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

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

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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Adelaide, Australia
— 4 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
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New Delhi, India
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Nungwi, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights

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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand

Mt. Cook Village ©
Siting under towering peaks of New Zealand's highest mountain, Mt.
Get outdoors at Hooker Valley Track and Sealy Tarns Track. Step off the beaten path and head to Aoraki/Mt. Cook and Mueller Hut Route. Get out of town with these interesting Mt. Cook Village side-trips: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) (Kea Point Track & Glencoe Walk). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mt. Cook Village travel planner.

Antofagasta, Chile to Mt. Cook Village is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 16 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mt. Cook Village

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

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Aoraki/Mt. Cook ©
Aoraki/Mt. Cook
Hooker Valley Track ©
Hooker Valley Track
Sealy Tarns Track ©
Sealy Tarns Track

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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Relax by the water at Rapid Bay Beach and Blowhole Beach. Adelaide Oval and Centennial Park Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Deep Creek Conservation Park (in Delamere). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide travel site.

Explore your travel options from Mt. Cook Village to Adelaide with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 2.5 hours. In March in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Perth, Australia

Perth ©

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Fremantle Prison and WA Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: The Fremantle Round House (in Fremantle) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, stroll the grounds of Perth War Cemetery and Annex, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

For photos and tourist information, use the Perth road trip app.

Getting from Adelaide to Perth by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in March, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

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.
Visit Wat Pho and The Grand Palace for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) and Siam Paragon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Historic City of Ayutthaya). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip website.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Bangkok takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Perth to Bangkok. In March, Bangkok is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra Singh. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll the grounds of Wat Suan Dok, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chiang Mai, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Swayambhunath Temple and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo and Boudhanath Stupa. There's much more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Make your Kathmandu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu, you'll gain 1.2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chiang Mai in April, plan for slightly colder days in Kathmandu, with highs around 33°C, while nights are colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kathmandu

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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo ©

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New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Raj Ghat. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lotus Temple and Rajpath. Take a break from New Delhi with a short trip to Ambience Mall in Gurugram (Gurgaon), about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kathmandu to New Delhi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kathmandu to New Delhi, you'll gain 0.2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kathmandu in April, expect New Delhi to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Lotus Temple ©
Lotus Temple
Rajpath ©
Rajpath

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami . Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rahmi M. Koc Museum and KIz Kulesi. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip planning site.

You can fly from New Delhi to Istanbul in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Goreme National Park and Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fairy Chimneys and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. Change things up with a short trip to Kaymakli in Nevsehir (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, Head underground at Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, explore the striking landscape at Peri Bacalari, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Goreme tour builder site.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Goreme, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). On the next day, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Goreme to Cairo in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Goreme, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Nungwi, Tanzania

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): Head underground at Tazari Caves and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Nungwi driving holiday planner.

Fly from Cairo to Nungwi in 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nungwi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in April since evenings lows in Nungwi dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond ©
Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get some cultural insight at Klein Constantia and Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate. Visit Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Camp's Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Cape Town, make a side trip to see Shark Diving in Gansbaai, approximately Gansbaai away. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and look for all kinds of wild species at Platteklip Gorge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town day trip app.

Fly from Nungwi to Cape Town in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Nungwi in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Shark Diving
Camp's Bay Beach ©
Camp's Bay Beach

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