52 days in Asia, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

52 days in Asia, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
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Nadi, Fiji
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 7 nights
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Launceston, Australia
— 4 nights
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Hobart, Australia
— 4 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 5 nights
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Batchelor, Australia
— 1 night
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Darwin, Australia
— 2 nights
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Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Tokyo, Japan

— 6 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 historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo planner.

London, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, expect Tokyo to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 31:

Nadi, Fiji

— 4 nights
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nadi: Sigatoka (Natadola Beach & Baravi Handcrafts). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nadi trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Nadi takes 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Nadi is 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Tokyo in March, with highs in Nadi at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:

Sydney, Australia

— 7 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & The Three Sisters) and Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Nadi to Sydney in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nadi to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nadi in April: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 11:

Launceston, Australia

— 4 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and take a stroll through Design Inn.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Launceston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, Launceston is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:

Hobart, Australia

— 4 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the masterpieces at Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning app.

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:

Perth, Australia

— 5 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step out of Perth with an excursion to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Perth road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Hobart to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Perth is somewhat warmer than Hobart - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:

Batchelor, Australia

— 1 night
On the 25th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Perth to Batchelor. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Batchelor due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in April; daily highs in Batchelor reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

Darwin, Australia

— 2 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 26th (Mon), look for gifts at Viva La Body, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin travel route builder app.

You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Cairns, Australia

— 6 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach, Spas, &more) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns route builder site.

Getting from Darwin to Cairns by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. While traveling from Darwin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:

Hong Kong, China

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Orient

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), get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park, and get curious at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hong Kong trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Hong Kong takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from Cairns to Hong Kong, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hong Kong when traveling from Cairns in May, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:

Birmingham, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Explore Birmingham's surroundings by going to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Market Hall (in Chipping Campden) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, try your luck at Cheltenham Racecourse, and stroll around Imperial Gardens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Birmingham takes 17.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in May, with highs in Birmingham at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 14: