25 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

25 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
2
Suva, Fiji
— 2 nights
3
Christchurch, New Zealand
— 2 nights
4
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
6
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
7
Manila, Philippines
— 3 nights
8
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights

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Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Funafuti is known for parks and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and shop like a local with Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Funafuti journey planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Funafuti is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 18 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Funafuti. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in December, with highs in Funafuti at °F and lows at °F. You will leave for Suva on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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Suva, Fiji

Suva ©
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Colo-I-Suva Forest Park. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake an in-depth tour of Fiji Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Suva Municipal Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Suva trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Funafuti to Suva. In December in Suva, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Suva

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Shark Diving
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Colo-I-Suva Forest Park ©
Colo-I-Suva Forest Park
Fiji Museum ©
Fiji Museum
Suva Municipal Market ©
Suva Municipal Market

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): go from sight to sight with TranzAlpine Train. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Canterbury Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Christchurch Botanic Gardens, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Christchurch Gondola, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cardboard Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Christchurch road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Suva to Christchurch. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Suva in December: highs in Christchurch hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Christchurch

Transportation Tours Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
TranzAlpine Train ©
TranzAlpine Train
Christchurch Botanic Gardens ©
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
Christchurch Gondola ©
Christchurch Gondola

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Sands SkyPark Observation Deck and then meet the residents at Singapore Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Christchurch to Singapore takes 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Christchurch to Singapore. Traveling from Christchurch in January, you will find days in Singapore are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally shop like a local with Khaosan Road. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok attractions planner.

You can fly from Singapore to Bangkok in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Bangkok. Traveling from Singapore in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Bangkok, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chiang Mai trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Chiang Mai. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Siam Rice Thai Cookery School ©
Siam Rice Thai Cookery School
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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Manila, Philippines

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): browse the different shops at Robinsons Place Mall, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Manila Ocean Park, and then stroll around Rizal Park. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church, thenwander the streets of Intramuros, and then stop by SM Mall of Asia.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manila journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Manila takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Chiang Mai to Manila, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Manila when traveling from Chiang Mai in January, with lows around °F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

SM Mall of Asia
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Manila Ocean Park ©
Manila Ocean Park
Museo Filipino Intramuros ©
Museo Filipino Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal 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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, contemplate the long history of Deoksugung, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, and enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Manila to Seoul in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Seoul is 1 hour. Traveling from Manila in January, things will get colder in Seoul: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower