21 days in Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam & Australia Itinerary

21 days in Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam & Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam & Australia Itinerary

Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Hobart, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Athens, Greece

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, tour the pleasant surroundings at KLCC Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then Head underground at Batu Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally meet the residents at Aquaria KLCC.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip site .

Athens, Greece to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Athens to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in March, expect Kuala Lumpur to be much warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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KL Bird Park ©
KL Bird Park
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by ManGii Shoes - Custom Made, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. March in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

4
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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, make a trip to Royal Exhibition Building, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Melbourne in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Melbourne. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Hobart, Australia

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Mona, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in March: highs in Hobart hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Mona
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in March, with highs in Sydney at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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