43 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

43 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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43 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

Start: Antofagasta, Chile
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
2
Adelaide, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Perth, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
New Delhi, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
9
Goreme, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  11​h 30​min
11
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  9​h
12
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Antofagasta, Chile

3
nights
Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand

Mt. Cook Village ©
Siting under towering peaks of New Zealand's highest mountain, Mt.
Escape the urban bustle at Hooker Valley Track and Sealy Tarns Track. Explore hidden gems such as Aoraki/Mt. Cook and Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks. There's more to do: hike along Kea Point Track and stroll through Mueller Hut Route.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Mt. Cook Village trip planner .

Antofagasta, Chile to Mt. Cook Village is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Antofagasta to Mt. Cook Village due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mt. Cook Village

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)
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Aoraki/Mt. Cook ©
Aoraki/Mt. Cook
Hooker Valley Track ©
Hooker Valley Track
Sealy Tarns Track ©
Sealy Tarns Track

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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Adelaide Oval and South Australian Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Rapid Bay Beach (in Rapid Bay), Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park) and Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Centennial Park Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrickalinga Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mt. Cook Village to Adelaide. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Delamere, Centennial Park Cemetery, Rapid Bay Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Horseshoe Bay
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Deep Creek Conservation Park ©
Deep Creek Conservation Park

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nights
Perth, Australia

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and Perth War Cemetery and Annex. Get some cultural insight at The Shipwreck Galleries and WA Maritime Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: The Fremantle Round House (in Fremantle), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide to Perth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Adelaide in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Perth War Cemetery and Annex
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Pho and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Mahathat. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok route builder app .

Fly from Perth to Bangkok in 10 hours. Traveling from Perth to Bangkok, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in March: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 40°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Suan Dok and Wat Phra Singh. Get outdoors at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, examine the collection at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), and admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

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Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Chiang Mai, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Swayambhunath Temple and Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo. Step off the beaten path and head to Climbing Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. There's still lots to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kathmandu trip planner .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Nepal Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chiang Mai in April, plan for slightly colder days in Kathmandu, with highs around 33°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
River Rafting & Tubing

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nights
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lodhi Garden and Lotus Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Rajpath. Take a break from New Delhi with a short trip to Ambience Mall in Gurugram (Gurgaon), about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, examine the collection at Gandhi Smriti, and steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to New Delhi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kathmandu in April: high temperatures in New Delhi hover around 43°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Ambience Mall
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Lodhi Garden ©
Lodhi Garden
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Lotus Temple ©
Lotus Temple

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Popular historic sites such as Basilica Cistern and Historic Areas of Istanbul are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul travel route planning website .

You can fly from New Delhi to Istanbul in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in April; daily highs in Istanbul reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Goreme National Park and Cappadocia Cave Dwellings. Visiting Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Uchisar Castle will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Kaymakli, take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and explore the stunning scenery at Peri Bacalari.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Goreme itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in April since evenings lows in Goreme dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avanos, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Kaymakli, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Uchisar Castle
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

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nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Cairo online visit planner .

You can fly from Goreme to Cairo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Goreme in April, expect nights in Cairo to be much hotter, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Nungwi, Tanzania

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): Head underground at Tazari Caves and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nungwi trip builder site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cairo to Nungwi in 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nungwi. Traveling from Cairo in April, Nungwi is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Camp's Bay Beach and Signal Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate and Klein Constantia. Go for a jaunt from Cape Town to Gansbaai to see Shark Diving about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, get great views at Cape Point, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cape Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Cape Town in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nungwi to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nungwi in April, expect nights in Cape Town to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Diving
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Shark Diving
Camp's Bay Beach ©
Camp's Bay Beach

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