45 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

45 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Valletta, Malta
— 4 nights
+3
ferry + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h
4
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
7
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
8
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Oia, Greece
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Chania Town, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Adelaide, Australia

3
nights
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 10th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Singapore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the galleries of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, and then meet the residents at Singapore Zoo.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore trip tool .

Adelaide, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Adelaide to Singapore. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in August; daily highs in Singapore reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairo.

Things to do in Singapore

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
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Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Universal Studios Singapore ©
Universal Studios Singapore
Flight Experience Flight Simulator ©
Flight Experience Flight Simulator

2
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.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairo online tour planner .

Getting from Singapore to Cairo by flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in Cairo hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Safaris
Nile River
Nile River

4
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
When in Valletta, make a side trip to see Mellieha Beach in Mellieha, approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. John's Co-Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Valletta trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Valletta takes 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Valletta. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Valletta to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 37°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mdina Old City, Mellieha Beach, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
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Fort St Elmo - National War Museum ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Mellieha Beach ©
Mellieha Beach

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, stroll through Spiaggia Grande, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Positano journey builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight, train, subway, and bus from Valletta to Positano in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Villa Cimbrone Gardens
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Walk of the Gods ©
Walk of the Gods
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then explore the activities along Riva del Carbon, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip app .

Drive from Positano to Venice in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Step out of Zagreb with an excursion to Plitvice Lakes National Park in Plitvice Lakes National Park--about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and make a trip to Tkalciceva.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planning site .

Getting from Venice to Zagreb by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Venice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zagreb, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
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Room Escape Games
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Walking tours

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, adventure, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, do a tasting at Putalj Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Split online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in August, expect Split to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Speed Boats Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dubrovnik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Speed Boats Tours
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and stroll through Paradise Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip app .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Mykonos Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Dubrovnik to Mykonos Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mykonos Town when traveling from Dubrovnik in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Paraga Beach, Ornos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Explore Oia's surroundings by going to Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa), Akrotiri (Red Beach & Akrotiri) and Kamari Beach (in Kamari). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oia journey builder app .

Traveling by car from Mykonos Town to Oia takes 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Skaros Rock
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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nights
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi) and Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Samaria Gorge National Park, explore the world behind art at Folklore Museum of Chania, see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD, and don't miss a visit to Chania Venetian Lighthouse.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chania Town attractions website .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Oia to Chania Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Samaria Gorge National Park, Elafonissi Beach, Falassarna Beach
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Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park
Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach

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