60 days in Asia, South Pacific & South America Itinerary

60 days in Asia, South Pacific & South America Itinerary

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60 days in Asia, South Pacific & South America Itinerary

Start: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Beijing, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h 30 min
7
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h
8
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
9
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
10
Auckland, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
11
Sigatoka, Fiji
— 1 day
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  25 h
12
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
Ferry + Fly:  31 h
13
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
14
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  17 h
End: Birmingham, United Kingdom

3
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Get some cultural insight at Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). The Palace Museum and Beijing Ancient Architecture Museum Xiannongtan Temple will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, and examine the collection at National Museum Of China.

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Birmingham, UK to Beijing is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Beijing is 8 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in February, plan for little chillier nights in Beijing, with lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Temple of Heaven ©
Temple of Heaven
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

2
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tokyo National Museum and Sensō-ji. You'll explore and learn at Edo-Tokyo Museum and Ghibli Museum Mitaka. Venture out of the city with trips to Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple & Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine). There's more to do: wander the streets of Odaiba and appreciate the extensive heritage of Imperial Palace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo road trip tool .

You can fly from Beijing to Tokyo in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beijing to Tokyo. In February, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Beijing - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamakura, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple

5
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Get some cultural insight at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Popular historic sites such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Ryoanji Temple are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Osaka Castle (in Osaka) and Onitakeinari Shrine (in Fukuchiyama). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, wander the streets of Gion, appreciate the extensive heritage of Katsura Imperial Villa, and go for a walk through Arashiyama.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kyoto online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Osaka Castle, Onitakeinari Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Cotic, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, then get to know the fascinating history of March Gallery, and finally browse the exhibits of Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

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Getting from Kyoto to Hoi An by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Kyoto in February, expect Hoi An to be much hotter, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Cotic ©
Cotic
March Gallery ©
March Gallery

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.
Appreciate the collections at Angkor National Museum and Cambodia Landmine Museum. Get some cultural insight at Ta Prohm and Bayon Temple. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and brush up on your military savvy at War Museum Cambodia.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap road trip planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Siem Reap by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hoi An in February: highs in Siem Reap hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Highlights from your plan
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
The Grand Palace and Historic City of Ayutthaya are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Jim Thompson House and Vimanmek Mansion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ban Pong Wanwan (in Ban Pong) and Wat Mahathat (in Ayutthaya). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

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Getting from Siem Reap to Bangkok by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Ban Pong Wanwan
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Popular historic sites such as Tanah Lot Temple and Mengening Temple are in your itinerary. Visit Nusa Dua Beach and Pantai Sanur for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu), Elephant Safari Park (in Tegalalang) and Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and kick back and relax at Pandawa Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ubud online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Ubud in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Ubud. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denpasar, Tampaksiring, Uluwatu Temple, Mason Elephant Park, Tanah Lot Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple

4
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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Manly Beach, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ubud to Sydney takes 12 hours. Traveling from Ubud to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ubud in March, with highs in Sydney at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Congwong Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

5
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Let the collections at Athol Art Gallery and Craft Keepers capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alan Waters Art Gallery and Cromwell Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queenstown: Bannockburn (Mt Difficulty Wines Cellar Door, Domain Road Vineyard, & more), Cromwell (marie velenski & Cheeki Cherries) and Kawarau Suspension Bridge (in Gibbston). On the 12th (Thu), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. On the 11th (Wed), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park, do a tasting at Stoneridge Estate & Bald Hills Cellar Door, view the masterpieces at Queenstown Arts Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Arrowtown Chinese Settlement.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Queenstown online road trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Queenstown by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Cromwell, Arrowtown, Athol Art Gallery, Hollyford Track, Craft Keepers
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Kiwi Birdlife Park ©
Kiwi Birdlife Park
Athol Art Gallery ©
Athol Art Gallery

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Matarangi Beach and Auckland Museum. Relax by the water at Whangapoua Beach and New Chums Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Auckland: Cooks Beach (Purangi Estate Limited & Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve), Hahei Beach Walk (in Hahei) and Otama Beach (in Kuaotunu). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity, examine the collection at New Zealand Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Cheltenham Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Browns Bay Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Auckland road trip planning site .

Fly from Queenstown to Auckland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In March, daily temperatures in Auckland can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whitianga, Whangapoua, Otama Beach, Hahei Beach Walk, Cheltenham Beach
Highlights from your plan
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Matarangi Beach ©
Matarangi Beach
Whangapoua Beach ©
Whangapoua Beach

1
day
Sigatoka, Fiji

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Vatukarasa Village, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Auckland to Sigatoka in 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Auckland in March; daily highs in Sigatoka reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Vatukarasa Village ©
Vatukarasa Village
Spas

3
nights
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tupitipiti Point and White Valley. Spend the 22nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bora Bora Turtle Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Alain Despert, and kick back and relax at Matira Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bora Bora road trip website .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Sigatoka to Bora Bora in 25 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sigatoka to Bora Bora is minus 22 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Tupitipiti Point ©
Tupitipiti Point

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo de los Ninos. Get some historical perspective at Plaza de Mayo and La Boca. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, shop like a local with Palermo, try your luck at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, and examine the collection at Museo Evita.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Bora Bora to Buenos Aires with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Tahiti Time to Argentine Time is 7 hours. In March in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

4
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Visit Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Grumari. Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Imperial Museum in Petropolis, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and explore and take pictures at Maracanã.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro road trip planning website .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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