57 days in Asia, United States, South America & Europe Itinerary

57 days in Asia, United States, South America & Europe Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
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San Francisco, United States
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New York City, United States
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Barcelona, Spain
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Paris, France
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London, United Kingdom
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Hong Kong, China
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Tokyo, Japan

— 5 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and browse the exhibits of Tokyo National Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary planning site.

Daegu, South Korea to Tokyo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Parks

San Francisco, United States

— 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & VGS Chateau Potelle). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to San Francisco takes 14.5 hours. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Tokyo to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

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New York City, United States

— 7 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New York City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 7 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Copacabana Beach, and take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro sightseeing planner.

Getting from New York City to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 13 hours. Traveling from New York City to Rio de Janeiro, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Rio de Janeiro to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Barcelona, Spain

— 6 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip website.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona is 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, with highs in Barcelona at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 6 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Rouen (Rue du Gros-Horloge & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
When in London, make a side trip to see Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar in Biggin Hill, approximately Biggin Hill away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with a short trip to Thermal Spas in Grindavik (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, cruise along Ring Road, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip website.

Fly from London to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Traveling from London in October, things will get a bit cooler in Reykjavik: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Hong Kong, China

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, make a trip to Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and appreciate the history behind Lantau island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hong Kong road trip planning site.

Fly from Reykjavik to Hong Kong in 19 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Reykjavik in November; daily highs in Hong Kong reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Jeju.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Jeju, South Korea

— 5 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Jeju is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, and stroll around Sarabong Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Jeju in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hong Kong to Jeju. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.

Jeju Island travel guide

3.8
Specialty Museums · Mountains · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A popular vacation island for Koreans and foreigners with a mild coastal climate, Jeju-do offers hiking, caving, horseback riding, and plenty of beaches on which to relax and observe the sunset. A holiday in Jeju-do usually involves a visit to a UNESCO-protected lava tube, where you can see the world’s largest known lava column. Other lava and limestone caves set in botanical gardens, as well as a number of folk villages, combine to offer a diverse range of attractions during treks through the densely forested island, with the well-marked hiking trails also leading past giant basalt statues. Inland theme parks--ranging from a teddy bear museum to an erotic sculpture park--and golf courses provide a diverse range of entertainment options. The matriarchal island is known for its fisherwomen and female divers.