37 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

37 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
2
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
3
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
4
Grozny, Russia
— 3 nights
5
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 3 nights
6
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
— 5 nights
7
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 4 nights
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
9
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
— 3 nights

3
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Get out of town with these interesting Tashkent side-trips: Charvak Reservoir (in Yusufhona) and Pulatkhan Plateau (in Chimgan). The adventure continues: get outside with Lake Charvak, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah, and see the interesting displays at Yunus Rajabi House Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tashkent tour planning site.

Mumbai, India to Tashkent is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Tashkent, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Charvak Reservoir, Pulatkhan Plateau
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau
Lake Charvak ©
Lake Charvak

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Samarkand is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Registan, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Happy Bird, stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum, and deepen your understanding at Ulugbek Madrasah.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Samarkand travel route planner.

You can take a train from Tashkent to Samarkand in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Samarkand can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Registan ©
Registan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Red Square, thencontemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, and then steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral and then explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Moscow online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Samarkand to Moscow in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Samarkand to Moscow, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Moscow is little chillier than Samarkand - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grozny.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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Grozny, Russia

Grozny ©
Grozny is the capital city of the Chechen Republic, Russia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to State Gallery named after A. A. Kadyrov, thenmake a trip to Heart of Chechnya - Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, thenexamine the collection at National Museum of Chechen Republic, and finally make a trip to Makhmud Esambayev Avenue. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Fort Grozny Autodrom, browse the exhibits of Museum Dondi Yurt, thendon't miss a visit to Church of Archangel Michael, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aimani Kadyrova Mosque, and finally stroll around The Flower Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grozny trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Moscow to Grozny with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Samara Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Moscow in August, with highs in Grozny at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Baku.

Things to do in Grozny

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Aimani Kadyrova Mosque, Museum Dondi Yurt
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Heart of Chechnya - Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque ©
Heart of Chechnya - Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque
Museum Dondi Yurt ©
Museum Dondi Yurt
National Museum of Chechen Republic ©
National Museum of Chechen Republic

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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.
Step out of Baku with an excursion to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan--about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah - Fire Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and ponder the design of Philharmonic Park.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Baku road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grozny to Baku. Traveling from Grozny in August, expect nights in Baku to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan State Reserve
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard

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Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Nur-Sultan is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers of World War II, buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nur-Astana Mosque.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nur-Sultan trip planning app.

You can fly from Baku to Nur-Sultan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Baku to Nur-Sultan. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Baku in August: high temperatures in Nur-Sultan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque
Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Nur-Astana Mosque ©
Nur-Astana Mosque

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Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Almaty is known for parks, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Big Almaty Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, hit the slopes at Shymbulak Ski Resort, and get in on the family fun at Almaty Central Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Almaty tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nur-Sultan to Almaty takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in August, things will get a bit warmer in Almaty: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Almaty Central Park ©
Almaty Central Park

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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.
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, wander the streets of Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Almaty to Istanbul in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Almaty to Istanbul is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Almaty in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ashgabat.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
Ashgabat is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, don't miss a visit to Halk Hakydasy Memorial Complex, have some family-friendly fun at Alem Cultural and Entertainment Center, and see the interesting displays at Turkmen Carpet Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ashgabat, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Istanbul to Ashgabat. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Turkmenistan Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Ashgabat to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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Turkmen Carpet Museum ©
Turkmen Carpet Museum
Ertugrul Gazi Mosque ©
Ertugrul Gazi Mosque
Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa

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