43 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

43 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 1 night
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
4
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
5
Padang, Indonesia
— 3 nights
6
Siberut, Indonesia
— 2 nights
7
Uluwatu, Indonesia
— 2 nights
8
Margaret River, Australia
— 1 night
9
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
10
Siargao Island, Philippines
— 2 nights
11
Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
12
Makira Island, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
13
Pacific Harbour, Fiji
— 1 night
14
Apia, Samoa
— 1 night
15
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 3 nights
16
Maharepa, French Polynesia
— 2 nights

1
night
Maafushi Island, Maldives

Maafushi Island
With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maafushi Island day trip tool.

Athens, Greece to Maafushi Island is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Maafushi Island is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Maafushi Island reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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1
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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 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Wat Sop Sickharam Luang Prabang, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Sensoukharam, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xieng Mouane.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Maafushi Island to Luang Prabang takes 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Maldives Time (MVT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Maafushi Island in May, expect nights in Luang Prabang to be a bit cooler, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
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MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Wat Xieng Mouane ©
Wat Xieng Mouane
Wat Sensoukharam ©
Wat Sensoukharam

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.
Get in touch with nature at Wong Amat Beach and Cosy Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat) and Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien). Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Sanam Chandra Palace (in Nakhon Pathom), Phutthamonthon (in Phutthamonthon) and Nakhon Chai Si (Jesada Technik Museum & Woodland Muangmai). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pak Nam, examine the collection at Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, get your game on at VR1 -Thonglor Virtual Reality cafe Bangkok, and stroll around Benjasiri Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok vacation planner.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Bangkok by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Luang Prabang in May, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pattaya, Nakhon Chai Si, Sanam Chandra Palace, Phutthamonthon
Find places to stay May 4 — 9:
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Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat) ©
Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien) ©
Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien)

2
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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 10th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Faber, see the interesting displays at Indian Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at The Intan, thenhead outdoors with City Scoot, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Singapore City Gallery, and then wander the streets of Kampong Glam.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Singapore online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Singapore takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Singapore is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bangkok in May: highs in Singapore hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Padang.

Things to do in Singapore

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
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City Scoot ©
City Scoot
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Faber ©
Mount Faber

3
nights
Padang, Indonesia

Padang ©
The largest city on the western coast of Sumatra, Padang enjoys a reputation as one of Indonesia's cleanest and greenest cities despite its hub of residential and commercial activity.
Visit Muaro Lasak Beach and Kata Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Lubuk Nyarai and Angso Duo Island. Step out of Padang to go to Pariaman and see Pariaman Turtle Conservation, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Lubuak Tempurung, don't miss a visit to Masjid Taqwa Muhammadiyah, take in the dramatic scenery at Sarasah Gadut Waterfall, and take in the views from Siti Nurbaya Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Padang trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Singapore to Padang. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Padang is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Siberut.

Things to do in Padang

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pariaman
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Lubuak Tempurung ©
Lubuak Tempurung
Siti Nurbaya Bridge ©
Siti Nurbaya Bridge
Masjid Taqwa Muhammadiyah ©
Masjid Taqwa Muhammadiyah

2
nights
Siberut, Indonesia

Siberut
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Siberut National Park. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Kulu Kubuk Waterfall.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Siberut tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Padang to Siberut. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluwatu.

Things to do in Siberut

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

2
nights
Uluwatu, Indonesia

Uluwatu ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Zen Bali Arts Studio and Gallery and Caow Eng Bio Chinese Buddhist Temple. Visiting Melasti Beach and Ulu Watu Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Uluwatu with an excursion to Uluwatu Temple in Pecatu--about 30 minutes away.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Uluwatu tour website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Siberut to Uluwatu. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Uluwatu, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Uluwatu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ungasan, Tanjung Benoa, Pecatu, Benoa Square Bali
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Melasti Beach ©
Melasti Beach
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Ulu Watu Beach ©
Ulu Watu Beach

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Margaret River, Australia

Margaret River ©
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 20th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, view the masterpieces at JahRoc Galleries, grab your bike and head to 10 Mile Brook Trail, thenkick back and relax at Conto Beach, and finally stop by Margaret River Venison Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, thenlearn about winemaking at McHenry Hohnen Vintners, thenkick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Surfers Point.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Uluwatu to Margaret River with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Redgate Wines, Surfers Point
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Redgate Wines ©
Redgate Wines

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Harbour Circle Walk and Sydney Town Hall. Get outdoors at The Gap Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum, go for a walk through Barangaroo Foreshore Walk, and get your game on at Flight Experience.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip maker site.

Getting from Margaret River to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Margaret River to Sydney is 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Manly
Find places to stay May 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Harbour Circle Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Circle Walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Gap Park ©
The Gap Park

2
nights
Siargao Island, Philippines

Siargao Island ©
A lush oasis of tropical vegetation surrounded by warm waters east of the Philippines, Siargao Island offers a mix of mangrove forests, squeaky-clean sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs.
Get outdoors at Alegria Beach and Tayangban Cave Pool. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caridad Beach and Taktak Falls. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Adventures Siargao, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Ni Cristo, explore the fascinating underground world of Hagukan Cave, and stop by Fat Lips Surfshop.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Siargao Island road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Siargao Island. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Siargao Island. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Siargao Island at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Palikir.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Taktak Falls ©
Taktak Falls
Tayangban Cave Pool ©
Tayangban Cave Pool
Iglesia Ni Cristo ©
Iglesia Ni Cristo

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Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia

Palikir ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Pwusehn Malek, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilen Seleur Eel Pools, steep yourself in history at Pohnpaid Petroglyphs, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Liduduhniap Falls, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sokehs Rock.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Palikir trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Siargao Island to Palikir with the Route module. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time to Ponape Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Siargao Island in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Palikir, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Makira Island.

Things to do in Palikir

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pohnpei
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Liduduhniap Falls ©
Liduduhniap Falls
Sokehs Rock ©
Sokehs Rock
Pilen Seleur Eel Pools ©
Pilen Seleur Eel Pools

2
nights
Makira Island, Solomon Islands

Makira Island
On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Makira Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Makira Island itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palikir to Makira Island. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Pacific Harbour.

Things to do in Makira Island

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:

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Pacific Harbour, Fiji

Pacific Harbour ©
At the eastern end of Coral Coast, only a short drive from Suva, lies Pacific Harbour, Fiji's self-styled adventure capital.
On the 3rd (Wed), kick back and relax at Paradise Beach and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then play a few rounds at The Pearl Golf Course.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pacific Harbour trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makira Island to Pacific Harbour. Traveling from Makira Island to Pacific Harbour, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Pacific Harbour can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Pacific Harbour

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Shark Diving
The Pearl Golf Course ©
The Pearl Golf Course

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with EFKS Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Sauniatu, shop like a local with Tiapapata Art Centre, admire the striking features of Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Samoa, and finally stop by Plantation House Samoa. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Vaiala Beach, thenkick back and relax at Tafa Tafa Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lefaga Beach, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Apia trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pacific Harbour to Apia. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pacific Harbour to Apia due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Apia

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Waterfall Sauniatu
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach
Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa ©
Vaiala Beach ©
Vaiala Beach

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Aitutaki Secret Garden. You'll get in some beach time at O'otu Beach and Aitutaki Lagoon. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Maungapu, look for gifts at T & S Artworx, get outside with Akaiami, and head off the coast to Moturakau.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aitutaki trip planning website.

You can fly from Apia to Aitutaki in 21 hours. The time zone changes from Apia Standard Time to Cook Islands Standard Time, which is usually a -23 hour difference. You'll set off for Maharepa on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Maungapu ©
Mount Maungapu
O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon

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Maharepa, French Polynesia

Maharepa ©
Visit Temae Beach and Ta'ahiamanu Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Off-Road Tours and Paimoana Pearls.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Maharepa holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aitutaki to Maharepa. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maharepa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Moorea, Ha'apiti, Afareaitu Waterfalls
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Temae Beach ©
Temae Beach
Ta'ahiamanu Beach ©
Ta'ahiamanu Beach
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas

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