41 days in East Asia, Lapu Lapu & Boracay Itinerary

41 days in East Asia, Lapu Lapu & Boracay Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly
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Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seoul, South Korea
— 8 nights
Fly
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
Train
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Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Train
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Fly to Mactan Cebu International Airport, Drive to Lapu Lapu
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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
— 2 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 2 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Tel Aviv

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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.
Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, stroll around Nan Lian Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hong Kong is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Hong Kong is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tel Aviv in October since evenings lows in Hong Kong dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
4.1
Ocean Park ©
Aquarium
Ocean Park
4.1

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, then appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, then stop by Ximending, and then hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Taipei visit planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Taipei in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Taipei 101 ©
Shopping Mall
Taipei 101
3.6
National Palace Museum
History Museum
National Palace Museum
4.2

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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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take some stellar pictures from Jin Mao Tower, and appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shanghai itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Taipei to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Taipei in October: high temperatures in Shanghai hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Shanghai

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
Scenic Walking Area
The Bund (Wai Tan)
4.7

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Jeju, South Korea

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll around Bijarim Forest, then explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, and then head outdoors with Hamdeok Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju route app.

Getting from Shanghai to Jeju by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Jeju is 1 hour. Traveling from Shanghai in October, you will find days in Jeju are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Bijarim Forest ©
Forest
Bijarim Forest
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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.
Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, stroll around Haneul Park, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul attractions planning site.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. October in Seoul sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Changdeokgung Palace ©
World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
History Museum
Gyeongbokgung Palace
4.5
N Seoul Tower ©
Lookout
N Seoul Tower
4.2

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Hiroshima, Japan

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Okonomimura.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Hiroshima 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 October, expect nights in Hiroshima to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
4.7
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Historic Site
Atomic Bomb Dome
4.7
Hiroshima Castle ©
Castle
Hiroshima Castle
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Nara (Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, make a trip to Kuromon Market, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and stop by Dotombori District.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Osaka are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Osaka Castle ©
Castle
Osaka Castle
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Kyoto, Japan

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, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Arashiyama, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and visit Gion.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planning site.

You can drive from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your trip
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Historic Site
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
4.4
Nijo Castle ©
World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

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Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Tokyo Tower ©
Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
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Beijing, China

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: head outdoors with Mutianyu Great Wall, take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), see the interesting displays at The Palace Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

Plan trip to Beijing with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Beijing takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tokyo in November, expect nights in Beijing to be much colder, around -1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Beijing

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Mutianyu Great Wall
Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
4.6
The Palace Museum ©
World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4

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Lapu Lapu, Philippines

Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, appreciate the history behind Lapu Lapu Statue, and then don't miss a visit to Mercato de Mactan. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of University of San Carlos Museum, then see the interesting displays at Casa Gorordo Museum, then examine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lapu Lapu trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Beijing to Lapu Lapu with the Route module. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Beijing in November; daily highs in Lapu Lapu reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Casa Gorordo Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Casa Gorordo Museum
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Specialty Museum
Basilica del Santo Nino
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Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then buy something for everyone on your list at E Mall, then see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach, stroll through Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and then make a trip to Willy's Rock.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Boracay trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Lapu Lapu to Boracay in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Lapu Lapu in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Boracay: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
White Beach ©
Beach
White Beach
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