19 days in United States, Vietnam & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in United States, Vietnam & Melbourne Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  15 h 45 min
2
Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
3
Kailua-Kona, United States
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Lahaina, United States
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Lihue, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  15 h
7
New York City, United States
— 1 night
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1
night
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.
To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Hoi An trip itinerary maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Hoi An is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Hoi An is 6 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Hoi An hover around 29°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Yaly Couture ©
Yaly Couture
Buffalo Leather Shop ©
Buffalo Leather Shop
Nony Leather ©
Nony Leather

2
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get lost in a book at State Library Victoria. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then see where the action happens at Rod Laver Arena, and then make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Melbourne online route planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hoi An to Melbourne takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Hoi An in January, with lows around 17°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
State Library Victoria ©
State Library Victoria
Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, United States

Kailua-Kona
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Greenwell Farms, cruise along Saddle Road, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Kailua-Kona is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kailua-Kona, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Saddle Road
Saddle Road
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Greenwell Farms ©
Greenwell Farms

3
nights
Lahaina, United States

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Napili Beach and Glass Mango Designs. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Papawai Scenic Lookout, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, stop by Honolulu Cookie Company Front Street, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Lahaina sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Maui Ocean Center
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Pakaloha Bikinis ©
Pakaloha Bikinis
Honolulu Cookie Company Front Street ©
Honolulu Cookie Company Front Street

2
nights
Lihue, United States

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park and then examine the collection at Waioli Mission House. On your second day here, experience rural life at Kauai Coffee Company and then stop by The Wine Shop.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lihue, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Lihue in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Waioli Mission House, Kauai Coffee Company, The Wine Shop, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Kauai Coffee Company ©
Kauai Coffee Company
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls

3
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kailua Beach Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lihue to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. January in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Makapu'u Point, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Makapu'u Point ©
Makapu'u Point

1
night
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, wander the streets of Times Square, then admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and finally take in panoramic vistas at One World Observatory.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to New York City in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in January, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 5°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Times Square ©
Times Square
One World Observatory ©
One World Observatory
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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