14 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

14 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
1
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
3
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Brett Whiteley Studio and Hyde Park Barracks will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: stop by Sydney Fish Market, admire the landmark architecture of Queen Victoria Building, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Sydney are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally look for gifts at Ninh Khuong Hand Embroidery.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City takes 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Ho Chi Minh City: highs are around 40°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

3
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Cotic. Head to Rubin Cloth Shop and Central Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the wide array of goods at Ginkgo T-Shirts Store Le Loi.

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Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, expect nights in Hoi An to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

2
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.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and finally stop by Ashi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and finally see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip itinerary app.

Getting from Hoi An to Siem Reap by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hoi An in March, expect nights in Siem Reap to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Relax by the water at Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Patong Inn Art and The Phuket Gallery. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, stop by Prince Fashion, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

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

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Patong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Patong, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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