44 days in Europe, Africa, Asia & South America Itinerary

44 days in Europe, Africa, Asia & South America Itinerary

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44 days in Europe, Africa, Asia & South America Itinerary

Start: Cleveland, United States
Fly:  21​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
7
Pokhara, Nepal
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  45​min
8
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
9
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
11
Cusco, Peru
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
12
Cartagena, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h
End: Cleveland, United States

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Gradske Zidine and Fort Lovrijenac are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cavtat Old Town and Rector's Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Srebreno Beach (in Srebreno) and Vlaho Bukovac House (in Cavtat). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Stradun, browse the exhibits of Franciscan Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Brsalje Street.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik online itinerary creator.

Cleveland, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cleveland to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Stradun ©
Stradun
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ossuary / The Cemetery Church and Vyšehrad. Popular historic sites such as Prague Astronomical Clock and Cathedral of St. Barbara are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Old Town Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Prague sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dubrovnik in June: high temperatures in Prague hover around 71°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Russian Museum and State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial and Cathedrale navale Saint-Nicolas de Kronstadt. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), steep yourself in history at Place du Palais (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and see the interesting displays at Scientific Archives of the State Museum-Reserve "Peterhof" |.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg itinerary maker.

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at The Armoury, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad), then examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), and finally take an in-depth tour of State Historical Museum. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Moscow State Integrated Art and Historical Architectural and Natural Landscape Museum-Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Beloye (Vologda Oblast), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Krutitskoe Podvorye, and finally explore the world behind art at The State Tretyakov Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Moscow trip planner.

Traveling by train from St. Petersburg to Moscow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Moscow sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Armoury Chamber ©
Armoury Chamber
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Tagore Promenade and Citadella. Step out of Budapest to go to Szentendre and see Priest's Island (Pap-sziget), which is approximately 40 minutes away. Dedicate the 23rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Hősök tere, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and explore the historical opulence of Buda Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip generator.

Fly from Moscow to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Budapest. When traveling from Moscow in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Priest's Island (Pap-sziget), Tagore Promenade
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Egyptian Antiquities Museum and Tahrir Square. Get some cultural insight at Pyramids of Giza and Islamic Cairo. Step out of Cairo with an excursion to Great Sphinx in Giza--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, admire the striking features of Citadel (Al-Qalaa), delve into the distant past at Step Pyramid of Djoser, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Budapest to Cairo with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Cairo. In June, Cairo is somewhat warmer than Budapest - with highs of 93°F and lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©

1
night
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Peace Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Barahi temple, and then take an in-depth tour of Gurkha Memorial Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pokhara tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cairo to Pokhara. Traveling from Cairo to Pokhara, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Historic Sites Museums
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Barahi temple ©
Barahi temple
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple
Gurkha Memorial Museum ©
Gurkha Memorial Museum

1
night
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pashupatinath Temple, then explore the world behind art at Patan Museum, then contemplate the long history of Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kathmandu trip builder.

You can fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kathmandu can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Patan (Lalitpur)
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Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

5
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage. Museum-lovers will appreciate CULTURAL CENTER OF BRAZIL'S SEAT and Museum of Contemporary Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Catedral São Pedro de Alcântara (in Petropolis) and Saquarema (Praia de Itauna & Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Nazareth). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, admire the striking features of Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruínas, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kathmandu to Rio de Janeiro. Traveling from Kathmandu to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kathmandu in June, you will find days in Rio de Janeiro are a bit cooler (78°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Saquarema, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
night
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Aguas Corrientes, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, then wander the streets of San Telmo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip generator.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Palacio de Aguas Corrientes ©
Palacio de Aguas Corrientes
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

4
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tipon and Walking tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Sacsayhuaman and Centro Historico De Cusco. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at ChocoMuseo, and delve into the distant past at Tambomachay.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cusco trip builder.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Cusco by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Peru Time (PET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, expect nights in Cusco to be slightly colder, around 34°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Spas
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Tipon ©
Tipon
Q'enqo ©
Q'enqo

2
nights
Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena ©
The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
On the 12th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De Punta Arena, steep yourself in history at Plaza Santo Domingo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, and finally explore the historical opulence of San Felipe de Barajas Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cartagena online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Cusco to Cartagena in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in July, things will get much hotter in Cartagena: highs are around 91°F and lows about 78°F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo
Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa ©
Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa
Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver ©
Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver

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