38 days in Asia, South Pacific & Mexico Itinerary

38 days in Asia, South Pacific & Mexico Itinerary

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38 days in Asia, South Pacific & Mexico Itinerary

Start: Tampere, Finland
Fly:  22​h
1
Jeju, South Korea
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 45​min
2
Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Adelaide, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kangaroo Island, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
6
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Auckland, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
8
Mexico City, Mexico
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Tampere, Finland

1
night
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Halla Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at World Liquor Museum, admire the masterpieces at Walart Museum, and then head off the coast to Udo.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeju day trip app .

Tampere, Finland to Jeju is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tampere to Jeju due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Udo ©
Udo

3
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Visit Balangan Beach and Jimbaran Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Taman Ayun Temple. Explore Kuta's surroundings by going to Denpasar (River Rafting & Tubing & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Pandawa Beach and stop by Uluwatu Balinese Lace Boutique.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kuta trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Jeju to Kuta takes 13 hours. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May in Kuta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denpasar, Jimbaran Beach, Nusa Dua Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Taman Ayun Temple
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Balangan Beach ©
Balangan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Taman Ayun Temple ©
Taman Ayun Temple

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple and Neka Art Museum. Ulun Danu Bratan Temple and Tirta Empul Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Ubud with an excursion to Mt Batur in Kintamani--about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 31st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Sisi Pengosekan, go for a walk through Campuhan Ridge Walk, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Temple.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ubud trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kuta to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Ubud sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Ubud

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mt Batur, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Tirta Empul Temple
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
Saraswati Temple ©
Saraswati Temple

3
nights
Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cleland Wildlife Park and Wine Tours & Tastings. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Adelaide Oval and South Australian Museum. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and steep yourself in history at Flinders Street Baptist Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Adelaide online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Adelaide takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Ubud in June, with highs in Adelaide at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Kangaroo Island, Australia

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get some cultural insight at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse and Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum. Head to Kangaroo Island Gallery and Fine Art Kangaroo Islandfor some retail therapy. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch and look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island vacation maker site .

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wanaka and Zipline. Do your shopping at Artbay Gallery and Old Fashioned Costume Photography. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queenstown: Milford Sound (in Te Anau) and Wanaka (Lake Wanaka & Helicopter Tours). On the 11th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Coronet Peak. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Arrowtown Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Queenstown Garden.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Queenstown trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Queenstown in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Queenstown due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wanaka, Arrowtown, Milford Sound
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Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak
Wanaka ©
Wanaka
Helicopter Tours

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Auckland Museum and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Bring the kids along to Piha Beach and Auckland Zoo. Get out of town with these interesting Auckland side-trips: Whitianga (Stu's Wild Pig Farm & The Lost Spring), Sculptureum (in Matakana) and Cathedral Cove Walk (in Hahei). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Tiritiri Matangi Island, explore the activities along Devonport, and contemplate the geological forces at Rangitoto Island.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Auckland travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Auckland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Whitianga, Cathedral Cove Walk, Piha Beach, Sculptureum
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Piha Beach ©
Piha Beach
Sculptureum ©
Sculptureum
Cathedral Cove Walk ©
Cathedral Cove Walk

2
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, then make a trip to Paseo de la Reforma, then see the interesting displays at Museo Soumaya, and finally wander the streets of Coyoacan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), see the interesting displays at Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion, and then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Postal.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip planning app .

You can fly from Auckland to Mexico City in 20.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Auckland to Mexico City. When traveling from Auckland in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Mexico City, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion ©
Palacio Postal
Palacio Postal
Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©
Historic Center (Centro Historico)

4
nights
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Playa Xpuha and Paradise Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Playa del Carmen: Playa Delfines (in Cancun) and Gran Cenote (in Tulum). There's much more to do: Head underground at Cenote Chaak Tun, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church, and look for gifts at La 5ta Hacienda.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Playa del Carmen trip planner .

Fly from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in June; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tulum, Scuba & Snorkeling, La Playa Xpuha, Playa Delfines
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Fishing Charters & Tours
La Playa Xpuha ©
La Playa Xpuha

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