56 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

56 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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1
Budapest, Hungary
— 22 nights
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 7 nights
3
Jeju, South Korea
— 9 nights
4
Busan, South Korea
— 6 nights
5
Beijing, China
— 6 nights
6
Chengdu, China
— 5 nights


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22
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Eger (Agria Park Shopping Center, Kovacs Nimrod Winery, &more) and Ram Szakadek (in Domos). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Eger, Ram Szakadek
Find places to stay Jun 23 — Jul 15:
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka), Yokohama Museum of Art (in Minatomirai) and Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kōtoku-in, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo road trip planning app.

Getting from Budapest to Tokyo by flight takes about 17 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tokyo, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kamakura, Tokyo Disneyland, Sojiji, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Yokohama Museum of Art
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 22:
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

9
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Take a break from Jeju with a short trip to Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Sehwa Beach, head off the coast to Udo, and head outdoors with Hamdeok Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jeju road trip website.

You can fly from Tokyo to Jeju in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 31:
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

6
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Busan side-trips: Ulsan (Taehwagang National Garden, Seoknamsa Temple, &more), Gyeongju (Gyeongju Bird Park, Anapji Pond, &more) and Tongyeong (Sebyeonggwan Hall, Seopilang Gongwon, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, head outdoors with Songjeong Beach, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Jeju to Busan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ulsan, Gyeongju, Tongyeong
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 6:
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

6
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, don't miss a visit to Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), catch a live event at Olympic Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Beijing road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Beijing takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Busan to Beijing due to the time zone difference. August in Beijing sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

5
nights
Chengdu, China

Chengdu ©
The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chengdu: Dujiangyan (Dujiangyan Irrigation System & Back Peak of Qingcheng Mountain) and Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum (in Guanghan). Spend the 17th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), snap pictures at Anshun Bridge (Dongmen Bridge), take a memorable drive along Sichuan Tibet Highway (southern route), and stroll around Beihu Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chengdu vacation planner.

Fly from Beijing to Chengdu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chengdu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dujiangyan, Sichuan Tibet Highway (southern route), Yinchang Valley, Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Jinsha Site Museum ©
Jinsha Site Museum
Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum ©
Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum

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