30 days in South America, Asia & Europe Itinerary

30 days in South America, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Bus to Dublin, Fly to Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sapporo, Japan
— 1 night
Fly to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Drive to Kavos
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Kavos, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly
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Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Calle Defensa, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, and get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary builder app.

Belfast, UK to Buenos Aires is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Belfast to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Tokyo.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Tokyo, Japan — 3 nights

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.
Tokyo is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and visit Ginza.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tokyo driving holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Tokyo takes 28 hours. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 12 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in September: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Kyoto.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Kyoto, Japan — 3 nights

The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Sapporo.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Sapporo, Japan — 1 night

A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Hakkogakuen Hanashobupark and then get outside with Maruyama Genshirin.

Find out how to plan Sapporo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Sapporo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kyoto in September, with highs in Sapporo at 23°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kavos.
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Outdoors · Parks

Kavos, Greece — 4 nights

Kavos is a seaside village on the island of Corfu in Greece, in the municipal district and the municipality of Lefkimmi. Explore Kavos' surroundings by going to Halikounas Beach (in Chalikounas), Notos Beach (in Notos) and Marathias Beach (in Marathias). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Katoulla Beach, get outside with Gardenos Beach, and stroll through Issos Beach.

You can plan Kavos trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sapporo to Kavos. Traveling from Sapporo to Kavos, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sapporo in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kavos: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Corfu Town.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Side Trips

Corfu Town, Greece — 5 nights

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa (Rovinia Beach & Paleokastritsa Beach), Canal D'Amour (in Sidari) and Dive Easy (in Acharavi). There's much more to do: experience the excitement of Aqualand Corfu Water Park, explore the world behind art at Corfuterra Gallery, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town online holiday builder.

You can drive from Kavos to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can fly to Galway.
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Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches
Side Trips

Galway, Ireland — 6 nights

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Liscannor (Burren way & Cliffs of Moher), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Doolin Pitch & Putt (in Doolin). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Spend the 29th (Thu) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Scattery Island, surround yourself with nature on Ireland's School of Falconry, explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, and see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway road trip planning site.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Galway in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Corfu Town to Galway, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Corfu Town, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Galway, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.
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Corfu travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Island of the Phaeacians
Designated as a World Heritage Site, Corfu retains many reminders of the island's Venetian, British, and French heritage.The northernmost of the Ionian Islands, the mild-weathered city made it into mythology as the idyllic place where Poseidon enjoyed marital bliss with the nymph Korkyra. Allegedly named after this mythical beauty, the island offers a blend of well-developed seaside areas and pristine mountain ranges, popular with both package tourists and casual backpackers. The island's top attraction remains the pleasant city of Corfu, an architectural gem made for sightseeing on foot. The island also serves as a convenient jumping-off point for tours of the Albanian and Italian coastlines.
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