40 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific, Canada & Caribbean Itinerary

40 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific, Canada & Caribbean Itinerary

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Start: Norwich, United Kingdom
Bus + Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
2
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
4
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
8
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
9
Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
10
Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
11
Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Bouillante, Guadeloupe
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Norwich, United Kingdom

2
nights
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, then steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, and finally admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bucharest journey maker tool.

Norwich, UK to Bucharest is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Norwich to Bucharest. Traveling from Norwich in September, expect nights in Bucharest to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Museum of History of the Jewish Community ©
Museum of History of the Jewish Community

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum and Wat Phra Singh. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Bucharest to Chiang Mai in 16.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Bucharest to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in September, expect nights in Chiang Mai to be much warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Zipline

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grand Palace and Historic City of Ayutthaya. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Sri Sanphet & Wat Maha That). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

3
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery of Victoria and Sovereign Hill. Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Step out of Melbourne to go to Ballarat and see Art Gallery of Ballarat, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, make a trip to Royal Exhibition Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fitzroy Aboriginal Heritage Walking Trail, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Melbourne by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to Melbourne. In September, Melbourne is colder than Bangkok - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ballarat
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

3
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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.
The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Art Gallery of New South Wales and Hyde Park Barracks. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Bondi Beach, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, view the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Lake Wanaka. Get outdoors at Queenstown Hill and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queenstown: Wanaka (Wanaka & Helicopter Tours). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and have some family-friendly fun at Fear Factory Queenstown.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Queenstown vacation builder.

Fly from Sydney to Queenstown in 6 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Queenstown due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Wanaka, Arrowtown Village
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Queenstown Hill ©
Queenstown Hill
Wanaka ©
Wanaka

4
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua ©
Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Escape the urban bustle at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village and Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Rotorua side-trips: Huka Falls Walkway (in Taupo) and Mount Maunganui (Mount Maunganui Base Track & Mount Maunganui Summit Track). The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, have some family-friendly fun at OGO Rotorua, and identify plant and animal life at Redwoods Treewalk.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rotorua route builder tool.

Getting from Queenstown to Rotorua by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Rotorua, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tauranga, Taupo
Highlights from your plan
Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village ©
Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest ©
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest
Waimangu Volcanic Valley ©
Waimangu Volcanic Valley

3
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Get a sense of the local culture at Granville Island and Museum of Anthropology. Get in touch with nature at Vancouver Seawall and Kitsilano Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll around Stanley Park, explore the activities along English Bay, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vancouver trip app.

You can fly from Rotorua to Vancouver in 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Rotorua to Vancouver. Traveling from Rotorua in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Vancouver. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Grouse Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

1
night
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, stop by The Distillery District, and then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma and then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Toronto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Toronto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Toronto. October in Toronto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

3
nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Barbie Expo. You'll explore and learn at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal and Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montreal trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Toronto to Montreal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Montreal, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel ©
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel

2
nights
Saint Francois, Guadeloupe

Saint Francois ©
A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Anne Beach and La Douche. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pointe des Chateaux and Kreol West Indies. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Bois Jolan, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Gwadloop Decouverte, and view the masterpieces at GEOGRAINES: Boutique artisanal.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saint Francois journey builder site.

Fly from Montreal to Saint Francois in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Montreal in October, with highs in Saint Francois at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bouillante.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sainte-Anne
Highlights from your plan
Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
St. Anne Beach ©
St. Anne Beach
Plage de Bois Jolan ©
Plage de Bois Jolan

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nights
Bouillante, Guadeloupe

Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and La Soufriere Volcano. Visiting Plage de la Perle and Plage de Grande Anse will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Jardin Botanique de Deshaies in Deshaies (about 40 minutes away). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Guadeloupe National Park. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Malendure.

Plan trip to Bouillante with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Saint Francois to Bouillante in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Bouillante sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Guadeloupe National Park, Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, Plage de la Perle
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere ©
Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse

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