60 days in Central America, South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Central America, South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Drive to San Ignacio
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San Ignacio, Belize
— 5 nights
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Drive to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Fly to Nauru International Airport, Drive to Yaren
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Yaren, Nauru
— 2 nights
Drive to Nauru International Airport, Fly to Busan
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Busan, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 6 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 6 nights
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Minsk, Belarus
— 6 nights
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Kyrenia, Cyprus
— 3 nights
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Famagusta, Cyprus
— 3 nights
Drive to Larnaca International Airport, Fly to Addis Ababa
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
— 2 nights
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Tirana, Albania
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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San Ignacio, Belize — 5 nights

The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Ignacio: Belmopan (Blue Hole National Park, Guanacaste National Park, &more) and The Belize Zoo (in La Democracia). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, get a new perspective on nature at Chaa Creek Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to House of Culture, and take in the exciting artwork at Sak Tunich Art Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio trip app.

Belfast, UK to San Ignacio is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Belfast to San Ignacio, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yaren.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:

Yaren, Nauru — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well, go deep underground at Central Plateau, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anibare Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Japanese Guns, then explore the activities along Buada Lagoon, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament House.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yaren trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from San Ignacio to Yaren with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 18 hours traveling from San Ignacio to Yaren. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Busan.
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Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Busan, South Korea — 4 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gyeongju (Gyeongju National Museum & Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, take an in-depth tour of Bokcheon Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggungsa, and explore the world behind art at Busan Museum of Art.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Busan trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yaren to Busan. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yaren to Busan. In June in Busan, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to fly to Seoul.
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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:

Seoul, South Korea — 6 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.
When in Seoul, make a side trip to see DMZ Haemaru Village in Paju, approximately Paju away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Changdeokgung Palace, walk around Namsan Park, make a trip to Jongmyo Shrine, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seoul trip maker tool.

You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Seoul are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 4 nights

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 3rd (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, take a spin around town with Bike Tours, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in June; daily highs in Ho Chi Minh City reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Hanoi.
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Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 6 nights

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
On the 7th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), see Off-Road Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Hanoi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll set off for Minsk on the 10th (Sun).
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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 10:

Minsk, Belarus — 6 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Get out of town with these interesting Minsk side-trips: St. Joseph's Church (in Rubezhevichi), Holy Spring of St. Nicholas (in Lahojsk) and National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh (in Nesvizh). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, deepen your knowledge of military history at Stalin's Line, and find something for the whole family at Gorky Central Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Minsk tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Minsk takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Hanoi to Minsk due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Kyrenia.
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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 16:

Kyrenia, Cyprus — 3 nights

Famous for its natural port and Byzantine castle, Kyrenia is not only a lovely old Venetian town, but also the most visited tourist destination in Northern Cyprus.
Kyrenia is known for historic sites, nature, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Saint Hilarion Castle, don't miss a visit to Agha Cafar Pasha Mosque, cast your line with Aphrodite Accommodation, Boat Tours & Fishing Trips Agent Girne, and stroll through Kyrenia Animal Rescue.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kyrenia online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Minsk to Kyrenia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Minsk to Kyrenia, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minsk in July, expect nights in Kyrenia to be somewhat warmer, around 27°C, while days are much warmer, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Famagusta.
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Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Famagusta, Cyprus — 3 nights

Just east of the capital sits Famagusta, an ancient port city with archaeological attractions, as well as an abandoned quarter that is popular among tourists as a symbol of the conflict between Turks and Greeks.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Famagusta City Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, then step into the grandiose world of Othello Castle, and finally see some colorful creatures with Dive Hub. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Monastery of Apostolos Varnavas, then make a trip to St Barnabas Monastery and Icon Museum, and then admire the striking features of Salamis Ancient City.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Famagusta attractions planner.

Drive from Kyrenia to Famagusta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kyrenia in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Famagusta, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. You'll set off for Addis Ababa on the 22nd (Fri).
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Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — 3 nights

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 24th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 25th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and look for gifts at Salem's Ethiopia.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Addis Ababa itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Famagusta to Addis Ababa with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Famagusta in July, you will find days in Addis Ababa are colder (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Malabo.
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea — 2 nights

The oldest city in Equatorial Guinea, regional capital Malabo represents a monument to Spanish colonial architecture, mingled with modern buildings commissioned since decolonization.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Malabo National Park, make a trip to La Casa Verde, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Fernando, then get your bearings at Centro Cultural de Espana en Malabo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Isabel.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Malabo trip planner.

You can fly from Addis Ababa to Malabo in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Addis Ababa to Malabo is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Addis Ababa in July, expect Malabo to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Tirana.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Tirana, Albania — 5 nights

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tirana: Shkoder (Walking tours & Rozafa Castle), Berat (National Ethnographic Museum Berat & Berat Castle) and Kruje (Kruja Castle & Ethnographic Museum of Kruja). On the 29th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square, and soak away your stress at Deluxe Spa & Massage.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tirana tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Malabo to Tirana. When traveling from Malabo in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tirana, with highs around 38°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 7 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Haarlem Railway Station & Grote Markt) and The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and walk around Vondelpark.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Tirana to Amsterdam takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tirana in August, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 8:

Belize travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · River Rafting & Tubing · Reefs
Belize boasts a long coastline along the Caribbean Sea and serves as one of the world's top destinations for snorkeling and scuba diving. In a country providing a home for many different ethnic communities, a holiday in Belize ensures visitors experience a blend of cultures sharing a small land endowed with grand natural beauty. As you tour Belize, you'll see dense broadleaf forests sheltering a staggering variety of birds, ancient Maya ruins providing a palpable history lesson, and tiny coastal villages making up in hospitality what they lack in tourist infrastructure. Still relatively unexplored by foreigners, the country offers travelers a chance to experience pristine scenery free of big crowds and pushy souvenir vendors.
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Nauru travel guide

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Beaches · Bodies of Water · Tourist Spots
Pleasant Island
One of the world's smallest countries, Nauru represents an island heaven for those interested in doing little more than relaxing by the sea during their vacation. For those into active holidays, a trip to Nauru ensures plenty of chances to try fishing, scuba diving, and exploring the remnants of a phosphate mine. For history buffs looking to add some culture to their Nauru itinerary, reminders of Japanese occupation remain scattered around the tiny island.
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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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Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.
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Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
Explore the idyllic cornflower fields, vast forests, and charming villages of , a country that blends modern progress with its rich history. Tour the financially prosperous and socially progressive capital city, traipse through national parks, and catch sight of the continent's largest mammal, the European bison. Visit ancient castles, and view demonstrations of ceramic making and blacksmithing. Learn how World War II impacted this Eastern European nation by visiting one of the many monuments and memorials that pay homage to those who served. Because of its isolation from the rest of the region, visitors to the country are often approached with curiosity, but warmly greeted by the locals. Known for its rich cultural heritage, the nation hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy the arts.
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Ethiopia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · National Parks · Ruins
Abyssinia
One of the oldest countries in the world, Ethiopia was the only African nation not to fall under colonial control. The continued independence left the country with a wealth of undisturbed historical sites and cultural practices--reasons enough to plan a vacation in Ethiopia. Ancient ruins, hill tribes, wild forest areas, gushing rivers, and depressions filled with active volcanoes represent just some of the many Ethiopia attractions worthy of your attention.
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Equatorial Guinea travel guide

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Churches · Nature & Parks · Landmarks
The mainland and offshore areas of Equatorial Guinea offer different flavors for off-road adventuring. The islands boast rainforests rich in endemic wildlife and volcanic rock formations, while the mainland offers a slew of gold beaches. The main port cities, on the mainland and off, hold few real charms for international visitors on vacation in Equatorial Guinea, with the emphasis much more on what lies beyond.
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Albania travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Military Museums
Land of the Eagles
With its young bustling metropolis, networks of cobblestone pedestrianized streets, coastal beach towns, and cities of ancient ruins, Albania will continuously surprise you. As you reach each new major town and discover how completely different it is from the last, your appreciation will deepen for this tucked-away land steeped in history. Travel, eating, and accommodation here is very inexpensive, freeing you from budget concerns and allowing you to travel in the style that you want. Meanwhile, you may find yourself going days without spotting another tourist. While this means that many things will not be customized for visitors (non-English menus, sparse accommodation, and fewer international transportation options), you'll experience the feel of authentic Albania.
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The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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