60 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
2
Gallipoli, Turkey
— 1 night
3
Izmir, Turkey
— 1 night
4
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
5
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
6
Guzelyurt, Turkey
— 2 nights
7
Gonio, Georgia
— 1 night
8
Kutaisi, Georgia
— 3 nights
9
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
10
Yerevan, Armenia
— 2 nights
11
Ararat Province, Armenia
— 2 nights
12
Sheki, Azerbaijan
— 2 nights
13
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 2 nights
14
Balkanabat, Turkmenistan
— 1 night
15
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
— 2 nights
16
Kunya-Urgench, Turkmenistan
— 2 nights
17
Khiva, Uzbekistan
— 1 night
18
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
19
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
20
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
21
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
— 5 nights
22
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
— 5 nights
23
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 2 nights

3
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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chora Museum and Sultanahmet Square. Get out of town with these interesting Istanbul side-trips: Yalova (Yalova Kent Orman Cifte Selale, Erikli Waterfall, &more), Ataturk Kosku (in Termal) and Delmece Yaylasi (in Cinarcik). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, stop by Levent, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planning website.

If you are flying in from South Korea, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Yalova, Ataturk Kosku, Delmece Yaylasi
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

1
night
Gallipoli, Turkey

Gallipoli
The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name "Καλλίπολις" (Kallípolis), meaning "Beautiful City", the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu. On the 11th (Thu), stroll through Gallipoli National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gallipoli holiday planner.

You can drive from Istanbul to Gallipoli in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Izmir.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallipoli National Park
Gallipoli National Park

1
night
Izmir, Turkey

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hisar Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), then don't miss a visit to Tarihi Asansor, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Kordonboyu.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Izmir trip planner.

Drive from Gallipoli to Izmir in 5 hours. When traveling from Gallipoli in April, plan for little chillier days in Izmir, with highs around 19°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Izmir

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hisar Mosque ©
Hisar Mosque
Kordonboyu ©
Kordonboyu
Tarihi Asansor ©
Tarihi Asansor

2
nights
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, witness a stunning natural landmark at Cleopatra Pools, then steep yourself in history at Hierapolis, and finally Head underground at Kaklik Cave. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then walk around Pamukkale Natural Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pamukkale trip website.

Traveling by car from Izmir to Pamukkale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Natural Park ©
Pamukkale Natural Park

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Guray Museum, appreciate the views at Red Valley, learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, then see the interesting displays at Cappadocia Art & History Museum, and finally look for gifts at Sultan Carpet. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Goreme day trip website.

You can fly from Pamukkale to Goreme in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Goreme are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Guzelyurt.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guray Museum, Kocabag Winery, Cappadocia Art & History Museum, Red Valley
Highlights from your plan
Red Valley ©
Red Valley
Guray Museum ©
Guray Museum
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

2
nights
Guzelyurt, Turkey

Guzelyurt ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Yeraltı Şehri, contemplate the long history of Guzelyurt Valley Monastery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Selime Monastery, then appreciate the views at Ihlara Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Red Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Nigde Museum, then steep yourself in history at Uzumlu Kilise, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilise Camii, and finally contemplate the long history of Sivisli Church.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Guzelyurt trip planning website.

Getting from Goreme to Guzelyurt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gonio.

Things to do in Guzelyurt

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Uzumlu Kilise, Nigde Museum
Highlights from your plan
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery ©
Guzelyurt Valley Monastery
Selime Monastery ©
Selime Monastery
Ihlara Valley ©
Ihlara Valley

1
night
Gonio, Georgia

Gonio ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Gonio Fortress, do a tasting at Adjarian Wine House, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mirveti Waterfall, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sarpi Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gonio trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Guzelyurt to Gonio takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Guzelyurt to Gonio due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Gonio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will leave for Kutaisi on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Gonio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sarpi Beach, Adjarian Wine House, Mirveti Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Sarpi Beach ©
Sarpi Beach
Gonio Fortress ©
Gonio Fortress
Adjarian Wine House ©
Adjarian Wine House

3
nights
Kutaisi, Georgia

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gelati Monastery and Katskhi Pillar. Explore Kutaisi's surroundings by going to Shaorskoye Reservoir (in Kharistvala), Borjomi (Green (Mtsvane) Monastery, Cultural Heritage Monument Firuza, &more) and Prometheus Cave (in Kumistavi). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Bagrati Cathedral, don't miss a visit to David Agmashenebeli Square, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Intsira, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Motsameta Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kutaisi road trip planning website.

Getting from Gonio to Kutaisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Kutaisi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Borjomi, Shaorskoye Reservoir, Katskhi Pillar, Waterfall Intsira, Prometheus Cave
Highlights from your plan
Borjomi Central Park ©
Borjomi Central Park
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave

4
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Narikala Fortress. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tbilisi: David Gareja Monastery (in Udabno) and Alaverdi St. George Cathedral (in Telavi). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, cozy up to a beverage at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar, snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Characters of Movie Mimino.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tbilisi vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Tbilisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

David Gareja Monastery, Alaverdi St. George Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral ©
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress

2
nights
Yerevan, Armenia

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 28th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): stroll around Lovers' Park, then admire the striking features of Charles Aznavour Square, then pause for some photo ops at Charent's Arch, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yerevan trip planner.

Getting from Tbilisi to Yerevan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Yerevan are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Charent's Arch, The Monastery of Geghard
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Lovers' Park ©
Lovers' Park

2
nights
Ararat Province, Armenia

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Khor Virap. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Khosrov Forest State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Kakavaberd Fortress, and then learn about winemaking at Tushpa Wine Cellar.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ararat Province trip planning app.

Getting from Yerevan to Ararat Province by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ararat Province are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Armaghan Mountain, Kakavaberd Fortress, Armaghan Church
Highlights from your plan
Khosrov Forest State Reserve ©
Khosrov Forest State Reserve
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Armaghan Mountain ©
Armaghan Mountain

2
nights
Sheki, Azerbaijan

Sheki ©
Sheki is Azerbaijan’s true travel gem, a small city off the forested slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains rich in Silk Road history and renowned for its fascinating architecture, food, and friendly residents.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sheki Khans' Palace and Sheki Fortress. Explore Sheki's surroundings by going to Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu) and Gabala Shooting Club (in Gabala). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sheki holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ararat Province to Sheki takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Sheki sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will leave for Baku on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ilisu Waterfall, Gabala Shooting Club
Highlights from your plan
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts ©
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts
Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club

2
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Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku
A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Maiden Tower, ponder the design of Philharmonic Park, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, then contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and finally examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Sheki to Baku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Balkanabat.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Flame Towers ©
Flame Towers
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard

1
night
Balkanabat, Turkmenistan

Balkanabat ©
Balkanabat, formerly Nebit Dag, is a city in western Turkmenistan, and the capital of Balkan Province, the largest province in the country. On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Gozli Ata Mausoleum and then explore the stunning scenery at Yangykala Canyon.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Balkanabat road trip app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Baku to Balkanabat takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Baku to Balkanabat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ashgabat.

Things to do in Balkanabat

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yangykala Canyon ©
Yangykala Canyon

2
nights
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Turkmen Carpet Museum, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Ashgabat National Museum of History, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Monument Arch of Neutrality. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Geokdepe, look for all kinds of wild species at Kow Ata Underground Lake, then make a trip to Gypjak Mosque, then delve into the distant past at Parthian Settlement of Nisa, and finally admire the striking features of Wedding Palace.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ashgabat tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Balkanabat to Ashgabat in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ashgabat can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kunya-Urgench.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts ©
Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts
Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument
Geokdepe ©
Geokdepe

2
nights
Kunya-Urgench, Turkmenistan

Kunya-Urgench ©
Konye-Urgench, also known as Kunya-Urgench, Old Urgench or Urganj, is a municipality of about 30,000 inhabitants in north Turkmenistan, just south from its border with Uzbekistan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Konye Urgenc, explore the ancient world of Il Arslan Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Kutlug Timur Minaret, then contemplate the long history of Turabek Khanum Mausoleum, then contemplate the long history of Kunya-Urgench, and finally contemplate the long history of Seyit Ahmet.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Kunya-Urgench vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Ashgabat to Kunya-Urgench in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ashgabat in May: high temperatures in Kunya-Urgench hover around 35°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Kunya-Urgench

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Il Arslan Mausoleum ©
Il Arslan Mausoleum
Konye Urgenc ©
Konye Urgenc
Kunya-Urgench ©
Kunya-Urgench

1
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Khiva, Uzbekistan

Khiva ©
With an illustrious history as a main stop along the Great Silk Road, Khiva boasts remarkably well-preserved cultural attractions and a beautiful historic core.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the striking features of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, steep yourself in history at Kalta Minor Minaret, and then delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Stone Palace (Tash Khauli), explore the historical opulence of Citadel Kunya-ark, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Sayid Allauddin, then don't miss a visit to Islam Khodja Complex, then admire the striking features of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Khiva trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kunya-Urgench to Khiva takes 3 hours. In May in Khiva, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) ©
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque)
Kalta Minor Minaret ©
Kalta Minor Minaret

2
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bukhara
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Great Minaret of the Kalon and Lyab-i-Hauz. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chor-Minor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mir-i-Arab Madrasa, steep yourself in history at Samanid Mausoleum, and admire the striking features of Palace of Bukhara Emirs.

You can plan Bukhara trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Khiva to Bukhara by train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Bukhara Emirs
Highlights from your plan
Samanid Mausoleum
Samanid Mausoleum
Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor

2
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Shah-i-Zinda, then see the sky in a new way at Ulugh Beg Observatory, then don't miss a visit to Registan, and finally make a trip to Madrasa Ulugh Beg, Madrasa Tilla Kari, Madrasa Sher Dor.

For ratings and more tourist information, use the Samarkand attractions planner.

You can take a train from Bukhara to Samarkand in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bukhara in May: highs in Samarkand hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Samarkand

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Imam Bokhari Mausoleum ©
Imam Bokhari Mausoleum
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Registan ©
Registan

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Khamid Alimdjan and Lake Charvak. The adventure continues: make a trip to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication History.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tashkent day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Samarkand to Tashkent takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Independence Square (Mustakillik Square) ©
Independence Square (Mustakillik Square)
Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art ©
Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art

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nights
Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dushanbe ©
Little more than a small town at the turn of the 20th century, Dushanbe grew rapidly during the Soviet era and now serves as the national capital and home to nearly 800,000 people.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ismaili Centre and Delfin Aquapark. Go for a jaunt from Dushanbe to Hisor to see Hisor Fortress about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to National Library, see the interesting displays at Gurminj Museum of Music Instruments, appreciate the history behind Statue of Ismoil Somoni, and walk around Victory Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dushanbe trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Dushanbe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Dushanbe are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Bishkek.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hisor Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Varzob gorge ©
Varzob gorge
Ismaili Centre ©
Ismaili Centre
National Library ©
National Library

5
nights
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek ©
Wandering the grid-like, tree-lined streets of Bishkek, you'll discover the friendly atmosphere, vibrant nightlife, and Soviet-era architecture of the country's political center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ala-Archa Gorge and Panfilov Park. When in Bishkek, make a side trip to see Burana Tower in Tokmok, approximately Tokmok away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Too-Ashu Pass, head outdoors with Chon-Kurchak Gorge, enjoy some diversion at Sport Complex T-CLUB, and contemplate the long history of Ala-Too Square.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bishkek online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Dushanbe to Bishkek takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dushanbe to Bishkek is 1 hour. While traveling from Dushanbe, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bishkek, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Almaty on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Bishkek

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Burana Tower
Highlights from your plan
Issyk-Ata Gorge ©
Issyk-Ata Gorge
Ala-Archa Gorge ©
Ala-Archa Gorge
Too-Ashu Pass ©
Too-Ashu Pass

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Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
On the 2nd (Sun), get great views at Kok-Tobe Hill, have fun at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort, stroll around Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to The Central Mosque of Almaty.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Almaty trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Bishkek to Almaty takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bishkek in June: highs in Almaty hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen ©
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

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