1 night
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 1 day
Fly
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Shanghai, China
— 1 night
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Seoul, South Korea
— Few hours
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Osaka, Japan
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— Few hours
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New York City, United States

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
4.8
Empire State Building ©
Observation Deck
Empire State Building
4.4

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Miami, United States

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site, stop by Art Deco Historic District, then stroll through South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Miami vacation builder site.

Fly from New York City to Miami in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get warmer in Miami: highs are around 82°F and lows about 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Lock & Load Miami ©
Must see
Lock & Load Miami
5.0
Art Deco Historic District ©
Historic Walking Area
Art Deco Historic District
4.4
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Specialty Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
4.7

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London journey planner.

You can fly from Miami to London in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to London is 5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in November; daily highs in London reach 53°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
Saatchi Gallery ©
Art Museum
Saatchi Gallery
4.2
Tower Bridge ©
Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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Paris, France

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (L'Orangerie, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and stop by Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Paris journey maker.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 13 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Vondelpark, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Van Gogh Museum ©
Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Anne Frank House ©
History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, Rome is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 63°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Trevi Fountain ©
Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in November, things will get slightly colder in Prague: highs are around 46°F and lows about 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Staromestske namesti ©
World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
Charles Bridge
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

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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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, explore the historical opulence of Red Fort, and steep yourself in history at India Gate.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read New Delhi online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to New Delhi in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to India Standard Time is 4.5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Prague in November: highs in New Delhi hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Food Tours
4.9
Humayun's Tomb ©
World heritage site
Humayun's Tomb
4.6
Red Fort ©
World heritage site
Red Fort
3.9

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Agra, India

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Explore Agra's surroundings by going to Bharatpur (Keoladeo National Park & Ganga Maharani Temple). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal, admire the striking features of Diwan E Aam, step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and take in the exciting artwork at Taj Gallery.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Agra trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from New Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Agra sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Taj Mahal
World heritage site
Taj Mahal
4.7
Agra Fort
World heritage site
Agra Fort
4.5
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Architectural Building
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah
4.4

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Mumbai, India

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, cruise along Marine Drive, and snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mumbai tour planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Agra to Mumbai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Agra in December: high temperatures in Mumbai hover around 90°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Marine Drive ©
Scenic Drive
Marine Drive
4.4
Gateway of India ©
Monument
Gateway of India
4.3

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Bangkok, Thailand

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip site.

You can fly from Mumbai to Bangkok in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Bangkok is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
The Grand Palace ©
Historic Site
The Grand Palace
4.1
Wat Pho ©
Religious Site
Wat Pho
4.6

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Pattaya, Thailand

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): head off the coast to Koh Larn, admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, and then look for gifts at Tailor Pattaya - Lalwani Mode Atelier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Walking Street Pattaya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally get in on the family fun at Upside Down Pattaya.

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You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Koh Larn ©
Island
Koh Larn
3.8
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
Architectural Building
The Sanctuary Of Truth
4.5

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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Chalong (Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) & Big Buddha Phuket). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Patong Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Patong trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Pattaya to Patong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Patong sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
©
Spa
Spas
4.2
Bangla Road ©
Landmark
Bangla Road
2.6

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Kuala Lumpur takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Patong to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. You'll set off for Singapore on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo and then enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Singapore online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Singapore are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Singapore Zoo ©
Zoo
Singapore Zoo
4.5
Singapore Flyer ©
Observation Deck
Singapore Flyer
4.4

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): pedal to the sights with Bike Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Independence Palace, then admire the striking features of Central Post Office, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Macau.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
War Remnants Museum ©
History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4
Ben Thanh Market ©
Flea Market
Ben Thanh Market
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Macau, China

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kun Iam Temple, explore the ancient world of Ruins of St. Paul's, and then don't miss a visit to Largo do Senado (Senado Square).

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Macau trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Macau in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to China Standard Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Macau

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Kun Iam Temple ©
Religious Site
Kun Iam Temple
4.5

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Hong Kong, China

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 22nd (Tue), find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Traveling by combination of from Macau to Hong Kong takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in December, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shenzhen.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
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Shenzhen, China

A fairly humble collection of farming and fishing villages and towns until 1979, you wouldn't guess as much when taking a tour of Shenzhen.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): find something for the whole family at China Folk Culture Village and then find something for the whole family at Shenzhen Window of the World.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shenzhen visit planner.

Shenzhen is very close to Hong Kong. In December in Shenzhen, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

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Guangzhou, China

A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Guangzhou trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Shenzhen to Guangzhou in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Shenzhen in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Guangzhou, with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): browse the different shops at Taipei 101, then examine the collection at National Palace Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Guangzhou to Taipei takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Guangzhou in December, Taipei is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Taipei

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
National Palace Museum
History Museum
National Palace Museum
4.2
Taipei 101 ©
Shopping Mall
Taipei 101
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Shanghai, China

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao), admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road). Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), then enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, then take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and finally admire the striking features of Jin Mao Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shanghai day trip website.

You can fly from Taipei to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. While traveling from Taipei, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Shanghai, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Shanghai

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
Scenic Walking Area
The Bund (Wai Tan)
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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.
To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Seoul day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Seoul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Shanghai to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Shanghai in December, expect Seoul to be a bit cooler, temps between 38°F and 24°F. On the 28th (Mon), you're off to Osaka.

Things to do in Seoul

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

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Osaka, Japan

Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and then admire the striking features of Kuchu Teien Observatory.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Osaka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Seoul in December, expect Osaka to be a bit warmer, temps between 52°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Observation Deck
Kuchu Teien Observatory
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, and then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo holiday website.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Tokyo are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Tokyo Tower ©
Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
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