59 days in Europe, South America, United States, South Pacific & Africa Itinerary

59 days in Europe, South America, United States, South Pacific & Africa Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
5
Canaima National Park, Venezuela
— 1 night
6
Cartagena, Colombia
— 1 night
7
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
8
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 2 nights
9
Broome, Australia
— 3 nights
10
Exmouth, Australia
— 3 nights
11
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
12
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
13
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
14
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
15
Nice, France
— 4 nights
16
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights

4
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Do some cultural sightseeing at Begijnhof and Grote Markt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster), Strand Egmond aan Zee (in Egmond aan Zee) and Strand van Castricum (in Castricum). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee and stroll through Jagersplas.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Taiyuan, China to Amsterdam is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Taiyuan to Amsterdam, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Taiyuan in August; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Strand Egmond aan Zee, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee, Het Strand van IJmuiden aan Zee, Grote Markt
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palace of Holyroodhouse and Cragside House and Gardens. Take a break from the city and head to Beadnell Bay Beach and Calton Hill. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Church of the Holy Trinity (in Berwick upon Tweed), The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses) and Bamburgh (Grace Darling Museum & Bamburgh Castle). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

Before you visit Edinburgh, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh is minus 1 hour. In August, Edinburgh is little chillier than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Church of the Holy Trinity, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Rosslyn Chapel
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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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 some historical perspective at Churchill War Rooms and Houses of Parliament. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Big Ben, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the London trip builder website.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect London to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elysees. Visiting Île de la Cité and Paris Plage will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris journey planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Canaima National Park ©
One of the largest national parks in the world, Canaima National Park encompasses 30,000 sq km (12 sq mi) of distinct landscapes, varied wildlife, and the world's highest waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Salto Aponguao. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Angel Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canaima National Park trip site.

Getting from Paris to Canaima National Park by flight takes about 25 hours. Traveling from Paris to Canaima National Park, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature Parks
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Angel Falls ©
Angel Falls
Salto Aponguao ©
Salto Aponguao

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cathedral Basilica of St. Catherine of Alexandria and then relax and rejuvenate at Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano).

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cartagena route maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canaima National Park to Cartagena. In August, daytime highs in Cartagena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Cartagena

Nature Spas Parks
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Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano) ©
Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano)
Museo del Oro Zenu ©
Museo del Oro Zenu
NH Galeria ©
NH Galeria

3
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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique. Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation planner.

You can fly from Cartagena to San Francisco in 14 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cartagena to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cartagena in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Dunes
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement and Fallen Soldiers Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Remarkables Ski Area and view the masterpieces at Queenstown Arts Centre.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Queenstown trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Queenstown in 18.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Queenstown is 20 hours. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Arrowtown Chinese Settlement
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
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The Remarkables Ski Area ©
The Remarkables Ski Area
Spas
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement ©
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement

3
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Broome, Australia

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome and Broome Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Cable Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Broome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Broome takes 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Queenstown to Broome. August in Broome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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Exmouth, Australia

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Ningaloo Reef. Visit Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area for some beach relaxation. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Shothole Canyon, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Exmouth driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in August, expect Exmouth to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area

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Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Masorini Archaeological Site and iNyoka Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Tshukudu Game Lodge. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoedspruit (Spas, Kumbaya Home Decor, &more).

You can plan Kruger National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Exmouth to Kruger National Park. Traveling from Exmouth to Kruger National Park, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Exmouth in September: highs in Kruger National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trip

Hoedspruit
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Tshukudu Game Lodge ©
Tshukudu Game Lodge

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Galleria Borghese and ALEFBET will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Lagustelli di Percile (in Percile), Riserva Naturale Monte Velino (in Magliano de' Marsi) and Anagni (Museo e Cripta della Cattedrale di Anagni & Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, stop by Il Negozietto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kruger National Park to Rome. The time zone difference when traveling from Kruger National Park to Rome is minus 1 hour. September in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Orvieto, Anagni, Vatican City, Lagustelli di Percile, Riserva Naturale Monte Velino
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Torre Mozza and Dog Beach San Vincenzo. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Crete Senesi (in Asciano), San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and take an in-depth tour of San Gimignano 1300.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Crete Senesi, Spiaggia di Torre Mozza, Dog Beach San Vincenzo, San Quirico d'Orcia
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Street Art Place. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Tegnue dell'Alto Adriatico (in Caorle), Pineta di Eraclea Mare (in Eraclea Mare) and Laguna di Bibione (in Bibione). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, look for all kinds of wild species at Lio Piccolo, and look for gifts at Marco Rubelli.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning tool.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Tegnue dell'Alto Adriatico, Pineta di Eraclea Mare, Marco Rubelli, Laguna di Bibione, Lio Piccolo
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Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vieille Ville and Plage de l'Escalet. Get in touch with nature at Castel Plage and Plage de Pampelonne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Les Caprices de Marilyn (in Cannes). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nice route planning website.

Getting from Venice to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Nice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Swim with Dolphins, Haut de Cagnes, Saint-Paul de Vence, Les Caprices de Marilyn
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Explore hidden gems such as Jurmala Beach and Old City Riga (Vecriga). Cesis Medieval Castle and Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), admire the masterpieces at Art Museum RIGA BOURSE, see the interesting displays at Museum of Riga's History and Navigation, and delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Riga travel planner.

Getting from Nice to Riga by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Nice to Riga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Riga is slightly colder than Nice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala, Cesis Medieval Castle, Gauja National Park
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

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