28 days in Asia & South America Itinerary

28 days in Asia & South America Itinerary

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28 days in Asia & South America Itinerary

Start: Bogota, Colombia
Fly + train:  26​h
1
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
3
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
9
Bogota, Colombia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Cartagena, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Bogota, Colombia

2
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary planning website .

Bogota, Colombia to Kyoto is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Time (COT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. In May, Kyoto is somewhat warmer than Bogota - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, wander the streets of Odaiba, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip builder .

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Taipei.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore to go to Sentosa Island and see Universal Studios Singapore, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Singapore Zoo, wander the streets of Chinatown, see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore tour itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Singapore takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Singapore Time (SGT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tokyo in May, things will get a bit warmer in Singapore: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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 13th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, admire the striking features of Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then walk around Cong Vien 30-4, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Shopping
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

2
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Marble Mountains, then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and then explore the galleries of Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An journey planning tool .

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Hoi An are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Museums

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

2
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Hang Bong, then explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Tired City Hang Bong ©
Tired City Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 19th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and then stroll through Haeundae Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Yongdusan Park, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, then see the interesting displays at Busan Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwangalli Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Busan day trip planning site .

Fly from Hanoi to Busan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanoi to Busan due to the time zone difference. May in Busan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

3
nights
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
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.
Seoul is known for museums, shopping, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Busan to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Insadong ©
Insadong
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

1
night
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate, see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then contemplate the long history of Bolivar plaza. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then stop by Vitrina Guayca.

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You can fly from Seoul to Bogota in 23 hours. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Seoul to Bogota due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seoul in May, things will get slightly colder in Bogota: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

3
nights
Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena ©
The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for gifts at Swikar Caramelos Artisanales, then deepen your understanding at Plaza Santo Domingo, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Bolivar, and finally contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Playa Blanca and then contemplate the long history of Torre del Reloj.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cartagena holiday planner .

Getting from Bogota to Cartagena by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bogota in May, things will get much hotter in Cartagena: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa Blanca
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Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

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