60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Nadi International Airport, Drive to Suva
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Suva, Fiji
— 1 day
Drive to Nadi International Airport, Fly to Queenstown International Airport
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 4 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Vancouver

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Suva, Fiji

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 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Fiji Museum and then browse the exhibits of 21K Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Suva trip itinerary tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Suva is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Suva is 20 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in December; daily highs in Suva reach 34°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Suva

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fiordland Vintage Machinery Museum and Peregrine Wines. Head to Kowhai Gifts & Souvenirs and Queenstown Arts Centrefor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queenstown: Te Anau (Milford Sound & Ivan Wilson Park). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollyford Track, take in the exciting artwork at Artbay Gallery, trek along Ben Lomond Track, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown online route planner.

Explore your travel options from Suva to Queenstown with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:

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Sydney, Australia

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore ATTY Gallery and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge, approximately Faulconbridge away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Queenstown to Sydney in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 10:

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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Museum of Chinese Australian History and The Blender Studiosfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, take a stroll through Melbourne Central, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online day trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 16:

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Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Visit Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali for some beach relaxation. Shop till you drop at Threads of Life and Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak. Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uluwatu Temple, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, view the masterpieces at Reservoart, and browse the exhibits of Saya Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Denpasar trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Melbourne to Denpasar by flight takes about 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Denpasar. In January, Denpasar is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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 22nd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Batu Caves, then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with BB Park Bukit Bintang, then make a trip to Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and then explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Denpasar to Kuala Lumpur in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:

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Bangkok, Thailand

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Paragonfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ancient City (in Samut Prakan), Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Historic City of Ayutthaya) and Woodland Muangmai (in Nakhon Chai Si). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Khaosan Road, stop by Tom's Fashion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 29:

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Visit Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Mengrai Kilns or Three Owls Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Rescue Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai day trip planning website.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chiang Mai, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Royal Palace Museum and Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Kuang Si Waterfall and Mount Phousi. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, stop by Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, look for all kinds of wild species at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luang Prabang online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chiang Mai in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Luang Prabang: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

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Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Visit Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at TiredCity Hang Bong and Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat). Go for a jaunt from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn about all things military at Vietnam Military History Museum, and browse the exhibits of Empty Wall Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hanoi day trip site.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Appreciate the collections at Angkor National Museum and Angkor Artwork E&T Stocker. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, contemplate the long history of Baphuon Temple, and get a taste of the local shopping with Thai Zen Spa.

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Fly from Hanoi to Siem Reap in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 17:

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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 18th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Vietnam Silver House, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and finally look for gifts at Drink Vietnam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, then view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:

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Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Balinghai Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at White Beach and Bulabog Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Diniwid Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tambisaan Beach, and head off the coast to Boracay Waters.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Boracay tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Boracay, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ho Chi Minh City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Boracay, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:

Fiji travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Outdoor Activities
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.

New Zealand travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Hiking Trails
Land of the Long White Cloud
Far-flung New Zealand has become known for its astounding topography, singular biodiversity, varied climate, and for marrying native Maori and post-colonial European cultures on its two main islands and the multitude of smaller landmasses dotted around them. Free-spirited New Zealanders cultivate a love of sports, sustainability, and the outdoors. Far from other landmasses, the islands existed for millions of years before being inhabited by humans, so an abundance of species have come to thrive in the thick, wild rainforest, vast and rugged backland, and extensive surrounding marine areas. While much of New Zealand tourism centers around adventures through this spectacular scenery, take time to explore the nation's rich cultural heritage as well. The traditions and history of the Maoris, and the industry and internationalism of the descendents of the first European settlers endure in fascinating attractions, ranging from museums, to farms, to places of worship.

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Indonesia travel guide

4.1
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.

Malaysia travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Shopping Malls · Parks
An unusual blend of a developing nation and the modern world, Malaysia ranks as one of the richest countries in Southeast Asia, its prosperity largely resting on thriving high-tech industries. Malaysia vacations remain a more affordable alternative to the expensive tourism in some neighboring countries. Take a trip to Malaysia to explore busy cities filled with colonial-era architecture, tranquil tea plantations supporting a large portion of the local population, and dozens of scattered islands happily evading the worst aspects of mass tourism. While there may be fewer visitors, there's no shortage of fine beaches, mangrove estuaries, and verdant rainforests filled with exotic wildlife.

Thailand travel guide

3.8
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Laos travel guide

3.8
Waterfalls · Landmarks · Mountains
Long overlooked by travelers due to its reputation as one of the world's poorest nations, Laos is drawing a growing number of visitors with its laid-back charm, natural beauty, and numerous archaeological sites and historic temples. Many visitors make the trip to Laos from nearby Thailand, combining the two neighboring countries into one memorable experience of Southeast Asia. Others focus their Laos vacation on the Mekong River, which serves as a major source of irrigation for local farms and represents a popular alternative for sightseeing by car. On top of the rich cultural heritage and impressive natural landscapes, its major treasure remains its people--friendly and devout Buddhists welcoming visitors with a genuine hospitality rarely felt in other parts of the world.

Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.

Cambodia travel guide

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Ruins · Historic Sites · Spas
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.

Philippines travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.