57 days in United States, South America, South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

57 days in United States, South America, South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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1
New York City, United States
— 8 nights
2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
3
Auckland, New Zealand
— 4 nights
4
Apia, Samoa
— 5 nights
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
6
Beijing, China
— 6 nights
7
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 5 nights
8
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights

8
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), stroll around The High Line, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to New York City is minus 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, take a stroll through Palermo, steep yourself in history at Casa Rosada, and shop like a local with Puerto Madero.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Buenos Aires takes 15 hours. Traveling from New York City to Buenos Aires, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Buenos Aires hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Horseback Riding Tours
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

4
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Get out of town with these interesting Auckland side-trips: Connells Bay Sculpture Park (in Waiheke Island) and Tawharanui Regional Park (in Warkworth). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Auckland Museum, and don't miss a visit to Alberton.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Auckland trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Auckland takes 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Auckland is 15 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Auckland. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Apia.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Connells Bay Sculpture Park, Tawharanui Regional Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Connells Bay Sculpture Park ©
Connells Bay Sculpture Park

5
nights
Apia, Samoa

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apia: Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Sauniatu, enjoy the sand and surf at Lefaga Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Apia trip planner.

Fly from Auckland to Apia in 8 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Apia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

6
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi), Sankeien Gardens (in Yokohama) and Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple & Kōtoku-in). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, get your game on at owlcafe akibafukurou, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Apia to Tokyo with the Route module. The time zone changes from Apia Standard Time (WSST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. June in Tokyo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kamakura, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Sojiji, Sankeien Gardens
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owlcafe akibafukurou ©
owlcafe akibafukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

6
nights
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mutianyu Great Wall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), admire the landmark architecture of Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling), and take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Beijing day trip planning website.

Fly from Tokyo to Beijing in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to China Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Beijing

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

5
nights
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Take a break from Ulaanbaatar with a short trip to Horseback Riding Tours in Gorkhi Terelj National Park, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, look for gifts at Mongolian Quilting Centre, get engrossed in the history at National History Museum, and appreciate the history behind Genghis Khan Square.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ulaanbaatar route maker app.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Beijing in July; daily highs in Ulaanbaatar reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Genghis Khan Square ©
Genghis Khan Square
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Go for a jaunt from Tashkent to Chimgan to see Pulatkhan Plateau about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar, examine the collection at House Museum of Pumpkin, enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower, and head outdoors with Lake Charvak.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tashkent driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Tashkent is minus 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Pulatkhan Plateau
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau

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Istanbul, Turkey

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Istanbul takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tashkent to Istanbul, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Istanbul sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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