15 days in Taipei, Seoul & Tokyo Itinerary

15 days in Taipei, Seoul & Tokyo Itinerary

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15 days in Taipei, Seoul & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Huntington, United States
Fly:  32 h
1
Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Huntington, United States

3
nights
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dongshan River Forest Park and National Center for Traditional Arts. Get in touch with nature at Fulung Beach and Meihua Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Yilan Lover's Bay (in Wujie) and Jimi Square - Yilan Station (in Yilan City). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, look for gifts at Dihua Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Taipei travel itinerary planner .

Huntington, USA to Taipei is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to China Standard Time is 13 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Huntington in September: high temperatures in Taipei hover around 90°F and lows are around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wujie, Dongshan, Fulung Beach, Jimi Square - Yilan Station
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Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bukhansan National Park and Garosu-gil. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cheonggyecheon Stream and Gyeongbokgung Palace. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Myeongdong Shopping Street, stroll through Hangang Park, pause for some photo ops at Gwanghuimun, and make a trip to Bukchon Hanok Village.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Taipei to Seoul in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Korea Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Taipei in September; daily highs in Seoul reach 72°F and lows reach 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

6
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.
Do your shopping at Ginza and Harajuku Takeshita-dori. Get some cultural insight at Tokyo National Museum and Kitchen Town (Kappabashi). Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Hojo Beach (in Tateyama), Katsuura (Ubara Beach, Ubara Risokyo, & more) and Showa Kinen Park (in Tachikawa). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take a stroll through Asakusa, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Takao.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Seoul in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Katsuura, Hojo Beach, Showa Kinen Park, Mt. Takao
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Ueno ©
Ueno
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao