31 days in Asia & Oceania Itinerary

31 days in Asia & Oceania Itinerary

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Start: Birmingham, United Kingdom
+3
Foot + Fly + Foot + Bus:  23 h 15 min
1
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h 30 min
2
Darwin, Australia
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
3
Port Douglas, Australia
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
5
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
9
Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
10
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  17 h 15 min
End: Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Saraswati Temple. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pura Dalem Ubud, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Discover how to plan a Ubud trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Birmingham, UK to Ubud is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Ubud is 8 hours. While traveling from Birmingham, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Ubud, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Ubud

Tours Outdoors Spas
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

1
night
Darwin, Australia

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, walk around Howard Springs Nature Park, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, see the interesting displays at 1934 Qantas Hangar, then bet on your favorite at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex, then make a trip to Parliament House, and finally appreciate the history behind Darwin Cenotaph.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin road trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Ubud to Darwin in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ubud in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Darwin, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex ©
Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve

3
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and St Mary’s by The Sea chapel. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, head outdoors with Horses in Port, stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas, and get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Darwin to Port Douglas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Darwin in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Mossman
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Peterson Creek Walking Track and Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Yungaburra (Platypus Viewing Platform & The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour) and Mareeba (Jaques Coffee Plantation & Granite Gorge Nature Park). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Figtree Playground, take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands, don't miss a visit to Freshwater Station, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairns online trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Yungaburra, Mareeba, Crystal Cascades
Highlights from your plan
Granite Gorge Nature Park ©
Granite Gorge Nature Park
The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour ©
The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour

1
night
Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, learn about winemaking at Volcanic Hills Winery, then get your game on at OGO Rotorua, then don't miss a visit to Fancy Meow Cat Cafe, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre, relax in the rural setting at aMAZEme, explore the activities along Lake Rotorua, then look for all kinds of wild species at Redwoods Treewalk, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rotorua trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Rotorua takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cairns to Rotorua. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in August: highs in Rotorua hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Horseback Riding Tours
Redwoods Treewalk ©
Redwoods Treewalk
OGO Rotorua ©
OGO Rotorua

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cardrona Alpine Resort and Queenstown Ice Arena. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Coronet Peak, have fun at Break One, have some family-friendly fun at Dark Ride, and contemplate the long history of Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Queenstown attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Queenstown takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Queenstown

Fun & Games Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Old Fashioned Costume Photography, Cardrona Alpine Resort
Highlights from your plan
Break One ©
Break One
Cardrona Alpine  Resort ©
Cardrona Alpine Resort
Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Sydney Observatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take an in-depth tour of Sydney Jewish Museum, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Sydney takes 6 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Queenstown to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Sydney are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Flight Experience Sydney - Flight Simulator ©
Flight Experience Sydney - Flight Simulator
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
On the 12th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Intan, contemplate the long history of Battlebox, then stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): go for a walk through OCBC Skyway, get outside with City Scoot, then have some family-friendly fun at Flight Experience Flight Simulator, then make a trip to Singapore Flyer, and finally snap pictures at The Helix Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Singapore in 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Singapore is minus 1.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Singapore, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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City Scoot ©
City Scoot
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
MacRitchie Nature Trail ©
MacRitchie Nature Trail

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nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get great views at Promthep Cape, then take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, then look for gifts at Harry's Fashion Suits Phuket, and finally kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Patong trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Singapore to Patong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Patong. In August in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Promthep Cape, Banana Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Promthep Cape ©
Promthep Cape
Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, and then see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap journey builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Photography Tours
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), then stop by Rajawongse Clothier, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suthat, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, and finally admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok planning tool.

Getting from Siem Reap to Bangkok by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife
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Rajawongse Clothier ©
Rajawongse Clothier
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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