50 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

50 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Male, Maldives
— 1 night
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Hulhumale, Maldives
— 3 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
On the 21st (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at Latitude Massage Bora Bora and then kick back and relax at Matira Beach. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Bora Art Upstairs, stop by Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bora Bora trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Bora Bora is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Tahiti Time is minus 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora ©
Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Queenstown: Milford Sound (in Te Anau) and Milford Foreshore Walk (in Milford). On the 26th (Sat), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, push the limits with an extreme tour, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Queenstown trip planner.

Getting from Bora Bora to Queenstown by combination of ferry and flight takes about 16.5 hours. The time zone changes from Tahiti Time (TAHT) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST), which is usually a 22 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, visit Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

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You can fly from Queenstown to Sydney in 6 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and finally view the masterpieces at Threads of Life. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Pantai Sanur.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ubud trip website.

You can fly from Sydney to Ubud in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, Ubud is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jakarta.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Spas

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Jakarta, Indonesia

Big Durian

The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Istiqlal Mosque, pause for some photo ops at National Monument (MONAS), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baitul Ihsan Mosque, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Indonesia Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Museum and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jakarta road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Jakarta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ubud to Jakarta is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Jakarta

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Istiqlal Mosque ©
Istiqlal Mosque
National Monument (MONAS) ©
National Monument (MONAS)

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©

Pearl of the Far East

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 7th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then look for gifts at LiA Saigon, then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Jakarta to Ho Chi Minh City takes 7.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©

Garden City of Lights

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): Head underground at Batu Caves, walk around KLCC Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and finally get outside with Dialogue in the Dark, Malaysia.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur day trip planning app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planning app.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. In January in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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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 13th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hanoi day trip planning tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Hanoi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 15th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), stroll around Nan Lian Garden, stop by MILK Shirts, and take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong tour planning site.

Fly from Hanoi to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Hong Kong Standard Time is 1 hour. January in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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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.
Pack the 19th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, wander the streets of Insadong, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and get great views at N Seoul Tower.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seoul using our trip planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Seoul in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Seoul is colder than Hong Kong - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
On the 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Gion.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Kyoto tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Kyoto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In January, Kyoto is somewhat warmer than Seoul - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and get the lay of the land with Tokyo Walking Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Tokyo

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Street Kart Shibuya ©
Street Kart Shibuya
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, and then kick back and relax at Artificial Beach. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Friday Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Male online road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Tokyo to Male in 14.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Maldives Time is minus 4 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in January; daily highs in Male reach 36°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hulhumale.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

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Hulhumale, Maldives

Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Hulhumale is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with Dune Maldives Diving Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hulhumale Mosque, see the vivid underwater world at Banana Reef, and head off the coast to Hulhumale.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hulhumale online road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Male to Hulhumale in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In January in Hulhumale, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale
Dune Maldives Diving Center ©
Dune Maldives Diving Center
Banana Reef ©
Banana Reef

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Beijing, China

Beijing
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, admire the landmark architecture of The Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Heaven, and get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing vacation maker app.

You can fly from Hulhumale to Beijing in 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Hulhumale to Beijing. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Hulhumale in February, with highs in Beijing at 6°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

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