60 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
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Brisbane, Australia
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Melbourne, Australia
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Hong Kong, China
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Tokyo, Japan — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take a stroll through Odaiba District, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Japan Standard Time is 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in March, with highs in Tokyo at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Brisbane.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Spas

Brisbane, Australia — 5 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to FloCryo (in Bokarina), Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba) and Island Gondola (in Bribie Island). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

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

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Brisbane takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Brisbane is 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Tokyo in March: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Auckland.
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Auckland, New Zealand — 5 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Auckland: Hamilton (Waikato Museum & Hamilton Gardens). Dedicate the 13th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to SkyTower, stroll around Auckland Domain, admire the striking features of Alberton, and see the interesting displays at MOTAT - Museum of Transport and Technology.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Auckland road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Auckland takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Auckland is 2 hours. While traveling from Brisbane, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Auckland, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Melbourne.
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Museums · Parks · Tours · Wineries
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Melbourne, Australia — 6 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Enchanted Adventure (in Arthurs Seat), WaterMaarq (in Sorrento) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Auckland to Melbourne in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland to Melbourne. When traveling from Auckland in March, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Denpasar.
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Denpasar, Indonesia — 5 nights

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Waterbom Bali, stroll through Jimbaran Bay, relax and rejuvenate at Chantara Wellness & Spa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Denpasar road trip planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Denpasar by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denpasar, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore — 6 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, take in the waterfront activity at Marina Bay, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Singapore travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Denpasar to Singapore by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Singapore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Kuala Lumpur.
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Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 2 nights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 2nd (Sun), walk around KLCC Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and then slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur road trip planning app.

Getting from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Hoi An.
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Hoi An, Vietnam — 2 nights

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.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then push the limits with an extreme tour. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An tour planning website.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Hoi An in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, car, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Hoi An. In April, daytime highs in Hoi An are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly to Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong, China — 4 nights

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), stroll around Nan Lian Garden, head off the coast to Lantau island, and take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hong Kong holiday maker site.

Fly from Hoi An to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hoi An to Hong Kong is 1 hour. When traveling from Hoi An in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Hong Kong, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Hanoi.
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Hanoi, Vietnam — 3 nights

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse the handmade items at Authentic Bat Trang.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Hanoi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hong Kong to Hanoi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Chiang Mai.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Chiang Mai, Thailand — 3 nights

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Mae Wang to see Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get great views at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Hanoi to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 4 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

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Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Dubai.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 6 nights

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Get out of town with these interesting Dubai side-trips: Sharjah (Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, &more) and Al Ain (Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, contemplate the waterfront views at Dubai Creek, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dubai online visit planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Dubai in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Gulf Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dubai when traveling from Bangkok in April, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Abu Dhabi.
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Shopping · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 3 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Spend the 28th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, and make a trip to The Corniche.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi online trip builder.

You can drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway and bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Abu Dhabi can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Bali travel guide

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World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.
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Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.
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Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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