60 days in Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

60 days in Asia, Europe & United States Itinerary

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Mumbai, India
— 3 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 6 nights
Fly to Gagarin International Airport, Drive to Rtishchevo
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Rtishchevo, Russia
Drive to Gagarin International Airport, Fly to Klagenfurt
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Klagenfurt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 7 nights
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North Uist, United Kingdom
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Union City, United States
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Lijiang, China
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Seminyak, Indonesia
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Mumbai, India — 3 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Family-friendly places like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and Dharavi. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, browse the eclectic array of goods at Zaveri Bazaar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowpatty Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip itinerary maker site.

Chennai to Mumbai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Dubai.
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Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 6 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Attractions like Burj Khalifa and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque make great kid-friendly stops. Get a sense of the local culture at Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort and Jumeirah Mosque. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubai: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi (in Abu Dhabi) and Al Ain (Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Dubai Creek, and get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dubai online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Dubai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in Dubai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rtishchevo.
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Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Rtishchevo, Russia

Rtishchevo is a town in Saratov Oblast, Russia, located 214km west of Saratov, the administrative center of the oblast. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aleksandr Nevsky Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rtishchevo itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dubai to Rtishchevo. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Klagenfurt.
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Historic Sites
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Klagenfurt, Austria — 2 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Family-friendly places like Eboardmuseum and Room Escape Games will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stift Viktring and Fussgangerzone. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Worthersee, grab your bike and head to Europapark, take in the exciting artwork at Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Der Drauradweg.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Klagenfurt journey planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Rtishchevo to Klagenfurt with the Route module. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Klagenfurt are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 7 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Family-friendly places like Wawel Royal Castle and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Cathedral. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, take a stroll through Stare Miasto, explore the galleries of Jagiellonian University Museum Collegium Maius, and admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Klagenfurt to Krakow takes 8 hours. In October in Krakow, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to North Uist.
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North Uist, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Kids will enjoy Traigh Lingeigh Beach and RSPB Balranald.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the North Uist tour planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to North Uist takes 31 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In October in North Uist, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Union City.
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Union City, United States

Union City is a city located in Obion County, Tennessee, United States. To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Union City vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Uist to Union City. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from North Uist to Union City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from North Uist in October: highs in Union City hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to New York City.
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Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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New York City, United States — 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, visit Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Union City to New York City takes 15.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Union City to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Union City in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly to Lisbon.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Lisbon, Portugal — 6 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Bring the kids along to Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Castelo dos Mouros. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and wander the streets of Alfama.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from New York City to Lisbon in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Lisbon is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Ghent.
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Ghent, Belgium — 5 nights

Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Family-friendly places like Groeningemuseum and The Markt will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Friet Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, have some family-friendly fun at Level Up Gent, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Pieters-abdij, and enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle).

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ghent trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Ghent in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Ghent is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in November; daily highs in Ghent reach 12°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lijiang.
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Lijiang, China — 2 nights

Suzhou on the Plateau

The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
On the 17th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Lijiang - China. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Beiyue Temple of Lijiang and then explore the striking landscape of Three Parallel Rivers National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Lijiang travel route builder website.

Explore your travel options from Ghent to Lijiang with the Route module. Traveling from Ghent to Lijiang, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ghent in November, with highs in Lijiang at 1°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Seminyak.
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Seminyak, Indonesia — 5 nights

A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waterbom Bali and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Get a sense of the local culture at Tanah Lot Temple and Jimbaran Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seminyak: Pantai Sanur (in Sanur) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). On the 24th (Sun), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mason Elephant Park and get your game on at Tilo Kids Club.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Seminyak itinerary planning website.

Fly from Lijiang to Seminyak in 12.5 hours. In November, Seminyak is warmer than Lijiang - with highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 6 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Grand Palace and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Get some cultural insight at Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Step out of Bangkok to go to Ayutthaya and see Wat Maha That, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram, have fun and explore at Children's Discovery Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Seminyak to Bangkok in 8 hours. Traveling from Seminyak to Bangkok, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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India travel guide

4.6
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Beaches
It may very well be fair to call India "incredible," given its mind-boggling diversity of landscapes, climates, cultures, and languages. The world's largest democracy, and second only to China in terms of population, India contains majestic peaks dusted with glistening snow, sun-drenched beaches, ancient hand-carved temples, and sprawling cities jam-packed with people, vehicles, and animals. Many tour India during the country's devotional festivals, which range from immense parades that convert cities into giant performance stages, to simple farming fairs dedicated to relatively obscure local deities. Whenever you choose to vacation in India, make sure you see some of the country's World Heritage Sites, which include the legendary Taj Mahal and Chilika Lake, the planet's second-largest lagoon.
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United Arab Emirates travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.
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Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Yunnan travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Bodies of Water
One of the most diverse provinces in China, Yunnan offers a wide range of attractions, ranging from UNESCO-protected stone forest formations to ancient Tibetan monasteries. Sightseeing in Yunnan includes visits to picturesque old town zones--some of the best-preserved in China--as well as seeing some of the country's most elaborate pagodas. Yunnan’s intact nature--which sits relatively close to urban areas--as well as year-round, spring-like climate provides excellent hiking opportunities. You can hike in beautiful nature along well-maintained trails and see spectacular rice terraces, swim in one of the deepest and cleanest lakes in China, or visit a diverse range of ethnic villages. Buy some delicious local tea and try some exquisite rice noodles.
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Indonesia travel guide

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Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.
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