57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 8 nights
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 6 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
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New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 6 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get great views at Petřín, and don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Prague is an approximately 32.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Christchurch to Prague is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Christchurch in November, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Prague: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip tool.

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 7 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and browse the exhibits of Galata Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online visit planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. While traveling from Budapest, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 16:

Athens, Greece

— 8 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Nauplion Promenade, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens day trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Athens by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens. Traveling from Istanbul in November, expect nights in Athens to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 24:

Tel Aviv, Israel

— 6 nights

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Explore Tel Aviv's surroundings by going to The Baha'i Gardens (in Haifa), Somek Estate Winery (in Zichron Yaakov) and Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, take a stroll through Neve Tzedek, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Jerusalem Archaeological Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tel Aviv driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Athens to Tel Aviv by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Athens in November, with highs in Tel Aviv at 28°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Cairo.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 1:

Cairo, Egypt

— 5 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 4th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque-Sabil of Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar, and look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Tel Aviv to Cairo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Cairo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will leave for New Delhi on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:

New Delhi, India

— 2 nights
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and make a trip to India Gate.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi vacation builder site.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to New Delhi takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Cairo to New Delhi. Expect slightly colder evenings in New Delhi when traveling from Cairo in December, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Kathmandu.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:

Kathmandu, Nepal

— 5 nights
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
On the 10th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Make the 12th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. The adventure continues: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kathmandu trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Kathmandu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 0.2 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kathmandu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, things will get a bit cooler in Kathmandu: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 14:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 nights

City of Angels

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Kathmandu to Bangkok in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 1.2 hours. When traveling from Kathmandu in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Bangkok, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:

Hong Kong, China

— 6 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hong Kong: Macau (Kun Iam Temple, Ruins of St. Paul's, &more). Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), step off the mainland to explore Lantau island, and see the interesting displays at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hong Kong day trip tool.

You can fly from Bangkok to Hong Kong in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, bus, and subway. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect Hong Kong to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:

Sydney, Australia

— 3 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Sydney takes 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in December, you will find days in Sydney are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27: