52 days in Asia, Europe, United States, South America, Canada & South Pacific Itinerary

52 days in Asia, Europe, United States, South America, Canada & South Pacific Itinerary

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New Delhi, India
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Muscat, Oman
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Tehran, Iran
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Yerevan, Armenia
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Budapest, Hungary
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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Madrid, Spain
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New York City, United States
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Bogota, Colombia
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Los Angeles, United States
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Vancouver, Canada
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Sydney, Australia
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New Delhi, India

— 1 night
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.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Nilaya Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New Delhi attractions planner.

Bagdogra to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Bagdogra, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Muscat, Oman

— 1 night
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
On the 16th (Sat), get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Muscat trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from New Delhi to Muscat in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Muscat. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Muscat when traveling from New Delhi in April, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Muscat

Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Tehran, Iran

— 1 night

Teh

Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Azadi Tower, enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower, and then take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tehran trip planner.

You can fly from Muscat to Tehran in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Muscat to Tehran. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Muscat in April; daily highs in Tehran reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums

Yerevan, Armenia

— 2 nights

Pink City

Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make a trip to Republic Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Tushpa Wine Cellar, explore the ancient world of Khor Virap, and then examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yerevan trip planner.

Fly from Tehran to Yerevan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Yerevan. Traveling from Tehran in April, expect Yerevan to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, test the waters at a local thermal spa, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yerevan to Budapest takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yerevan to Budapest. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yerevan in April: highs in Budapest hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum, The Cotswold Brewing Company, &more), Chipping Campden (Court Barn & Hidcote Manor Garden) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Batsford Arboretum & Cotswold Falconry Centre). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Budapest in April, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris travel route planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, get outside with Picnic Madrid, walk around Parque del Retiro, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Madrid sightseeing planner.

Fly from Paris to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

New York City, United States

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Madrid to New York City in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Madrid to New York City. Traveling from Madrid in May, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bogota.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bogota, Colombia

— 2 nights

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bogota holiday planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Bogota by flight takes about 10 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bogota, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Tours · Spas

Los Angeles, United States

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Montana Avenue, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Los Angeles takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bogota to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Bogota in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vancouver, Canada

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 20th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout, stroll through Kitsilano Beach, and then take a stroll through Granville Island. Keep things going the next day: walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver journey site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Vancouver takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in Vancouver at 21°C and lows at 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Auckland.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Auckland, New Zealand

— 2 nights

City of Sails

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.
On the 24th (Tue), kick back and relax at Browns Bay Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then learn about winemaking at Foxes Island, then stop by Pauanesia, and finally take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then enjoy the thrill of live dance at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cheltenham Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Auckland trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Auckland takes 17 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 20 hours traveling from Vancouver to Auckland. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect nights in Auckland to be a bit warmer, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Sydney, Australia

— 6 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Leura (Everglades Historic House and Gardens & Elysian Rock Lookout). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planning app.

You can fly from Auckland to Sydney in 7 hours. Traveling from Auckland to Sydney, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 24°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Colombo.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Colombo, Sri Lanka

— 1 night
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 1st (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Colombo online journey planner.

Getting from Sydney to Colombo by flight takes about 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Colombo is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sydney in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Colombo, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Colombo

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Male, Maldives

— 3 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Rasfannu, then don't miss a visit to Jumhooree Maidhaan, and then center your mind and body at Veli Spa at Kurumba Maldives. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, stroll around Sultan Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Male holiday planning website.

Getting from Colombo to Male by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Maldives Time (MVT), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Male are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Oman travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Flea Markets
Underdeveloped and largely ignored by foreign visitors until the 1970s, Oman now represents one of the region's top vacation destinations, attracting tourists with its pretty beaches, impressive dunes, and friendly mountain villages. A tour of Oman allows travelers to discover a traditional Middle Eastern way of life, authentic cuisine, and thriving urban centers where centuries-old heritage meets every modern amenity under the sun. In a country of well-maintained roads, many visitors choose to drive from one city to the next, where a typical Oman itinerary will include World Heritage Sites, historic forts, modern beaches, and an eclectic dining scene.

Iran travel guide

4.5
Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins · Specialty Museums
Known as Persia for most of its long history, Iran once represented a mighty empire that encompassed everything from modern Turkey in the west to India in the east. Today, visitors on a tour of Iran discover a country of numerous ethnic groups and a culture revealing traces of Arab, Greek, Mongol, and Turkish influences. Sightseeing in Iran allows you to follow in the ancient footsteps of a former world power, nowhere more apparent than at Persepolis, an old Persian capital established long before the birth of Christ and burned down by Alexander of Macedonia. Other highlights on an Iranian itinerary may include visits to cozy teahouses, busy open-air markets, vast deserts dotted with otherworldly oases, and rugged mountains presiding over plains, forests, and meandering rivers.

Armenia travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Specialty Museums
A trip to Armenia may very well feel like a journey back in time, yielding the treasures of an ancient land that became the first Christianized country in distant 301 CE. Landlocked and mountainous, Armenia features a varied scenery that quickly shifts from extremely dry landscapes to dense forests carpeting steep foothills of the Lesser Caucasus. Perhaps the highlight of a vacation in Armenia, the magnificent mountains are ideal for hiking and any other outdoor activity you can think of. National capital Yerevan remains one of the world's least explored ancient cities; spend some time here to discover the bulk of Armenia's museums and other cultural venues narrating the rich story of an often-troubled region straddling two continents.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.