57 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

57 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Nadi International Airport, Drive to Sigatoka
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Sigatoka, Fiji
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Canberra, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Gold Coast, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry to Sanur, Taxi to Nusa Dua
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Da Lat, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Bus
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 7 nights
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Sigatoka, Fiji

— 3 nights
Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Momi Battery Historical Park and Tavuni Hill Fort. Get in touch with nature at Off-Road Cave Safari and Naihehe Caves. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natadola Beach, and tee off at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sigatoka trip maker tool.

Exeter, UK to Sigatoka is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to Sigatoka is 12 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sigatoka can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nadi.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

Nadi, Fiji

— 3 nights
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Escape the urban bustle at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool and Scuba & Snorkeling. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Subar Maniya. When in Nadi, make a side trip to see Saweni beach in Lautoka, approximately Lautoka away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Turtle Airways, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nadi trip planner.

You can drive from Sigatoka to Nadi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Nadi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

Sydney, Australia

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blue Mountains and Kiama Blowhole. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mary's Cathedral and Nan Tien Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba (Echo Point Lookout & The Three Sisters), Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and get outside with Watsons Bay.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Sydney takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Nadi to Sydney, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nadi in September, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

Canberra, Australia

— 4 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Floriade and Lake Burley Griffin. Step off the beaten path and head to National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Australia. And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Old Parliament House, find something for the whole family at Cockington Green, get curious at Questacon, and meet the residents at National Zoo and Aquarium.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Canberra trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Canberra reach 20°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Melbourne, Australia

— 5 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Wildlife Coast Cruises and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Castlemaine Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Ballarat (Sovereign Hill & Ballarat Botanical Gardens), Spas (in Daylesford) and Bendigo (Central Deborah Gold Mine & Bendigo Art Gallery). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip builder website.

Fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Melbourne, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:

Gold Coast, Australia

— 4 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Byron Walking Track and Whales In Paradise. Visiting Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Cape Byron Lighthouse (in Byron Bay) and Brisbane (Roma Street Parkland, The Brisbane River, &more). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurrawa Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip planning app.

Fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Gold Coast at 29°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:

Cairns, Australia

— 6 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Daintree National Park and Agincourt Reef. Discover out-of-the-way places like Birdworld Kuranda and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

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You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gold Coast in October, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 14:

Ubud, Indonesia

— 5 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get some cultural insight at Taman Ayun Temple and Mount Kawi. Popular historic sites such as Ujung Water Palace and Saraswati Temple are in your itinerary. Explore Ubud's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai), Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple (in Sebatu) and Tabanan (Jatiluwih Green Land, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, &more). On the 17th (Sun), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk, admire all the interesting features of Taman Tirtagangga, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ubud trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Ubud takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairns to Ubud. Traveling from Cairns in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ubud, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Ubud

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

— 1 night
The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
On the 20th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then stroll through Devil's Tears.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nusa Lembongan trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ubud to Nusa Lembongan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Nusa Lembongan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Dua.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Wildlife · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia

— 3 nights
A trip to Nusa Dua offers a chance to enjoy sandy beaches and an 18-hole golf course.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum PASIFIKA and Off-Road Tours. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Nusa Dua Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nusa Dua travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nusa Lembongan to Nusa Dua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nusa Dua

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:

Da Lat, Vietnam

— 2 nights

City of a Thousand Flowers

While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Vien Truc Lam, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Da Lat trip planner.

You can fly from Nusa Dua to Da Lat in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:

Nha Trang, Vietnam

— 2 nights
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Nha Trang Beach, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Nui, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang day trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 4 nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Mỹ Sơn. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Da Nang (My Khe Beach, Dragon Bridge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Yaly Couture, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An road trip planning tool.

Fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:

Hue, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, and then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hue holiday planning website.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Hue

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Singapore, Singapore

— 7 nights

Lion City

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 Battlebox and City Scoot. Get a sense of the local culture at The Helix Bridge and National Museum of Singapore. Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's Cathedral, examine the collection at Peranakan Museum, and browse the exhibits of National Gallery Singapore.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Singapore visit planner.

You can fly from Hue to Singapore in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Singapore Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hue in November, with highs in Singapore at 37°C and lows at 29°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 9:

Fiji travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Outdoor Activities
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.

Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.