44 days in South America, Asia & Europe Itinerary

44 days in South America, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 45 min
2
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  44 h
3
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Newark, United States

1
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica.

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Newark, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Rio de Janeiro, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 67°F. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

2
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the activities along Tebinquinche Lake and then explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna.

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Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to San Pedro de Atacama takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June: highs in San Pedro de Atacama hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks
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Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Tebinquinche Lake ©
Tebinquinche Lake

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Haad Yao Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Sadet Beach, thenstroll through Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Khao Tham.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan journey maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Pedro de Atacama to Ko Pha Ngan. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 11 hours traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Ko Pha Ngan. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in June: highs in Ko Pha Ngan hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 81°F. On the 19th (Tue), you're off to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Hat Sadet Beach ©
Hat Sadet Beach
Haad Chao Phao Beach ©
Haad Chao Phao Beach

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then see the interesting displays at Russian Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum and then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ko Pha Ngan to St. Petersburg. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to St. Petersburg. In June, St. Petersburg is much colder than Ko Pha Ngan - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Appreciate the collections at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Plaka, kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Athens takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Athens. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from St. Petersburg in June, with highs in Athens at 86°F and lows at 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Temple of Poseidon, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Palatine Hill and St. Clement Basilica. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese), Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo (in Terracina) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in June, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vatican City, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo, Cascata delle Marmore
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

7
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Siena and Basilica of Santa Croce. You'll get in some beach time at Bagno Carlo and Bagno Grazia. Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino) and Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marina di Pietrasanta, Icario Winery, La Vela BeachClub, Duomo di Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Step off the beaten path and head to Natural History Museum and The Lanes. Take a break from London with a short trip to Brighton Beach in Brighton, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of Hampstead, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Florence to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Florence to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in July; daily highs in London reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Praia da Nazare and Guincho Beach for some beach relaxation. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Museum of Ancient Art will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca), Castelo dos Mouros (in Sintra) and Evora (Capela dos Ossos, Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Alfama, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon sightseeing planner.

You can fly from London to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Lisbon at 85°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Evora, Guincho Beach, Praia da Nazare, Monastery of Alcobaca, Castelo dos Mouros
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) ©
Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then take a stroll through Gran Via. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): wander the streets of Paseo de la Castellana, thenvisit Barrio de Salamanca, and then identify plant and animal life at Penalara Natural Park.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Madrid holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in July, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Neighborhoods Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Penalara Natural Park
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Gran Via ©
Gran Via
Paseo de la Castellana ©
Paseo de la Castellana
Barrio de Salamanca ©
Barrio de Salamanca

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Lloret Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fenals Beach and Llevant Beach. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Tarragona to see Anfiteatro de Tarragona about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Llevant Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town), Anfiteatro de Tarragona
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

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