47 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

47 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver, United States
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Okinawa City, Japan
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
7
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 45 min
8
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
9
Tanna Island, Vanuatu
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
10
Ofu, American Samoa
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
11
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
12
Avarua, Cook Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
14
Maupiti Island, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
15
Maharepa, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
16
Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Fly:  25 h
End: Denver, United States

3
nights
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Gandantegchenling Monastery, get outside with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the history behind Genghis Khan Square, and see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary planning website.

Denver, USA to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Denver to Ulaanbaatar. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in June: high temperatures in Ulaanbaatar hover around 72°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Nature Museums Parks
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia ©
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Tsudoshiroyama Ancient Tomb (in Fujiidera), Jishu Shrine (in Otsu) and Sunset Owl Cafe (in Sennichimae). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, make a trip to Nijo Castle, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

Getting from Ulaanbaatar to Kyoto by combination of flight and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Ulaanbaatar Standard Time (ULAT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ulaanbaatar in June, things will get a bit warmer in Kyoto: highs are around 81°F and lows about 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Tsudoshiroyama Ancient Tomb, Jishu Shrine
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NINJA VR KYOTO ©
NINJA VR KYOTO
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

5
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip website.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

3
nights
Okinawa City, Japan

Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Explore Okinawa City's surroundings by going to Onna-son (Sun Marina Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling), Kise Beach (in Nago) and Motobu-cho (Anchihama & Sesoko Labyrinth). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Umi-Budou henza Farm, take in the exciting artwork at Yomitan Village Traditional Craft Art Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Kamimuyra Brewery, and step into the grandiose world of Katsuren Castle Ruins.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Okinawa City trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Tokyo to Okinawa City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Uruma, Onna-son, Motobu-cho, Yomitan Village Traditional Craft Art Center, Kise Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Sky ©
Blue Sky
Katsuren Castle Ruins ©
Katsuren Castle Ruins

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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Okinawa City to Bangkok with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 2 hours. June in Bangkok sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siem Reap driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bangla Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, get your game on at Rollerball Zorbing Phuket, and look for gifts at Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong vacation builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Siem Reap to Patong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Patong are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping Fun & Games Beaches

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Jungceylon ©
Jungceylon
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Noumea is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Ilot Maitre, explore the landscape on two wheels at Promenade Pierre-Vernier, view the masterpieces at Galerie d'art LEC LEC TIC, and enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Vata Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Noumea driving holiday planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Patong to Noumea. Traveling from Patong to Noumea, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Ilot Maitre ©
Ilot Maitre
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island

2
nights
Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Tanna Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Yasur, then enjoy the sand and surf at Louniel Beach, and then Head underground at Blue Cave.

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Getting from Noumea to Tanna Island by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. July in Tanna Island sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ofu.

Things to do in Tanna Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Mount Yasur ©
Mount Yasur
Blue Cave ©
Blue Cave

2
nights
Ofu, American Samoa

Ofu ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Ofu Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ofu itinerary planner.

Fly from Tanna Island to Ofu in 19 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tanna Island to Ofu is minus 21 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for Aitutaki.

Things to do in Ofu

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ofu Beach ©
Ofu Beach

2
nights
Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): head off the coast to Moturakau, step off the mainland to explore One Foot Island, then head outdoors with Akaiami, and finally look for gifts at T & S Artworx. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at O'otu Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aitutaki Lagoon, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Maungapu.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aitutaki trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Ofu to Aitutaki takes 22.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Avarua.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
One Foot Island ©
One Foot Island
Akaiami ©
Akaiami

2
nights
Avarua, Cook Islands

Avarua ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Muri Lagoon, then sample the tasty concoctions at Matutu Brewery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Titikaveka Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Aroa Marine Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Natua Ukulele and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tikioki Marine Reserve.

You can plan Avarua trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Aitutaki to Avarua takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Avarua can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Avarua

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Rarotonga, Titikaveka Beach, Natua Ukulele
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Highlights from your plan
Muri Lagoon ©
Muri Lagoon
Titikaveka Beach ©
Titikaveka Beach
Natua Ukulele ©
Natua Ukulele

2
nights
Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fautaua. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, then contemplate the long history of Point Venus, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Faarumai Waterfalls.

Find out how to plan Papeete trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Avarua to Papeete in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Avarua in July, expect nights in Papeete to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Maupiti Island.

Things to do in Papeete

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
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Fautaua ©
Fautaua
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls

1
night
Maupiti Island, French Polynesia

Maupiti Island ©
Tropical paradise doesn't get more surreal than on Maupiti Island, a volcano perched on a coral atoll and surrounded by a horseshoe of forested land.
On the 16th (Fri), get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, make a trip to Le Palais de la mer, and then stroll through Tereia Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maupiti Island planner.

Fly from Papeete to Maupiti Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maharepa.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

2
nights
Maharepa, French Polynesia

Maharepa ©
On the 17th (Sat), stop by Eva Perles Pearl Buying, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lagoonarium, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Afareaitu Waterfalls. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Route des Ananas, get great views at Belvedere Lookout, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Magic Mountain.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maharepa trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Maupiti Island to Maharepa in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. In July in Maharepa, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Nuku Hiva.

Things to do in Maharepa

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Moorea, Afareaitu Waterfalls
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Lagoonarium ©
Lagoonarium
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Eva Perles Pearl Buying ©
Eva Perles Pearl Buying

1
night
Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

Nuku Hiva
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Nuku Hiva fast, fun, and easy.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Maharepa to Nuku Hiva in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nuku Hiva

Historic Sites
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Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral

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