42 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

42 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Hatay Airport, Drive to Iskenderun
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Iskenderun, Turkey
— 6 nights
Drive to Hatay Airport, Fly to Tbilisi
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 12 nights
Fly
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Samara, Russia
— 7 nights
Fly
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Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
— 6 nights
Fly
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 7 nights
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Iskenderun, Turkey

— 6 nights
We've included these beaches for you: Arsuz Hatay Plaji and Karaagac Plaj. Get outdoors at Burnaz Plaji and Cevlik Plaji. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Iskenderun: Vespasianus Titus Tunnel (in Samandag) and Antakya (Hidirbey Musa Agaci, Old City of Antakya, &more). Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Belen Gecidi Tabiat Parki.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Iskenderun vacation planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Iskenderun is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Iskenderun

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tbilisi, Georgia

— 12 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like All Around Georgia - Tours by Davit and Museum of Illusions. Escape the urban bustle at Legvachtahvi Gorge and Balloon Rides. Explore Tbilisi's surroundings by going to Mtskheta (Mutso, Samtavro Church, &more) and Aragvi River (in Gudauri). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the activities along Lisi Lake, see the interesting displays at Open Air Museum of Ethnography, and appreciate the history behind Monument of King Vakhtang Gorgasali.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iskenderun to Tbilisi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Iskenderun to Tbilisi due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Samara.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Samara, Russia

— 7 nights
A city rich in cultural and architectural heritage, Samara sits at the confluence of the Volga and Samara Rivers, its backdrop the wooded Zhiguli Mountains.
You'll get in some beach time at Kin. Up and Italian Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Samarskaya Luka National Park and Sculptural Composition Barge Haulers on the Volga. Explore Samara's surroundings by going to Tolyatti (Monument to Saint Nicholas & Transfiguration Cathedral). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Kubychev Square, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the invention of the heating battery, admire the local landmark of Samara Embankment, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yu. Gagarin Park of Culture and Leisure.

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Explore your travel options from Tbilisi to Samara with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tbilisi in July: high temperatures in Samara hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Samara

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

— 6 nights
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Step off the beaten path and head to City Park and National Museum of Kazakhstan. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque, get great views at Quay Astana, browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, and appreciate the history behind Fountain Circus.

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Explore your travel options from Samara to Nur-Sultan with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Samara to Nur-Sultan due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Nur-Sultan are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Almaty.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Museums

Almaty, Kazakhstan

— 7 nights
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Eight Lakes Park Resort. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Issyk and Kok-Tobe Hill. Explore Almaty's surroundings by going to Turgen Waterfalls (in Turgen), Issyk State Historical and Cultural Reserve-Museum (in Rakhat) and Plateau Assy (in Batan). Spend the 31st (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphinarium Nemo, see the interesting displays at Archeology Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral, and walk around First President's Park.

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Getting from Nur-Sultan to Almaty by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in July, expect Almaty to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips