36 days in Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Cairns, Australia
— 2 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 1 day
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Gold Coast, Australia
— 3 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 8 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 5 nights
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia
— 7 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
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Tokyo, Japan — 4 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kobuntei and Sumida Park. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Funabashi Andersen Park (in Funabashi), Tokiwadaira Cherry Blossom Promenade (in Matsudo) and Mito (Tokiwa Shrine, Kodokan Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Roppongi Sakurazaka, explore the activities along Mizube no Sampomichi, explore the world behind art at 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT, and contemplate the long history of Hozomon.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tokyo online driving holiday planner.

Cork, Ireland to Tokyo is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Cork to Tokyo, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cork in March: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to Cairns.
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Cairns, Australia — 2 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, then view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, then admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then take in the pleasant sights at Red Arrow Walk, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns route maker site.

You can fly from Tokyo to Cairns in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tokyo in March, things will get much hotter in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 1 day

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at UQ Lakes, snap pictures at Goodwill Bridge, then take in the views from Kurilpa Bridge, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Queensland.

Use Klarna Trips's suggestions to plan your Brisbane trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Cairns to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in March: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.
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Gold Coast, Australia — 3 nights

A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Greenmount Beach and Purling Brook Falls. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Federation Walk Coastal Reserve, appreciate the history behind Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, find something for the whole family at Sling Shot Gold Coast, and admire the engineering at Hinze Dam.

Use Klarna Trips's suggestions to plan your Gold Coast trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 8 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wanda Beach and University of Sydney. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Q Station Manly - History Experience, kick back and relax at Camp Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dee Why Beach, and take in the views from Pyrmont Bridge.

To plan Sydney vacation without wasting time, ask Klarna Trips to design an itinerary.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Perth.
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Perth, Australia — 5 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Silver Sands Beach and Forge Farm Riding School. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Olive Farm Wines (in Millendon), West Coast Honey (in Gingin) and Yanchep Lagoon Beach (in Yanchep). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Sir James Mitchell Park, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Bather's Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Leighton Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perth day trip app.

Getting from Sydney to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect nights in Perth to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Nusa Dua.
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia — 7 nights

A trip to Nusa Dua offers a chance to enjoy sandy beaches and an 18-hole golf course.
Explore hidden gems such as Geger Sawangan Beach and Museum PASIFIKA. Spend the 11th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: walk around Gunung Payung Cultural Park, tee off at Bali National Golf Club, kick back and relax at Mengiat Beach, and stroll through Gunung Payung Beach.

Start your trip to Nusa Dua by creating a personalized itinerary on Klarna Trips.

You can fly from Perth to Nusa Dua in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Perth in April, expect nights in Nusa Dua to be much warmer, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore — 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Intan and Esplanade Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from ION Sky, buy something for everyone on your list at Raffles City, take in nature's colorful creations at Orchid Garden & Koi Pond, and examine the collection at Singapore City Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore vacation website.

You can fly from Nusa Dua to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In April in Singapore, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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Bali travel guide

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World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.
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