30 days in Europe, Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

30 days in Europe, Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
5
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
6
Beijing, China
— 2 nights
7
Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
8
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 1 night
9
Taupo, New Zealand
— 3 nights
10
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights

4
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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.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Peter's Basilica and Trastevere. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning site.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and visit Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris trip website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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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 a sense of the local culture at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in London to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Russian Museum. Popular historic sites such as Saint Isaac's Cathedral and The Marly Palace are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some photo ops at Site of Pushkin s Duel, pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and take in the exciting artwork at Tretyakov's Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip planner.

You can fly from London to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, thencontemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, thensteep yourself in history at Red Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moscow trip maker app.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Moscow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Lenin's Mausoleum ©
Lenin's Mausoleum

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Beijing, China

Beijing
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Beijing day trip planning app.

You can fly from Moscow to Beijing in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to China Standard Time (CST) is 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Moscow in June, with highs in Beijing at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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Shanghai, China

Shanghai
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): browse the different shops at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, thentake in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), thenget a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and finally pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Shanghai vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Beijing in June: highs in Shanghai hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites
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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Jade Buddha Temple ©
Jade Buddha Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Chard Farm Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Peregrine Wines, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Queenstown, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Queenstown takes 18.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Queenstown is 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Taupo.

Things to do in Queenstown

Wineries Spas Wildlife
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Peregrine Wines ©
Peregrine Wines
Spas
Chard Farm Winery ©
Chard Farm Winery

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Taupo, New Zealand

Taupo ©
The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
Get some cultural insight at Tongariro Alpine Crossing and L'Arte. Take a break from Taupo with a short trip to Tongariro Northern Circuit in Tongariro National Park, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Kinloch Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Tukairangi Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Taupo holiday builder tool.

Getting from Queenstown to Taupo by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Taupo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Tongariro National Park
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing ©
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Tongariro Northern Circuit ©
Tongariro Northern Circuit
Kinloch Beach ©
Kinloch Beach

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and St Thomas Becket Church. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, stop by Darling Harbour, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary maker.

You can fly from Taupo to Sydney in 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Sydney are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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