39 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

39 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Bophut, Thailand
— 5 nights
Ferry:  4 h
5
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
6
Kuta, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Amed, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
8
Darwin, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Port Douglas, Australia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
11
Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Friends Gallery, thenexamine the collection at Project Space, thentake an in-depth tour of Heuan Chan Heritage Luang Prabang, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xieng Mouane. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at UXO Visitors Centre, take a stroll through Whisky Village, thenexplore the world behind art at The Buddhist Archive of Photography, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang trip tool.

London, UK to Luang Prabang is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Luang Prabang due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Luang Prabang: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Heuan Chan Heritage Luang Prabang ©
Heuan Chan Heritage Luang Prabang
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Wat Xieng Mouane ©
Wat Xieng Mouane

2
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.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Phac Hat Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Cantonese Assembly Hall, thencontemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), and finally browse the exhibits of Precious Heritage by Rehahn. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Da Bao Real Leather, take in nature's colorful creations at Jack's Cat Cafe, thenadmire the striking features of Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An travel website.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Hoi An by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Hoi An are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Jack's Cat Cafe ©
Jack's Cat Cafe

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Zen Spa, thenexamine the collection at Angkor National Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Preah Khan, thenbrush up on your military savvy at War Museum Cambodia, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Made in Cambodia Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap route maker.

You can fly from Hoi An to Siem Reap in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver ©
Terrace of the Elephants ©
Terrace of the Elephants
War Museum Cambodia ©
War Museum Cambodia

5
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Bophut, Thailand

Bophut
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Laem Sor Pagoda and Wat Khirimat. Step out of the city life by going to Choeng Mon Beach and Cobra Show Thailand. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bophut: Taling Ngam (Taling Ngam Muay Thai & Wat Khao Chedi) and Lipa Noi (Dusit Dhewa - Samui Cultural Center and Fine Art of South East Asia & Lipa Noi Beach). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chinese Temple, admire the sheer force of Khun Si Waterfall, and tee off at Koh Samui Golf Academy.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bophut vacation builder.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bophut in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Taling Ngam, Lipa Noi, Chinese Temple, Lamai Viewpoint
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Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Spas & Wellness
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Explore hidden gems such as C&M Learn Thai Culture and Leela Beach. Wat Khao Tham and Wat Chaloklum will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Than Sadet Waterfall National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Haad Yuan Beach, look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, stroll through Ban Tai Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Sadet Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan holiday builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Haad Yuan Beach ©
Haad Yuan Beach
Hat Sadet Beach ©
Hat Sadet Beach

4
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Get in touch with nature at Balangan Beach and Nyang-nyang Beach. Visit Melasti Beach and Bingin Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Kuta, make a side trip to see Blue Point Beach in Ungasan, approximately Ungasan away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum PASIFIKA, enjoy the sand and surf at Kedonganan Beach, stroll through Tegal Wangi Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Fransiskus Xaverius.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuta holiday maker site.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Kuta by flight takes about 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Kuta. When traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Kuta, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amed.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pecatu, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Ungasan, Asia Silver
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Balangan Beach ©
Balangan Beach
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Melasti Beach ©
Melasti Beach

3
nights
Amed, Indonesia

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Tenganan Ancient Village. For shopping fun, head to Amed Art Gallery or Wacky Jacky's. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amed: Spas (in Manggis) and Lotus Lagoon (in Candidasa). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lipah Beach and explore the gorgeous colors at Pyramid (Congkang Reef).

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amed trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Kuta to Amed by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kuta in August, Amed is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Amed

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Candidasa, Manggis
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Tenganan Ancient Village ©
Tenganan Ancient Village

3
nights
Darwin, Australia

Darwin ©
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery and Readback Books and Aboriginal Art. Appreciate the collections at Darwin Military Museum and 1934 Qantas Hangar. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at East Point Reserve, see the interesting displays at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah, make a trip to Parliament House, and walk around Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Darwin journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Amed to Darwin takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Amed to Darwin. In August, daytime highs in Darwin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Parliament House ©
Parliament House
Darwin Military Museum ©
Darwin Military Museum

3
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

Port Douglas ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Daintree Entomological museum and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel and Opal Reef. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Lewis National Park (in Julatten), Cape Tribulation (Dubuji Boardwalk & Cape Tribulation Beach) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the sheer force of Tranquility Falls, and hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas planner.

Fly from Darwin to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Darwin in August, plan for little chillier days in Port Douglas, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Mount Lewis National Park, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
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Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as St Monica's Cathedral and The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour. Get some cultural insight at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre and Samurai Gallery Australia. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see The Crystal Caves in Atherton, approximately Atherton away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Cairns Art Gallery, let little ones run wild at Figtree Playground, admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, and admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip website.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

The Crystal Caves, Tanks Arts Centre, Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour
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The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get your game on at Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure, thenstop by The Strand Arcade, thenwander the streets of Cockle Bay Wharf, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Flight Experience. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, stroll around Nielsen Park, thenget a sense of history and politics at Government House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Customs House.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Fun & Games Museums Neighborhoods
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White Rabbit Gallery ©
White Rabbit Gallery
The Strand Arcade ©
The Strand Arcade

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