45 days in Asia, South Pacific & Canada Itinerary

45 days in Asia, South Pacific & Canada Itinerary

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1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
2
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
4
Gold Coast, Australia
— 10 nights
5
Sydney, Australia
— 13 nights
6
Auckland, New Zealand
— 4 nights
7
Christchurch, New Zealand
— 2 nights
8
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Quan Lan Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Quan Thanh Temple, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, see the interesting displays at Hanoi Police Museum, browse the handmade items at Authentic Bat Trang, then take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kim Lien Pagoda, and finally see the interesting displays at Ancient House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Hanoi is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Classes · Fun & Games · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Quan Thanh Temple ©
Quan Thanh Temple
Hanoi Police Museum ©
Hanoi Police Museum

2
nights
Hue, Vietnam

Hue ©
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): make a trip to Nine Dynastic Urns, step into the grandiose world of Thai Hoa Palace, then buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Market, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the long history of Luc Bo Culture Space, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Thuan An Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hue sightseeing tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Hue, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:
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Nine Dynastic Urns ©
Nine Dynastic Urns
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh
Thai Hoa Palace ©
Thai Hoa Palace

6
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.
Visit Baphuon Temple and Eastern Mebon for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Sam Veasna Conservation Tours. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, try for a hole-in-one at Angkor Wat Putt, and contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom South Gate.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Hue to Siem Reap in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hue in March: high temperatures in Siem Reap hover around 40°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 30:
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Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver ©
Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver
Baphuon Temple ©
Baphuon Temple
Eastern Mebon ©
Eastern Mebon

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and Lone Goat Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Kurrawa Beach and Kirra Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Byron Bay (Wategos Beach, Belongil Beach, &more), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Tugun Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Greenmount Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Gold Coast takes 16 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Siem Reap in March; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Lennox Head Beach, Tropical Fruit World
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 9:
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Lennox Head Beach
Lennox Head Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

13
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Palm Beach and Tamarama Beach. Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Barrenjoey Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Narrabeen Lagoon State Park (in Narrabeen) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach, get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Gold Coast in April: highs in Sydney hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Manly, Bronte Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Tamarama Beach
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 22:
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Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

4
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Visiting Orewa Beach and St. Helier's Bay will get you outdoors. Howick Historical Village and Coast-to-Coast Walkway are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Orewa – Te Ara Tahuna Estuary Cycleway in Orewa (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Stockade Hill, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Browns Bay Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Auckland visit planning website.

Fly from Sydney to Auckland in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to New Zealand Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Auckland, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Auckland

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Orewa, Browns Bay Beach, Stockade Hill
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
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Orewa Beach ©
Orewa Beach
Howick Historical Village ©
Howick Historical Village
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Godley Head, take a stroll through Port Hills, then enjoy the sand and surf at Corsair Bay, and finally contemplate the long history of Riccarton House & Bush. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ferrymead Heritage Park, then trek along Taylors Mistake - Awaroa / Godley Head Walk, then stroll through Sumner Beach (Cave Rock), and finally appreciate the history behind Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Christchurch trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Christchurch takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Auckland in April, Christchurch is much colder at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Christchurch

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Riccarton House & Bush ©
Riccarton House & Bush
Port Hills ©
Port Hills
Sumner Beach (Cave Rock) ©
Sumner Beach (Cave Rock)

3
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Get in touch with nature at Third Beach and Sunset Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Liberty Distillery and Vancouver Mysteries. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brassneck Brewery, examine the collection at Stanley Park Nature House, and take an in-depth tour of Roedde House Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vancouver day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Christchurch to Vancouver takes 19 hours. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Christchurch to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Christchurch in April, plan for slightly colder days in Vancouver, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Third Beach ©
Third Beach
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

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