25 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

25 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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25 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

Start: Beijing, China
train - D27:  8 h
1
Harbin, China
— 3 nights
train - D28:  8 h
2
Beijing, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
4
Guangzhou, China
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h
6
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
7
Durban, South Africa
— 1 day
ferry:  17 h
8
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 2 nights
ferry:  17 h
9
Durban, South Africa
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
11
Singapore, Singapore
— Few hours
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Beijing, China


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3
nights
Harbin, China

Harbin ©
The influence of neighboring Russia remains visible throughout much of Harbin, with the country's northernmost metropolis possessing an intoxicating eclecticism in its architecture, food, and art.
Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Zhongyang Pedestrian Street, then get in on the family fun at Harbin Ice and Snow World, and then stroll around Zhaolin Park.

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Beijing to Harbin is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Beijing in January, with highs in Harbin at -13°C and lows at -27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Beijing.

Things to do in Harbin

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Sun Island (Tai Yang Dao) ©
Sun Island (Tai Yang Dao)
Harbin Ice and Snow World ©
Harbin Ice and Snow World
Zhongyang Pedestrian Street ©
Zhongyang Pedestrian Street

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang) and then get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Bell and Drum Towers and then hike along Mutianyu Great Wall.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Beijing trip planner.

Getting from Harbin to Beijing by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Harbin in January; daily highs in Beijing reach 3°C and lows reach -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Temple of Heaven ©
Temple of Heaven

5
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Da Nang, Vietnam

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hue (Imperial City, Tomb of Tu Duc, &more) and Hoi An (Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel, Japanese Covered Bridge, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, don't miss a visit to Marian Shrine of the Lady of Tra Kieu, take in the views from Tran Thi Ly Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at My Khe Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Nang trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Da Nang takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Beijing to Da Nang is minus 1 hour. In January, Da Nang is much hotter than Beijing - with highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Guangzhou.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hoi An, Hue
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

1
night
Guangzhou, China

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Guangzhou sightseeing planning tool .

Fly from Da Nang to Guangzhou in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Da Nang to Guangzhou is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Da Nang in February; daily highs in Guangzhou reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Historic Sites
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Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral

1
night
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 5th (Wed), shop like a local with Orchard Road, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and then admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Singapore attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Guangzhou to Singapore takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Guangzhou in February: highs in Singapore hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Parks
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Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer
Orchard Road ©
Orchard Road

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Pretoria (Union Buildings & Voortrekker Monument). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate, and contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Singapore to Johannesburg by flight takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect Johannesburg to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Pretoria, Jack Friedman Eastgate, Nelson Mandela Square, Emperors Palace
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

1
day
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
On the 10th (Mon), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Durban road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Durban takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Durban, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Durban

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving

2
nights
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Mozambique Island is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Governor's Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mozambique Island tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Durban to Mozambique Island with the Route module. Traveling from Durban in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mozambique Island, with lows around 30°C. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to Durban.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

1
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Durban, South Africa

Durban ©
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For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Durban trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mozambique Island to Durban. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mozambique Island in February; daily highs in Durban reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Makiwa Gallery
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uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World

2
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to South Western Townships, see the interesting displays at SAB World of Beer, and then meet the residents at Johannesburg Zoo.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg online itinerary builder .

Getting from Durban to Johannesburg by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in February, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Johannesburg. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Neighborhoods Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct
South Western Townships ©
South Western Townships
Johannesburg Zoo ©
Johannesburg Zoo

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore
To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Johannesburg to Singapore by flight takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Singapore, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in February, expect Singapore to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping Nightlife Tours
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