29 days in Japan, Busan & Seoul Itinerary

29 days in Japan, Busan & Seoul Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 7 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 3 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 5 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 7 nights

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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.
Visiting Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) will get you outdoors. Visit Senso-ji Temple and Hase-dera Temple for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Omuro Sengen Shrine (Shimosengen) (in Fujiyoshida), The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi) and Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo (in Yokohama). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip site.

Hamburg, Germany to Tokyo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hamburg in June, with highs in Tokyo at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple

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Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
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.
Get outdoors at Nara Park and Shin-Kobe Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Todai-ji Temple (in Nara), Kyoto (Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Toji, &more) and Himeji (Koko-en, Himeji Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Honko-ji Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Koya, and stroll the grounds of Koyasan Okunoin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Osaka trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get outdoors at Miyajima and Paddle Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Itsukushima Shrine and Hiroshima Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Itsukushima Shrine Torii (in Hatsukaichi) and Mt. Misen (in Miyajima). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, head outdoors with Tobishima Kaido, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, and get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima trip planner.

Getting from Osaka to Hiroshima by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

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Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

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Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Haedong Yonggung Temple and Yeojwacheon Stream will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Busan: Hwawangsan Mountain (in Changnyeong-gun), Oedo Botania (in Geoje) and Anapji Pond (in Gyeongju). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple, kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach, get outside with Dadaepo Beach, and don't miss a visit to Yongdusan Park.

Plan my day in Busan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Busan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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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 out of the city life by going to Cheonggyecheon Stream and Korea National Arboretum. Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Seoul: Nami Island (in Chuncheon), DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju) and Suwon (Hwaseong Fortress & Wolhwawon). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park, wander the streets of Insadong, make a trip to Bukchon Hanok Village, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul visit planner.

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. June in Seoul sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village

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