60 days in Africa, South America, South Pacific, United States & Canada Itinerary

60 days in Africa, South America, South Pacific, United States & Canada Itinerary

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Lagos, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Fly to Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport, Drive to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Campos Do Jordao, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Brotas, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
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Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 7 nights
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Koloa, United States
— 4 nights
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Hanalei, United States
— 2 nights
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San Diego, United States
— 7 nights
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San Jose, United States
— 4 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
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Anchorage, United States
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Lagos, Nigeria

— 2 nights
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 16th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at LUFASI Nature Park and then identify plant and animal life at Lekki Conservation Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Freedom Park Lagos, soothe aching muscles at Jane’s Haven Beauty Spa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tarkwa Bay Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lagos trip itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Lagos is an approximately 17-hour flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in January: high temperatures in Lagos hover around 39°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ubatuba, Brazil

— 4 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Ubatuba is known for beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Prumirim Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Barquario, enjoy the sand and surf at Prumirim Beach, and trek along Trilha 7 Praias Desertas.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ubatuba route builder.

Explore your travel options from Lagos to Ubatuba with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Campos Do Jordao, Brazil

— 2 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park and then take some stellar pictures from Morro do Elefante. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual de Campos do Jordão - Horto Florestal and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Campos Do Jordao trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Ubatuba to Campos Do Jordao by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 5 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
When in Sao Paulo, make a side trip to see National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida, approximately Aparecida away. There's lots more to do: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Museu do Futebol, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

For ratings and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip planning site.

Getting from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo. In January, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brotas.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brotas, Brazil

— 3 nights
A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Territorio Selvagem Canoar. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, view the masterpieces at Anand Atelier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecoparque Cassorova, and walk around Recanto das Cachoeiras.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brotas trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Brotas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Brotas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Brotas

Theme Parks · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Nuku'alofa, Tonga

— 3 nights
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Free Church of Tonga and then soothe aching muscles at Island Glow. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at Talamahu Markets and then kick back and relax at Ha'atafu Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nuku'alofa online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brotas to Nuku'alofa. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Tonga Standard Time (TOT), which is usually a 16 hour difference. Traveling from Brotas in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nuku'alofa, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Apia.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Spas · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Apia, Samoa

— 4 nights
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.
Apia is known for museums, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Yoga Samoa, have fun at Apollo Cinemas, pause for some serene contemplation at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mailelani Samoa.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Apia day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Nuku'alofa to Apia takes 17.5 hours. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in Apia

Shopping · Spas · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Honolulu, United States

— 7 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku), Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planning tool.

Fly from Apia to Honolulu in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Apia Standard Time (WSST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -23 hour difference. In February in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can fly to Koloa.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Koloa, United States

— 4 nights
Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Explore Koloa's surroundings by going to Kapaa (Sleeping Giant Trail & Kauai Path) and Wailua River State Park (in Wailua). There's lots more to do: walk around Poipu Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, take in the views from Swinging Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Allerton Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Koloa online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Koloa in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Koloa

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, United States

— 2 nights
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Hanalei Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hanalei online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Koloa to Hanalei takes 1.5 hours. February in Hanalei sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

San Diego, United States

— 7 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Walt Disney Concert Hall (in Los Angeles) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). There's much more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

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Fly from Hanalei to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Hanalei to San Diego, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hanalei in February, with highs in San Diego at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to San Jose.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

San Jose, United States

— 4 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Point Lobos (in Carmel), Monterey (17-Mile Drive & Monterey Bay Aquarium) and Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard (in Pacific Grove). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oakland California Temple, identify plant and animal life at Ano Nuevo Elephant Seal Tours, go for a walk through West Cliff Drive, and take in the architecture and design of Stanford University.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Jose day trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Jose in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, plan for slightly colder nights in San Jose, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vancouver, Canada

— 6 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 7th (Mon), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Granville Island, kick back and relax at Spanish Banks, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Vancouver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Jose in March: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 12°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Anchorage, United States

— 3 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Spend the 12th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, stroll through Arctic Valley Ski Area, grab your bike and head to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and stroll around Kincaid Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Anchorage trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Anchorage takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Anchorage is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Anchorage, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

State of Sao Paulo travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops
A trip to State of Sao Paulo reveals one of Brazil's wealthiest regions, considered one of South America's economic powerhouses and known for its high standard of living. The eponymous state capital remains one of the country's most cosmopolitan urban centers, housing almost 20 million residents in its metropolitan region. Beyond this hub of frantic nightlife and thriving commerce, a tour of State of Sao Paulo showcases lively beaches scattered across 600 km (370 mi) of coastline. Farther inland, visitors take advantage of the area's pleasant climate and explore numerous waterfalls, caves, mountains, rivers, spas, parks, and historical buildings dating back to early colonial times.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.