53 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

53 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
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Pokhara, Nepal
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Boracay, Philippines
— 6 nights
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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 7 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 8 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 4 nights

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5
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Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
You've now added Gokyo Treks and Expedition to your itinerary. Make the 18th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa and explore the world behind art at Patan Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kathmandu road trip app.

New York City, USA to Kathmandu is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Kathmandu, you'll lose 10.8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Kathmandu to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

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Must see
Climbing Tours
4.9
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Religious Site
Boudhanath Stupa
4.6

2
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Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara ©

Lake City

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Poon Hill, explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and then explore the activities along Seti Gandaki (Seti River).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pokhara online route planner.

Getting from Kathmandu to Pokhara by combination of car and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kathmandu in May, Pokhara is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Mountain
Poon Hill
4.5

6
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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex in Saraburi, approximately Saraburi away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Pokhara to Bangkok in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1.2 hours traveling from Pokhara to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pokhara in May, expect Bangkok to be somewhat warmer, temps between 96°F and 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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Must see
Wat Pho
4.6
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Historic Site
The Grand Palace
4.1

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Step out of Chiang Mai to go to Lampang and see Thai Elephant Conservation Center, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, get great views at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chiang Mai Zoo, and look for gifts at G.G Armani collection.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai route maker app.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 97°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Observation Deck
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
4.4

6
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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Ao Po Pier (in Pa Khlok), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Instyle Bespoke Tailors, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Patong trip planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Patong in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for Boracay.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Shopping Mall
Instyle Bespoke Tailors
4.9
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Landmark
Bangla Road
2.6

6
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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.
Boracay is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at D' Talipapa Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach, and don't miss a visit to Willy's Rock.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Boracay online trip maker.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Patong to Boracay in 14 hours. Traveling from Patong to Boracay, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Boracay, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Rotorua.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
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Landmark
Ariel's Point
4.6

7
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Rotorua, New Zealand

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotorua: Taupo (Huka Falls Walkway, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, &more) and Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Te Puia, steep yourself in history at Buried Village of Te Wairoa, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Rotorua journey planner.

Getting from Boracay to Rotorua by combination of ferry and flight takes about 23.5 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Boracay to Rotorua due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Boracay in June, with highs in Rotorua at 60°F and lows at 46°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Huka Falls Walkway
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Huka Honey Hive
4.0

8
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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Get out of town with these interesting Queenstown side-trips: Te Anau (The Chasm Walk, Milford Sound, &more). On the 27th (Wed), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Peregrine Wines, admire the natural beauty at Queenstown Gardens, view the masterpieces at Silver Fern Gallery, and have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown holiday planning tool.

Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Hollyford Track
5.0
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Water Body
Milford Sound
4.8
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Winery / Vineyard
Peregrine Wines
4.5

4
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Auckland, New Zealand

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hot Water Beach (in Hot Water Beach) and The Lost Spring (in Whitianga). There's much more to do: make a trip to SkyTower, enjoy a live performance at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Auckland trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Auckland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Observation Deck
SkyTower
4.4
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Landmark
The Lost Spring
4.5

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