51 days in Asia, South Pacific & United States Itinerary

51 days in Asia, South Pacific & United States Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
2
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
3
Brisbane, Australia
— 15 nights
4
Cairns, Australia
— 1 night
5
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
6
Auckland, New Zealand
— 10 nights
7
Wellington, New Zealand
— 1 night
8
Picton, New Zealand
— 3 nights
9
Christchurch, New Zealand
— 1 night
10
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 day
11
Avarua, Cook Islands
— 3 nights
12
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 3 nights
13
Muri, Cook Islands
— Few hours
14
Los Angeles, United States
— 1 day

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like MacRitchie Nature Trail and The Helix Bridge. Visiting East Coast Park and Singapore River will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Battlebox, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, visit Chinatown, and get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Singapore trip itinerary app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Singapore is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Zurich to Singapore. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Zurich in October, with highs in Singapore at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail
East Coast Park ©
East Coast Park
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

2
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muriwai Gannet Colony and Brick Bay Sculpture Trail. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Browns Bay Beach and Orewa Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Auckland: Matakana (Matakana War Memorial & Matakana Beach Outfitters), Snells Beach (in Warkworth) and Karekare Falls (in Karekare). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bethells Beach, learn about winemaking at Villa Maria Auckland Winery, look for gifts at Pauanesia, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Eden.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Auckland driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Auckland takes 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Singapore to Auckland. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: high temperatures in Auckland hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Matakana, Villa Maria Auckland Winery, Browns Bay Beach, Snells Beach, Orewa Beach
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Browns Bay Beach ©
Browns Bay Beach
Orewa Beach ©
Orewa Beach

15
nights
Brisbane, Australia

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mooloolaba Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get in touch with nature at Mount Coolum and Kondalilla Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Caloundra (Dicky Beach, Bulcock Beach, &more), Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim) and Bribie Island (Bongaree Beach, Red Beach, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Maroochydore Beach, stroll through Marcoola Beach, take a stroll through Queen Street Mall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Brisbane takes 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Brisbane is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in October, expect nights in Brisbane to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bribie Island, Toowoomba, Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Tamborine Mountain
Find places to stay Oct 19 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, look for all kinds of wild species at Cattana Wetlands, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cairns attractions planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Brisbane - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Crystal Cascades, Cattana Wetlands, Red Arrow Walk
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cascades ©
Crystal Cascades
Cattana Wetlands ©
Cattana Wetlands
Red Arrow Walk ©
Red Arrow Walk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): listen to music at Sydney Opera House. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, and finally stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online travel route planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in November, things will get little chillier in Sydney: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Auckland.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Wentworth Falls, Bilpin Cider Company, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
Take a break from the city and head to Rangitoto Island and Mangawhai Walkway. Explore hidden gems such as Climbing Tours and Ponsonby. Get out of town with these interesting Auckland side-trips: Warkworth (Horse Riding Warkworth, Goat Island Marine Reserve, &more), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Mangawhai) and Nikau Cave (in Waikaretu). See some other sides of Auckland: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wild on Waiheke, learn about winemaking at Kennedy Point Vineyard, explore the landscape on two wheels at Woodhill Mountain Bike Park, and don't miss a visit to SkyTower.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Auckland using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Auckland takes 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Auckland is 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect nights in Auckland to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Waiheke Island, Warkworth, Auckland Region, Mangawhai, Woodhill Mountain Bike Park
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Tawharanui Regional Park ©
Tawharanui Regional Park
Rangitoto Island ©
Rangitoto Island
Wild on Waiheke ©
Wild on Waiheke

1
night
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington
Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wellington online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Wellington takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Wellington when traveling from Auckland in November, with lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Picton.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:

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Picton, New Zealand

Picton ©
Take photo after stunning photo in Picton, the gateway to South Island.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Tirohanga Track, do a tasting at Nautilus Estate, see the interesting displays at The National Whale Centre, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get outside with Sounds Air.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Picton trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wellington to Picton takes 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Christchurch.

Things to do in Picton

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Renwick
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Marlborough Sounds ©
Marlborough Sounds
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll around Groynes, take in the dramatic natural features at Sumner Beach (Cave Rock), thenwander the streets of Port Hills, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Corsair Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Christchurch trip planner.

Fly from Picton to Christchurch in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Picton in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Christchurch, with lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Auckland.

Things to do in Christchurch

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Sumner Beach (Cave Rock) ©
Sumner Beach (Cave Rock)
Port Hills ©
Port Hills
Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial ©
Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stroll through Mission Bay Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Takapuna Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Auckland trip planning app.

Getting from Christchurch to Auckland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Christchurch in November, Auckland is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Avarua.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Mission Bay Beach ©
Mission Bay Beach

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Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
Take a break from the city and head to Black Rock Beach and Rarotonga Golf Club. Discover out-of-the-way places like Te Rua Manga (The Needle) and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Punanga Nui, take an in-depth tour of Cook Islands Library & Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cook Island Christian Church (CICC).

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Avarua online trip planner.

You can fly from Auckland to Avarua in 8 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Cook Islands Standard Time, which is usually a -22 hour difference. In November, Avarua is somewhat warmer than Auckland - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Avarua

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rarotonga, Arorangi
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Rarotonga Golf Club ©
Rarotonga Golf Club
Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) ©
Cook Island Christian Church (CICC)
Te Rua Manga (The Needle) ©
Te Rua Manga (The Needle)

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Get outdoors at Aitutaki Lagoon and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like One Foot Island and Mount Maungapu. There's lots more to do: stroll through O'otu Beach, look for gifts at T & S Artworx, get outside with Akaiami, and admire the natural beauty at Aitutaki Secret Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Aitutaki trip builder app.

Fly from Avarua to Aitutaki in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Muri.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
One Foot Island ©
One Foot Island
O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach

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hours
Muri, Cook Islands

Muri
Raratonga's lagoon measures widest and deepest around Muri, attracting large numbers of tourists to swim, snorkel, dive, and boat in the turquoise water filled with tropical sea life.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Muri trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Aitutaki to Muri with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Muri can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Muri

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Redondo Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

Start your trip to Los Angeles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Muri to Los Angeles with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Muri to Los Angeles is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Muri in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Redondo Beach
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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