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 6-9: 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 9-14: Perth & the wine region
Welcome to Australia! Arrive in Perth on the West Coast and take a road trip down the coast exploring the towns of Bunbury and Margaret River, home to over 120 wine producers and foodie heaven. Sample delicious wines and gourmet fare as you relax into your trip. Final stop is Pemberton and a total change of scenery here, we have booked a stay in a forest retreat overlooking the lake.
Days 14-18: Red Centre
The next highlight on your trip is the ‘Red Centre’ of Australia, home to the most culturally significant site in the country, Uluru. This giant sandstone monolith holds great significance to Aboriginal culture and is located in the heart of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. We’ve included a 5 day package here encompassing Alice Springs, Uluru and Kings Canyon. Your trip includes accommodation in hotels or permanent tents, all transport and experienced guides to ensure you make the most of your time here.
Days 18-25: Great Ocean Road self-drive
Landing in Adelaide, you have the perfect opportunity to explore the magnificent coastlines of South Australia and Victoria with our Great Ocean Road self-drive. With a night in laid back Adelaide first you can head down to Glenelg for a stroll, with a lovely beach and a chilled out vibe this is the perfect introduction to South Australia. Your self-drive takes you all the way to Melbourne stopping in Mount Gambier with its captivating Blue Lake, Port Fairy, a quirky coastal town where you can check out the fisherman unloading their catch and finally to Apollo Bay. Be sure to stop off at the Twelve Apostles and Port Campbell National Park on the way for some fabulous photographs; time your visit around sunset and you will be rewarded! Two nights in Melbourne complete this trip, make sure you head up the Eureka Skydeck for 360 views of the city.
Days 25-29: Cairns Stopover
Your Aussie adventure continues in the tropical north with our Cairns Stopover Package. Spend 4 nights’ in nearby Port Douglas, an hour from Cairns. With its relaxed vibe and long stretches of beach this quintessentially Australian town is the perfect way to enjoy your time here. We have included a boat trip to the Great Barrier Reef, a ‘must-do’ in this region! Snorkel with tropical fish and keep your eyes peeled for reef sharks as you experience the most famous reef on the planet.
Days 29-35: 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.
If you’d like to extend your stay in Australia ever further, we will create the perfect itinerary. Here are some more Australia trip ideas:
Days 35-38: Honolulu Stopover
Your first stop in the USA is Hawaii, we have included a 3 night stopover in Honolulu with accommodation, transfers and a Pearl Harbour Memorial tour. Learn more about the tragic WW2 history of Hawaii before enjoying what it is today, with beautiful beaches and breath-taking scenery you may choose to stay longer here and explore some of the other islands, speak to one of our consultants to tailor your perfect trip.
If you’re interested in exploring a little more of Hawaii, we can plan a longer itinerary to different islands. Here are some more Hawaii trip ideas:
Days 38-41: Los Angeles Stopover
Explore the bright lights of Los Angeles; from the quirky beaches to the star-lined sidewalks of Hollywood on this 4 day, 3 night LA stopover designed to introduce you to the best of what LA has to offer. Check out the famous handprints that are dotted along the street at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and spot your favourite stars on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. Take in the historic side of Los Angeles from the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Cathedral of our Lady and grab a dim sum lunch under the lanterns of Chinatown.
If you would like to explore more of the USA why not check out some of our road trip ideas?