18 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

18 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Fly
1
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Train
3
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Fly to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Drive to Beau Champ
4
Beau Champ, Mauritius
— Few hours
Drive
5
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— Few hours
Fly
7
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Male, Maldives
— 3 nights
Ferry to Male, Fly to Kochi

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Kathmandu, Nepal

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamchen Lhakhang Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kathmandu driving holiday planner.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Kathmandu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Kathmandu is 0.2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in April: highs in Kathmandu hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Kathmandu

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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Religious Site
Boudhanath Stupa
4.6

2
nights
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Royal Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kandy trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kathmandu to Kandy by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 0.2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kandy Lake ©
Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

2
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Colombo, Sri Lanka

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, stroll around Galle Face Green, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Colombo tour planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kandy to Colombo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Colombo can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Beau Champ.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Safari
Safaris
4.8

few
hours
Beau Champ, Mauritius

On the 22nd (Thu), admire the sheer force of Grand River South East Waterfalls and then head off the coast to Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Beau Champ trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Colombo to Beau Champ. Traveling from Colombo to Beau Champ, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colombo in April, expect Beau Champ to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Beau Champ

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of La Vallee des Couleurs and then trek along Ebony Forest Reserve. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Curious Corner of Chamarel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, and finally stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chamarel journey planner.

Getting from Beau Champ to Chamarel by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Chamarel Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Chamarel Waterfall
4.2

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Grand Baie, Mauritius

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Baie journey maker tool.

Getting from Chamarel to Grand Baie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Nosy Be, Madagascar

Perfume Island

The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, and stroll through Lokobe Nature Special Reserve.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nosy Be trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Grand Baie to Nosy Be in 13 hours. Traveling from Grand Baie to Nosy Be, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Nosy Sakatia ©
Island
Nosy Sakatia
4.7
©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Ambaro Ranch ©
Equestrian Trail
Ambaro Ranch
4.8

3
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Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Step out of Male with an excursion to Veli Spa at Kurumba Maldives in Vihamanafushi--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, see the interesting displays at National Museum, look for gifts at Island Bazaar, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hulhumale Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Male online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nosy Be to Male. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Maldives Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Male when traveling from Nosy Be in April, with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.4
Male Fish Market ©
Flea Market
Male Fish Market
3.4
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Architectural Building
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
3.9

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