46 days in Europe, South America, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

46 days in Europe, South America, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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46 days in Europe, South America, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  21 h 15 min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h
5
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  12 h 15 min
6
Lima, Peru
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
8
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
9
San Francisco, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
10
Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
11
Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
13
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Wicklow Mountains National Park in Glendalough Village--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around St Stephens Green, take an in-depth tour of Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum, and explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip maker site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Carrantoohil, and then take some stellar pictures from Moll's Gap.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner .

Traveling by train from Dublin to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Killarney Falconry ©
Killarney Falconry
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Carrantoohil ©
Carrantoohil

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Horseback Riding Tours and Parque 3 de Febrero. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Museo de La Plata (in La Plata) and Delta El Tigre (in Tigre). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, walk around Rosedal De Palermo, and stop by El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Killarney to Buenos Aires in 21.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Killarney to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Killarney in May since evenings lows in Buenos Aires dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo de La Plata, Delta El Tigre
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

3
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cerro Concepcion and Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion. Get out of town with these interesting Santiago side-trips: Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra), Canopy El Canelo (in Algarrobo) and Paseo Yugoslavo (in Valparaiso). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, don't miss a visit to Santa Lucia Hill, browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and take in panoramic vistas at Grand Santiago Tower.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago journey site .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valparaiso, Casa de Isla Negra, Canopy El Canelo
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Concepcion ©
Cerro Concepcion
Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©

1
night
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Meteorito. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, then explore the activities along Lagunas Altiplanicas, then explore the striking landscape at Piedras Rojas, and finally browse the collection at Libreria Del Desierto.

Plan trip to San Pedro de Atacama with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Piedras Rojas ©
Piedras Rojas

1
day
Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
On the 14th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, and then make a trip to Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lima online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Chile Time to Peru Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter evenings in Lima when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in May, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

3
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Humantay Lake, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Vida Monastica - Monasterio de Santa Catalina del Cusco, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas and then explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cusco online tour planner .

Fly from Lima to Cusco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in May, expect cooler with lows of 4°C in Cusco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Spas
Humantay Lake ©
Humantay Lake

4
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, admire the striking features of The Oculus, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip site .

Fly from Cusco to New York City in 13.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cusco in May since evenings lows in New York City dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and San Francisco Bay Bridge. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Getty Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation website .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about all things military at Auckland War Memorial Museum and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Auckland visit site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Auckland takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Auckland is 20 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for cooler days in Auckland, with highs around 15°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower

4
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Rotorua: Taupo (Huka Honey Hive, Huka Falls Walkway, & more). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, learn about winemaking at Volcanic Hills Winery, take in the natural beauty of Waikite Valley Thermal Pools, and don't miss a visit to Fancy Meow Cat Cafe.

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Traveling by car from Auckland to Rotorua takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Auckland in June since evenings lows in Rotorua dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Taupo
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest ©
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest

5
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
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 Milford Sound and Spas. Step out of Queenstown with an excursion to The Chasm Walk in Te Anau--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Hollyford Track, contemplate the long history of Fallen Soldiers Memorial, join in the after-dark buzz at Vesta Design Boutique, and get your game on at Dark Ride.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Queenstown trip app .

Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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