60 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Vik, Iceland
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Pokhara, Nepal
— 1 day
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 6 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 6 nights

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.
The Grand Palace and Wat Chaiwatthanaram are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) and Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Kanchanaburi (Wat Thewa Sangkharam, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, &more) and Ayutthaya (Wat Chang (Monastery of the Elephant), Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Bangkok is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Bangkok reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

— 3 nights

City of Peace

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Visiting Safaris and Blue Hole will get you outdoors. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Sharm El Sheikh in 14.5 hours. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Sharm El Sheikh due to the time zone difference. In January, Sharm El Sheikh is slightly colder than Bangkok - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Luxor, Egypt

— 3 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Visit Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Valley of the Kings and Tomb of Sennedjem. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens, and don't miss a visit to Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor day trip website.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January since evenings lows in Luxor dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Hurghada, Egypt

— 4 nights
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Abu Tig Marina. Visiting Safaris and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hurghada road trip website.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxor in January, Hurghada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Zurich, Switzerland

— 7 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Basel Minster. Get a sense of the local culture at Basel's Old Town and The Cathedral of Bern. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Chapel Bridge, &more), Basel (Muensterplatz, Murus Gallicus - Der Keltenwall, &more) and Titlis (in Engelberg). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, contemplate the long history of Festung Vitznau, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich holiday maker app.

You can fly from Hurghada to Zurich in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hurghada to Zurich. In January, Zurich is cooler than Hurghada - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vik, Iceland

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Vik road trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Zurich to Vik takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In January in Vik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 6 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Thingvellir National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin (in Fludir), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Blaskogabyggd (Haukadalur & Gullfoss Falls). Make the 29th (Fri) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vik in January since evenings lows in Reykjavik dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Basilica de San Vicente will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Walls of Avila and Plaza Mayor. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Catedral de Avila (in Avila) and Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid travel website.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Madrid in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Reykjavik in January: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Seville, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Visit Plaza de España and Roman Bridge for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Historico de Sevilla and Royal Alcázar of Seville. Venture out of the city with trips to Cordoba (Historic Centre of Cordoba, Jewish Quarter (Juderia), &more) and Ronda (Old City, Paddock Paradise Ronda, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Macarena, see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

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Take a train from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Seville: highs are around 18°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take a stroll through Casco Antiguo, steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de la Virgen, steep yourself in history at Torres de Serranos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardi del Turia. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa Gandia, soak in style at Le Petit Hammam Gandia, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platja La Malvarrosa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Valencia online travel planner.

You can fly from Seville to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Valencia sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 6 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Take a break from the city and head to La Fageda d'en Jorda and Playa de La Barceloneta. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Dali Theatre-Museum (in Figueres) and Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona journey website.

Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from Valencia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Pokhara, Nepal

— 1 day

Lake City

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pokhara online trip maker.

Fly from Barcelona to Pokhara in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Pokhara is 4.8 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in February, things will get a bit warmer in Pokhara: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature · Parks · Spas · Tours

Kathmandu, Nepal

— 6 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nepal Ascent Treks. Popular historic sites such as Boudhanath Stupa and Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kathmandu: ISKCON (in Budhanilkantha) and Bhaktapur (Siddhi Lakshmi Temple, 55 Window Palace, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and contemplate the long history of Kathmandu Durbar Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu road trip planner.

Getting from Pokhara to Kathmandu by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pokhara in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kathmandu, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Malapascua Island, Philippines

— 1 night
Holidays on Malapascua Island rarely pass without a trip out to explore the bright blue waters that surround.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Logon Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bounty Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Guimbitayan Beach, stroll through Langub Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at Vida Spa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Malapascua Island day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kathmandu to Malapascua Island. The time zone difference when traveling from Kathmandu to Malapascua Island is 2.2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Lapu Lapu, Philippines

— 5 nights
Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and San Vicente Marine Sanctuary. Visiting Vano Public Beach and NTJ Watersports Cebu will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cebu City (Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Basilica del Santo Nino, &more) and The Cebruery - Craft Beer Taproom (in Mandaue). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Cebu Happy World Museum, explore the activities along Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary, head outdoors with Ocean Gems Academy, and browse the different shops at Gaisano Mall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lapu Lapu road trip planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Malapascua Island to Lapu Lapu in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Egypt travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Scuba & Snorkeling · Monuments
Gift of the Nile
The land of pharaohs, pyramids, sphinxes, and papyrus, Egypt needs little by way of introduction. Visitors find more than a textbook readout of ancient history when visiting the country--the power, scale, art, and mysticism of its centuries-old culture bleed out from each landmark attraction and seep into the everyday life. Bustling markets, the slow-flowing Nile, the vast desert, and inspiring archeological sites often sit right alongside palaces of great excess and historical importance. All ensure you have plenty to see and do during your vacation in Egypt. In the wake of the Arab Spring in 2011, travel to certain areas where conflict and terrorism are deemed likely remains inadvisable for foreign visitors.

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Nepal travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Parasailing & Paragliding · Spas
With everything from snowcapped mountains and vast grasslands to dense tropical forests, Nepal represents one of the world's most ecologically diverse destinations. A trip to Nepal takes visitors to an ancient land situated between India and China, both of which influence the region's culture, cuisine, and religious traditions. Despite the country's natural appeal, commercial tourism in Nepal remains a relatively new industry and most of the area lies unspoiled and undiscovered by foreigners. Ideal for travelers interested in pushing their physical abilities to the limit, Nepal contains most of the world's tallest peaks, including the legendary Mount Everest.

Cebu Island travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Historic Sites · Waterfalls
A long, thin island with a mountainous backbone running through its core, Cebu Island offers scenic nature and pristine beaches. Hikes in the hills offer fabulous views of waterfalls and the distant ocean amid lush greenery, while those who prefer urban entertainment can enjoy the bustle of the provincial capital. For more adventurous visitors, things to do in Cebu Island center mainly around water sports, such as kiteboarding, windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, or taking a boat trip to look for whale sharks. History buffs will enjoy visiting a Portuguese-built Catholic church and then a shrine dedicated to the chieftain who killed Magellan.