16 days in United States, Canada, Africa & Europe Itinerary

16 days in United States, Canada, Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Start: St. Petersburg, Russia
+3
Train + Fly + Train + Subway:  14 h 30 min
1
New York City, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  10 h 45 min
4
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Hrisey Island, Iceland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  24 h
6
Madrid, United States
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: St. Petersburg, Russia

1
night
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alice in Wonderland Statue. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Alice in Wonderland Statue, then don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker.

St. Petersburg, Russia to New York City is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of train, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 8 hours. In August, New York City is a bit warmer than St. Petersburg - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

2
nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market, get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Montreal travel planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Montreal by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Montreal at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

2
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech online tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Montreal to Marrakech in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Marrakech. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in August: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

3
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You've now added Viking Rafting to your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Akureyri planning website.

You can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Marrakech to Akureyri in 20 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Marrakech in August, things will get colder in Akureyri: highs are around 16°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hrisey Island.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Viking Rafting ©
Viking Rafting
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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nights
Hrisey Island, Iceland

Hrisey Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Whale Watching Hauganes. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): cast your line with Whale Watching Hauganes.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hrisey Island trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Hrisey Island takes 1.5 hours. August in Hrisey Island sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Hrisey Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Whale Watching Hauganes
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Whale Watching Hauganes ©
Whale Watching Hauganes

1
night
Madrid, United States

Madrid
Madrid is a census-designated place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Ghost Town, then explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and finally stop by Shugarman's Little Chocolate Shop. On the next day, hike along Canyon Trail and then browse for treasures at Tinkertown Museum.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Madrid journey site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hrisey Island to Madrid. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Hrisey Island in September, expect nights in Madrid to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are much hotter, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Cochiti Pueblo, Pecos National Historical Park, Ghost Town, Tinkertown Museum
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Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park

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