Day 1: Depart UK
Depart the UK from your chosen airport.
Days 2-5: Dubai stopover
Your first stop is the United Arab Emirates and the popular hub of Dubai, where we’ve included our Dubai Stopover with 3 nights’ accommodation, private transfers and a desert safari adventure complete with traditional Arabian welcome, 3 course BBQ dinner and even a camel ride if you wish! Relax on the beach or hit the shops, make sure to keep some luggage space for the rest of your adventure though!
Days 5-8: Singapore stopover
We’ve included our Singapore stopover package which includes 3 nights’ accommodation, airport transfers airport and a half-day city tour. In the evening, we recommend you head down to Marina Bay to see the stunning light shows that light up the sky. Why not book an afternoon tea at the iconic Raffles Hotel, or head up to the Long Bar to enjoy a Singapore Sling in the bar where it was created?
Days 8-11: Hong Kong Stopover
Explore the diverse city of Hong Kong with our 4 day stopover package. To make things easy, we've included 3 nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers and the iconic 'Symphony of Lights' cruise. So whether you plan to shop in the malls or markets, stroll through the streets that are brightly lit by neon signs, or take the Peak Tram up to Mt Victoria for panoramic views over the city's tallest towers - you'll find this tour offers everything you need to enjoy this Asian city.
Days 11-17: Sydney, Blue Mountains & Hunter Valley
Heading over to New South Wales, our 7 day Sydney, Blue Mountains & Hunter Valley self-drive gives you 4 days to explore the iconic city of Sydney before taking a short self-drive adventure into the Blue Mountains and the Hunter Valley. With the freedom to explore at your own pace, you’ll cover 3 of the main highlights in this region.
Explore this vibrant city and don’t miss Darling Harbour, Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach. After a few days, pick up your hire car and head into the Blue Mountains, so-named for the bluish haze that blankets the hills from the many eucalyptus trees. From here, visit the wineries of the Hunter Valley for a day’s wine tasting in this well-known wine region.
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Days 17-25: New Zealand wine trail
Your self-drive adventure along New Zealand’s wine trail begins with a stay in Auckland before introducing you to the cultural heart of New Zealand. You’ll pass through Rotorua (home of the Hangi feast) before reaching Napier and Hawke’s Bay, an area renowned for its gourmet food, world-class wineries and art-deco architecture. Journey on to the Wairarpa wine region with its lush landscapes and charming boutique wineries. Continuing to the Marlborough Region at the tip of the South Island, where you’ll encounter yet more spectacular scenery and arguably the best wineries in all of New Zealand. Enjoy local wines and sumptuous seafood on your relaxing cruise through the Sounds. Finally, you’ll head down to Blenheim through a rich patchwork of farming land to reach the capital of South Island, Christchurch, to end your New Zealand road trip.
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Days 25-31: Fiji in Luxury: Tokoriki Island escape with scenic flight
Now for the touch of luxury to your stay, and what better place to enjoy this but the South Pacific paradise of Fiji! You have 6 nights on the spectacular island resort of Tokoriki with our Fiji in Luxury package, arrive in style with a helicopter ride out to the island, this doubles as a scenic flight as you fly over crystal clear waters and stunning corals. Once there you can sit back and relax, you’ll need it after all your exploring! A helicopter will also take you back to the mainland ready for your onward journey.
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Days 31-40: Self-drive USA: San Francisco to Los Angeles
Welcome to the USA! You will arrive into San Francisco ready to start your self-drive adventure, spend your first few days in San Francisco, cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge, head down to Fisherman’s Wharf and enjoy a full day trip into Napa Valley for some more wine tasting. Your drive down the coast takes you through Carmel and Monterey before ending your trip in Los Angeles. Stroll down Hollywood Boulevard or browse through the boutiques on Rodeo Drive for a last minute splurge before heading home.