10 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

10 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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New Delhi, India
— 1 day
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
3
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
4
Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights

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New Delhi, India

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi trip planner.

Chandigarh to New Delhi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) ©
Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan)

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Istanbul in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you will find days in Athens are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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night
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 27th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion road trip planning site.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Historical Museum of Crete ©
Historical Museum of Crete

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park. On the next day, take a stroll through Lesser Town, then pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Fly from Heraklion to Prague in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Heraklion to Prague. In September, Prague is little chillier than Heraklion - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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