60 days in Africa, Caribbean, South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Africa, Caribbean, South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Walvis Bay Airport, Drive to Namib-Naukluft Park
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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 4 nights
Drive to Walvis Bay Airport, Fly to Montego Bay
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Negril, Jamaica
— 2 nights
Drive to Sangster International Airport, Fly to Line Islands
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Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly
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Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly
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Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Jeju, South Korea
— 6 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 7 nights
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Oslo, Norway
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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia — 3 nights

One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gobabeb (Gobabeb Desert Research Station & Dorob National Park). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Kuiseb Pass.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Namib-Naukluft Park trip app.

Oslo, Norway to Namib-Naukluft Park is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oslo in September: high temperatures in Namib-Naukluft Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Swakopmund.
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Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Swakopmund, Namibia — 4 nights

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Change things up with a short trip to Kayaking & Canoeing in Walvis Bay (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stop by Die Muschel, and examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Swakopmund using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Montego Bay.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

Montego Bay, Jamaica — 4 nights

The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Falmouth), Original Mayfield Falls Jamaica (in Pennycooke) and YS Falls (in Saint Elizabeth Parish). There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Tryall Golf Course, take some stellar pictures from Ahhh...Ras Natango Gallery and Garden, steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House, and stroll through Doctor's Cave Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Montego Bay trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Swakopmund to Montego Bay. The time zone difference when traveling from Swakopmund to Montego Bay is minus 6 hours. In September, Montego Bay is much hotter than Swakopmund - with highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ocho Rios.
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Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature
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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

Ocho Rios, Jamaica — 5 nights

A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Explore Ocho Rios' surroundings by going to Blue Mountain Peak (in Blue Mountains National Park), Bob Marley Museum (in St. Ann's Bay) and Green Grotto Caves (in Runaway Bay). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Dunn's River Falls and Park, take a peaceful walk through Cranbrook Flower Forest, walk around Konoko Falls, and hike along Fern Gully.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ocho Rios travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Ocho Rios, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Negril.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Negril, Jamaica — 2 nights

Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Kingsley's Take Care Tours - Day Tours and then Head underground at Blue Hole Mineral Spring. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Negril day trip site.

You can drive from Ocho Rios to Negril in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Negril can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Line Islands.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati — 1 night

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Line Islands holiday planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Negril to Line Islands. The time zone difference when traveling from Negril to Line Islands is 19 hours. Traveling from Negril in September, expect nights in Line Islands to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 24th (Sat).
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:

Tokyo, Japan — 6 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.
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo DisneySea about 30 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 28th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Line Islands to Tokyo. The time zone changes from Line Islands Time (LINT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Line Islands in September, things will get little chillier in Tokyo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Kyoto.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:

Kyoto, Japan — 6 nights

The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Dotombori District (in Dotombori), Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Busan.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Theme Parks
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Busan, South Korea — 3 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for sightseeing, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, make a trip to Seokbulsa Temple, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan day trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Busan by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Busan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Jeju.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Jeju, South Korea — 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Cheonjiyeon Falls). Spend the 16th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Sehwa Beach, step off the mainland to explore Udo, and get outside with Hyeopjae Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeju trip planner.

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Busan in October, Jeju is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Seoul.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Oct 10 — 16:

Seoul, South Korea — 7 nights

One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Paju to see DMZ Haemaru Village about 1h 25 min away. Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, make a trip to N Seoul Tower, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In October, daytime highs in Seoul are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Oslo.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Theme Parks
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Oslo, Norway — 7 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, laugh and play at Norsk Folkemuseum, ponder the world of politics at Rådhuset, and examine the collection at Munch.

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You can fly from Seoul to Oslo in 14.5 hours. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Seoul in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Namibia travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · Deserts · Landmarks
Land of the Brave
Since gaining independence from South Africa in 1990, Namibia has sought to rival its neighbor in terms of tourist appeal. While it hasn't yet gotten up to the numbers of South Africa, Namibia tourism sector has plenty to work with. The desert and mountainous areas represent a real source of appeal, with species of classic African game animals, such as desert lions, zebras, and elephants real highlights of safaris through the national parks. Namibians are rightly proud of their country, and the myriad traditional villages, colonial German towns, and lively urban centers all deserve your attention.
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Jamaica travel guide

4.1
Waterfalls · Beaches · Nightlife
The third most populous English-speaking country in the Americas, Jamaica remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, with the British monarch its official head of state. Jamaica tourism thrives thanks to the island nation's reputation for natural beauty, outstanding cuisine, and lively music scene. The country's landscape is as diverse as its population, its tropical climate supporting varied ecosystems that include everything from savannahs to rugged mountain slopes. For most visitors, a holiday in Jamaica is a largely outdoor affair, with hiking, fishing, golfing, camping, snorkeling, horseback riding, and kite surfing among the most popular things to do.
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Republic of Kiribati travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Government Buildings · Churches
You'll find a surprising number of vacation ideas in Kiribati, an island nation boasting a rich cultural and natural abundance. The 33 coral islands offer world-class fishing spots, marine and terrestrial reserves, and great places to try a range of water sports. Its refreshingly noncommercial and lively culture engages visitors with its colors, vibrancy, and welcoming character. Experience the local philosophy of subsistence in the villages, where delicious cuisine and traditional ceremonies take precedence. On a different note, history buffs will appreciate sites commemorating an infamous World War II battle that took place here. Head farther inland for an adventurer's holiday--exploring the forests, discovering a wealth of impressive natural features, and identifying the diversity of plant and animal life.
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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.
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South Korea travel guide

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Shopping · History Museums · Parks
Land of the Morning Calm
Though it boasts a history spanning thousands of years, South Korea ranks among the world's most urbanized and modernized countries, with nearly half of its population living in high-rises concentrated in the national capital. In this land of pristine mountain scenery, many South Korea vacations involve some form of winter sports--not surprising for the country that won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curious travelers wishing to get to know South Korea's heart and soul spend only a small part of their holiday in big cities like Busan and Seoul, devoting much of their attention to the tranquil countryside that seems largely untouched by the 21st century.
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