51 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

51 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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1
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 1 night
2
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
3
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 5 nights
4
Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
5
Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
6
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
7
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 night
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
9
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
10
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
11
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
12
Beijing, China
— 4 nights

1
night
Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Aitutaki Lagoon. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by T & S Artworx, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thenstep off the mainland to explore One Foot Island, and finally get outside with Akaiami.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Aitutaki trip planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Aitutaki is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Aitutaki is minus 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
One Foot Island ©
One Foot Island
Akaiami ©
Akaiami

4
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Taupo (Great Lake Trail, Huka Falls Walkway, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Te Puia, don't miss a visit to Fancy Meow Cat Cafe, contemplate the geological forces at Waimangu Volcanic Valley, and trek along Lake Okareka Walkway.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rotorua vacation planner.

Getting from Aitutaki to Rotorua by flight takes about 13 hours. The time zone changes from Cook Islands Standard Time (CKT) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST), which is usually a 22 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Rotorua are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Taupo
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley ©
Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley

5
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Go for a jaunt from Queenstown to Te Anau to see Milford Sound about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Peregrine Wines, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Lake Gunn, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Queenstown trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound
Find places to stay May 19 — 24:
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Break One ©
Break One
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Peregrine Wines ©
Peregrine Wines

6
nights
Melbourne, Australia

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, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Queenstown to Melbourne, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Wineries
Find places to stay May 24 — 30:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

6
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 5:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get active on the water at Water Sports, putt your heart out at Lanta Parklife, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and get outside with Ko Ha Yai.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta road trip website.

You can fly from Sydney to Ko Lanta in 17 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Ko Lanta reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Lanta Parklife ©
Lanta Parklife

1
night
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach, stroll through Railay Beach, and then stop by De' MARCO Fashions.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town tour itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Krabi Town in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
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De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

4
nights
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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, stop by Tom's Fashion, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok travel website.

You can fly from Krabi Town to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

4
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by HQ Paper Maker, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, and delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai day trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang) and Hue (Thien Mu Pagoda & Imperial City). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jack's Cat Cafe.

Start your trip to Hoi An by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Hoi An in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Da Nang, Hue
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:
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Food Tours
Spas
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and don't miss a visit to Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong online holiday planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hoi An to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 26:
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Food Tours
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland

4
nights
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, get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Beijing trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Beijing in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Beijing, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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