60 days in Asia, Southeast Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia, Southeast Asia & Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Asia, Southeast Asia & Africa Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly + Train:  17 h 15 min
1
Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  15 h
2
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Tulamben, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
4
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
7
Leh, India
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  16 h 45 min
8
Jaisalmer, India
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9 h 45 min
9
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 7 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  9 h 30 min
11
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
12
Hurghada, Egypt
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
13
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
14
Jerusalem, Israel
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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2
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get a sense of the local culture at Miyajima and Itsukushima Shrine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and Shukkei-en Garden. Step out of Hiroshima with an excursion to Mt. Misen in Miyajima--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary builder website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Hiroshima is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Hiroshima. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in June: high temperatures in Hiroshima hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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nights
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
Step out of the city life by going to Padar Island and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kanawa Island. There's still lots to do: hike along Love Hill and Head underground at Rangko Cave.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Labuan Bajo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Labuan Bajo by combination of train and flight takes about 15 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tulamben.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rangko Cave ©
Rangko Cave

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nights
Tulamben, Indonesia

Tulamben ©
The small, otherwise unassuming fishing village of Tulamben draws scores of tourists every year as the site of a sunken U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Ujung Water Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Taman Tirtagangga, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Puri Agung Karangasem.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulamben sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Labuan Bajo to Tulamben takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. June in Tulamben sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Tulamben

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Karangasem, Puri Agung Karangasem
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USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ujung Water Palace ©
Ujung Water Palace

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Phuket Trickeye Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Banana Beach and Promthep Cape. Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town), Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Walking tours (in Khao Lak). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Karon View Point, have some family-friendly fun at Dino Park Mini Golf, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Patong tour itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tulamben to Patong. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. June in Patong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Rawai, Walking tours, Banana Beach
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Walking tours
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach

5
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Popular historic sites such as Beng Mealea and Terrace of the Elephants are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, experience rural life at Angkor Silk Farm, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap journey builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Siem Reap takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Highlights from your plan
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan
Baphuon Temple ©
Baphuon Temple

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nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Doi Inthanon will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Phra Singh. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Mae Taeng) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Doi Inthanon National Park, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing

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Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Konigspalast von Shey and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiksey Monastery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and then make a trip to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Leh trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Leh takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chiang Mai to Leh is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Konigspalast von Shey
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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nights
Jaisalmer, India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Jain Temples and Jaisalmer Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 9th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Leh to Jaisalmer takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort

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nights
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Corniche Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital. There's still lots to do: cool off at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, go for a walk through The Corniche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jahili Moschee, and join the crowd at Yas Marina Circuit.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Abu Dhabi in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jaisalmer to Abu Dhabi due to the time zone difference. July in Abu Dhabi sees daily highs of 50°C and lows of 37°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Jahili Moschee
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Louvre Abu Dhabi ©
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital ©
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

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nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Get in touch with nature at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Swim with Dolphins. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take a leisurely stroll along Bur Dubai Abra Dock, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubai trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in July, and nighttime lows around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Dubai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve ©
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

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nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sharm El Luli and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from the city and head to Abu Dabbab Beach and Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam visit planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Dubai to Marsa Alam takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Marsa Alam, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Marsa Alam to be little chillier, temps between 41°C and 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

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Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Swim with Dolphins will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, and step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hurghada trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Marsa Alam to Hurghada by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Marsa Alam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hurghada, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh ©
An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Hole and Off-Road Tours. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Shark's Bay Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab (about 1h 20 min away).

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh vacation app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dahab
Highlights from your plan
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel and Mt of Olives. Step off the beaten path and head to Tayelet and The Garden Tomb. Venture out of the city with trips to Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek & Old Tel Aviv Port Area). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of Gethsemane.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jerusalem route maker app .

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Jerusalem takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in August, expect Jerusalem to be a bit cooler, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Dead Sea
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Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel ©
Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel
The Western Wall Tunnels ©
The Western Wall Tunnels
Jewish Quarter ©
Jewish Quarter

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