23 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

23 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Start: Wellington, New Zealand
Fly:  1 h 30 min
1
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 30 min
2
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Chanthaburi, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Battambang, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Chau Doc, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Can Tho, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Wellington, New Zealand

1
night
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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Auckland vacation planner.

Wellington to Auckland is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Wellington in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Auckland, with lows around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bangkok.

Things to do in Auckland

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

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes CRU Champagne Bar as well as Belle's Room. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and stroll around Lumpini Park.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Bangkok tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Auckland to Bangkok in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Bangkok is minus 5 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
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Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Chanthaburi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Belle's Room ©
Belle's Room
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine) ©
Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)

1
night
Chanthaburi, Thailand

Chanthaburi
A small town on the east coast of Thailand and the capital of the eponymous province, Chanthaburi offers an interesting cultural and architectural mix due to Chinese and Vietnamese settlement and the French occupation that took place between 1893 and 1905.
To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chanthaburi tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bangkok to Chanthaburi in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Chanthaburi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Battambang.

Things to do in Chanthaburi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 24:

2
nights
Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang ©
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Wat Banan Temple and then explore the fascinating underground world of Battambang Bat Caves.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Battambang road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Chanthaburi to Battambang takes 3 hours. When traveling from Chanthaburi in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Battambang: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Battambang

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Battambang Bat Caves ©
Battambang Bat Caves
Food Tours
Spas

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.
Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pub Street, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, stroll through Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Siem Reap driving holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Battambang to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Battambang in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Siem Reap, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Thom ©
Angkor Thom

3
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, look for gifts at A.N.D, and have fun at Cambodia Fire Range.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh trip planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chau Doc.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

2
nights
Chau Doc, Vietnam

Chau Doc ©
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chau Doc road trip site.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc in 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Chau Doc are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll set off for Can Tho on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Chau Doc

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Tra Su Bird Sanctuary ©
Tra Su Bird Sanctuary
Chau Doc Food Market ©
Chau Doc Food Market

2
nights
Can Tho, Vietnam

Can Tho ©
The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then make a trip to Quang Duc Pagoda, then look for gifts at Phong Dien Floating Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Binh Thuy ancient house.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Can Tho road trip site.

Drive from Chau Doc to Can Tho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Can Tho are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Can Tho

Museums Spas Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Tarot ©
Museum of Tarot
Ong Temple ©
Ong Temple
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam ©
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam

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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: admire the striking features of Central Post Office, put a fun spin on your tour with Let Me Out, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ho Chi Minh City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. February in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office
Spas

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