49 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

49 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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49 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Perth, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Margaret River, Australia
— 2 nights
bus + train:  25​h
5
Adelaide, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Shepparton, Australia
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Katoomba, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Brisbane, Australia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Gold Coast, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
12
Port Douglas, Australia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
13
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
14
Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: London, United Kingdom

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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum) in Pattaya (about 2 hours away). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, stroll around Lumpini Park, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and don't miss a visit to Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok day trip planning website .

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, things will get much warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trip

The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 25th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer and then meet the residents at Singapore Zoo. On the next day, wander the streets of Chinatown, then see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary website .

Fly from Bangkok to Singapore in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Singapore is 1 hour. January in Singapore sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

4
nights
Perth, Australia

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, Fremantle Prison, & more) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's lots more to do: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Perth day trip website .

You can fly from Singapore to Perth in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Perth, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

2
nights
Margaret River, Australia

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then let little ones run wild at Margaret River Rotary Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

4
nights
Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Take a break from Adelaide with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and make a trip to Adelaide Oval.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide route planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Adelaide in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Margaret River to Adelaide is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Hahndorf
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Migration Museum
Migration Museum
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

5
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews and tourist information, read Melbourne online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in February, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shepparton.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Shepparton, Australia

Shepparton ©
Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. On the 13th (Thu), examine the collection at Shepparton Motor Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Moooving Art Shepparton, and then explore the activities along Victoria Park Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shepparton trip planning website .

Getting from Melbourne to Shepparton by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Shepparton, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Shepparton

Museums Nature Parks
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Shepparton Motor Museum ©
Shepparton Motor Museum
Victoria Park Lake ©
Victoria Park Lake

2
nights
Katoomba, Australia

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, get great views at The Three Sisters, then hike along The Giant Stairway, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap. Here are some ideas for day two: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and then take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Shepparton to Katoomba takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Shepparton in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Katoomba, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Govetts Leap
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

5
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, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane travel route planner.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
nights
Gold Coast, Australia

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 24th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

2
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stop by With Sugar, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then browse the exhibits of Ngarru Gallery, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then get great views at Trinity Bay Lookout, and finally take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Gold Coast to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In February, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Gold Coast - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

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.
When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Apia.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 2:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Apia, Samoa

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu Beach (in Lalomanu). There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Papaseea Sliding Rock, and admire the landmark architecture of Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Apia route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Apia takes 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Cairns to Apia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu Beach, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach

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