60 days in Asia, South Pacific & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia, South Pacific & Africa Itinerary

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1
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
3
Coron, Philippines
— 5 nights
4
Hamilton, New Zealand
— 3 nights
5
Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
— 2 nights
6
Taupo, New Zealand
— 7 nights
7
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
— 1 night
8
Franz Josef, New Zealand
— 4 nights
9
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
— 1 night
10
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 6 nights
11
Te Anau, New Zealand
— 6 nights
12
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 5 nights
13
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
14
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Baphuon Temple. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at Angkor National Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap route planner.

Paris, France to Siem Reap is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Siem Reap reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Photography Tours
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, paddle through the water with Countryside Adventures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City travel route planner.

Fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

5
nights
Coron, Philippines

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mt Tapyas and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Garden, step off the mainland to explore Malcapuya Island, and don't miss a visit to Lusong Gunboat Wreck.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Coron visit planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Coron by flight takes about 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Coron due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hamilton.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
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Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Mt Tapyas ©
Mt Tapyas
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Hamilton, New Zealand

Hamilton ©
On the banks of the Waikato River lies Hamilton, a pretty, active city on North Island.
Step off the beaten path and head to Government Gardens and Kuirau Park. Get out of town with these interesting Hamilton side-trips: Bridal Veil Falls (in Raglan), Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera) and Rotorua (Bibleworld Musuem & Discovery Centre, Lake Rotorua, &more). There's more to do: stroll around Hamilton Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hamilton trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coron to Hamilton. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Coron to Hamilton due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Waitomo Caves.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rotorua, Bridal Veil Falls, Hobbiton Movie Set
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
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Hamilton Gardens ©
Hamilton Gardens
Government Gardens ©
Government Gardens
Kuirau Park ©
Kuirau Park

2
nights
Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

Waitomo Caves ©
Head deep beneath the surface of the earth at Waitomo Caves, a village and cave system that draws both extreme sports enthusiasts and those wanting something a little more relaxed.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours, thenHead underground at Ruakuri Cave, thenHead underground at Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and finally trek along Ruakuri Walk. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Mangapohue Natural Bridge Walk, take in the dramatic scenery at Marakopa Falls, head outdoors with Waitomo Clay Birds, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Footwhistle Glowworm Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Caveworld.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Waitomo Caves travel planning site.

You can drive from Hamilton to Waitomo Caves in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Taupo.

Things to do in Waitomo Caves

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves ©
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
River Rafting & Tubing
Marakopa Falls ©
Marakopa Falls

7
nights
Taupo, New Zealand

The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taupo: Marine Parade (in Napier), Rotorua (Lady Knox Geyser, Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village, &more) and Tongariro National Park (Tongariro Alpine Crossing & Horsemtrails). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Aratiatia Rapids, witness a stunning natural landmark at Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave, push the limits with an extreme tour, and have fun at Clay Break Taupo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Taupo journey builder tool.

Drive from Waitomo Caves to Taupo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanmer Springs.

Things to do in Taupo

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Rotorua, Napier, Tongariro National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 4:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Wine Tours & Tastings
Aratiatia Rapids ©
Aratiatia Rapids

1
night
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

Hanmer Springs ©
Action and relaxation are the reasons that most people head to Hanmer Springs, where natural thermal pools bubble among dramatic alpine surroundings.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Hanmer Forest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Conical Hill, and then take in the natural beauty of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hanmer Springs journey builder tool.

You can fly from Taupo to Hanmer Springs in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Franz Josef.

Things to do in Hanmer Springs

Nature Parks Spas
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa ©
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa
Hanmer Forest ©
Hanmer Forest

4
nights
Franz Josef, New Zealand

Franz Josef ©
Located in the World Heritage Site that is home to its eponymous glacier, the town of Franz Josef provides a comfortable and welcoming rest spot for adventurers after a long day out on the ice.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hooker Valley Track and Hokitika Gorge Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Franz Josef side-trips: Fox Glacier (Moraine Walk, Minnehaha Walk, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Franz Josef Glacier, stroll through Peters Pool Walk, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and stop by ReflectioNZ Gifts & Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Franz Josef travel route builder.

Getting from Hanmer Springs to Franz Josef by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lake Tekapo.

Things to do in Franz Josef

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Fox Glacier, Hooker Valley Track, Hokitika Gorge Walk
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:
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Franz Josef Glacier ©
Franz Josef Glacier
Hooker Valley Track ©
Hooker Valley Track
Hokitika Gorge Walk ©
Hokitika Gorge Walk

1
night
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo
Located in a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve, Lake Tekapo offers evenings of stargazing and days of long walks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Mount John University Observatory, thentake an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, thenexplore the activities along Lake Tekapo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Good Shepherd.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lake Tekapo visit site.

Drive from Franz Josef to Lake Tekapo in 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Queenstown.

Things to do in Lake Tekapo

Nature Parks Tours
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Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo
Helicopter Tours
The Church of the Good Shepherd ©
The Church of the Good Shepherd

6
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glenorchy-Queenstown Road and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Queenstown: Wanaka (Lake Wanaka & Wanaka). There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Coronet Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown online route maker.

Traveling by car from Lake Tekapo to Queenstown takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wanaka
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 16:
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Zipline
Glenorchy-Queenstown Road ©
Glenorchy-Queenstown Road
Queenstown Gardens ©
Queenstown Gardens

6
nights
Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Te Anau Glowworm Caves and Fiordland Vintage Machinery Museum. On the 19th (Tue), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. On the 20th (Wed), hike the day away at Dusky Track. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through The Chasm Walk, trek along Kepler Track, contemplate the waterfront views at Doubtful Sound, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ivan Wilson Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Te Anau trip builder website.

You can take a bus from Queenstown to Te Anau in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Fiordland National Park
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Te Anau Glowworm Caves ©
Te Anau Glowworm Caves
The Chasm Walk ©
The Chasm Walk

5
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Explore hidden gems such as Black River Gorges National Park and Chamarel Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Flic En Flac side-trips: Le Morne Brabant (in Le Morne), Chamarel (Curious Corner of Chamarel & Ebony Forest Reserve) and La Vanille Nature Park (in Riviere des Anguilles). There's much more to do: stroll through Le Morne Beach, step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Flic En Flac day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Te Anau to Flic En Flac with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Mauritius Standard Time (MUT) is minus 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Chamarel, Port Louis, Scuba & Snorkeling, Le Morne Brabant
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:
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Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parasailing & Paragliding and Domaine Du Cafe Grille. Explore Saint-Leu's surroundings by going to Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose), Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit) and La Roche Merveilleuse (in Cilaos). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Maido, Head underground at Trou du Souffleur, and meet the residents at Kelonia.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Leu trip maker tool.

You can fly from Flic En Flac to Saint-Leu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Saint-Leu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre, Trois Roches, Pas de Bellecombe, Maido, Piton de Fournaise
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 3:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

4
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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anse Georgette and Cote d’Or Beach. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Glacis Noir, explore the galleries of Galerie Passerose, and view the masterpieces at Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island trip planner.

Fly from Saint-Leu to Praslin Island in 9 hours. In December, daytime highs in Praslin Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Cote d’Or Beach ©
Cote d’Or Beach

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