53 days in Africa, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America, Caribbean & United States Itinerary

53 days in Africa, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America, Caribbean & United States Itinerary

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1
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 7 nights
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
3
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 1 night
4
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
6
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
7
Christchurch, New Zealand
— 2 nights
8
Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
9
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
10
Havana, Cuba
— 3 nights
11
New Orleans, United States
— 1 night
12
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
13
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
14
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights

7
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Get out of town with these interesting Kruger National Park side-trips: Amarula Lapa (in Phalaborwa), Big Boabab (in Gravelotte) and Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre (in Hoedspruit). Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 11th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Bushmans Trail, delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park day trip planning website.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Kruger National Park is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in May, expect Kruger National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Amarula Lapa, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, Big Boabab, Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

5
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kruger National Park to Istanbul. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kruger National Park to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kruger National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Yunus Rajabi House Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tashkent online holiday planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Tashkent in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Uzbekistan Standard Time (UZT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Beijing.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums
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4
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), admire the striking features of Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and stroll through Temple of Heaven.

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Getting from Tashkent to Beijing by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Uzbekistan Standard Time (UZT) to China Standard Time (CST) is 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Beijing are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

4
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

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Traveling by flight from Beijing to Tokyo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Beijing to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beijing in May, you will find days in Tokyo are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at ‘Torana’ Gate, take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, thenwalk around KLCC Park, thenHead underground at Batu Caves, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Bukhari Foundation Mosque.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Kuala Lumpur takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Kuala Lumpur. Traveling from Tokyo in June, things will get a bit warmer in Kuala Lumpur: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Christchurch.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

2
nights
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take a memorable ride with TranzAlpine Train. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Canterbury Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Christchurch Botanic Gardens, thensee the interesting displays at International Antarctic Centre, and finally let little ones run wild at Margaret Mahy Family Playground.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Christchurch trip maker tool.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Christchurch by flight takes about 17 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Christchurch due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June: high temperatures in Christchurch hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Christchurch

Transportation Tours Museums
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TranzAlpine Train ©
TranzAlpine Train
Christchurch Botanic Gardens ©
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
International Antarctic Centre ©
International Antarctic Centre

4
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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas, and stop by Patio Bellavista.

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Traveling by flight from Christchurch to Santiago takes 17 hours. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Christchurch to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Shopping Parks
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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires road trip planning site.

You can fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires. In June in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

3
nights
Havana, Cuba

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of El Morro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Havana Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Havana online route planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Havana by flight takes about 14.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Havana is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in June, expect Havana to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Walking tours
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral

1
night
New Orleans, United States

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, thenbrush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans planning tool.

Getting from Havana to New Orleans by flight takes about 7.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Havana to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Havana in June, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in New York City, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Rome in 13.5 hours. Traveling from New York City to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary app.

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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