60 days in Asia, Europe, United States & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia, Europe, United States & Africa Itinerary

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Drive to Auckland International Airport, Fly to Nanjing
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Nanjing, China
— 7 nights
Fly to Kazan International Airport, Drive to Cheboksary
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Cheboksary, Russia
— 7 nights
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Drive to Kazan International Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Winterthur
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Winterthur, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Drive
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Thun, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Meaux
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Meaux, France
— 4 nights
Train
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Metz, France
— 7 nights
Drive
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Groenlo, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Worcester
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Worcester, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
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Drive to Birmingham International Airport, Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City, United States
— 4 nights
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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Pietermaritzburg
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Auckland International Airport, Drive to Rotorua

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Nanjing, China — 7 nights

Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing was the capital city of numerous dynasties over the ages.
Get some historical perspective at The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre and Jiming Temple. Presidential palace of Nanjing and Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Nanjing to Yangzhou to see Slender West Lake about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Nanjing Museum (Nanjing Bowuyuan), explore the different monuments and memorials at Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty, steep yourself in history at Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling), and don't miss a visit to Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao).

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nanjing online driving holiday planner.

Rotorua, New Zealand to Nanjing is an approximately 24-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Rotorua to Nanjing, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Rotorua in June; daily highs in Nanjing reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Cheboksary.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Cheboksary, Russia — 7 nights

Cheboksary is the capital city of Chuvashia, Russia and a port on the Volga River. You'll explore and learn at Scientific and Technical Museum of History of A Tractor and Chuvash National Museum. Popular historic sites such as Intercession Tatianinskiy Cathedral and Boulevard Merchant Efremov are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheboksary: Sviyazhsk (Holy Trinity Church, Lazy Torzhok Mini-Amusement Park, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Monument to Ostap Bender and Kisa Vorobyaninov, explore the world behind art at Chuvash State Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Monument Materi - Pokrovitelnitse, and examine the collection at Beer Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cheboksary day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nanjing to Cheboksary. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Nanjing to Cheboksary due to the time zone difference. In June, Cheboksary is a bit cooler than Nanjing - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Winterthur.
Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
Side Trips

Winterthur, Switzerland — 7 nights

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR and Castle Kyburg. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gewerbemuseum Winterthur and Kunstmuseum Appenzell. Venture out of the city with trips to Seengen (Seeuferweg Hallwilersee & Hallwyl Castle), Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried (in Neerach) and Heiternplatz (in Zofingen). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Sammlung Oskar Reinhart, take some stellar pictures from Rhine Falls, shop like a local with Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger, and get engrossed in the history at Museum Appenzell.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Winterthur trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheboksary to Winterthur. Traveling from Cheboksary to Winterthur, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Winterthur sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Thun.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Thun, Switzerland — 7 nights

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Chillon and Thun-Panorama. Appreciate the collections at Sammlung Historischer Panzer der Armee and Gruyeres Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thun: Bern (Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, Barenpark, &more), The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Thunersee, admire the striking features of The Cathedral of Bern, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Thun, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche Scherzligen.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Thun journey tool.

Traveling by car from Winterthur to Thun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Meaux.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Meaux, France — 4 nights

Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Eglise Saint-Quiriace will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee de la Grande Guerre and Musee Camille Claudel. Change things up with these side-trips from Meaux: Chateau de Blandy-les-Tours (in Blandy) and Provins (Les Souterrains de Provins, La Tour Cesar, &more). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee Bossuet and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Etienne.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Meaux trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thun to Meaux. In July, daily temperatures in Meaux can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Metz.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Metz, France — 7 nights

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Œuvre de la cathédrale and Eglise Sainte-Segolene. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fort de Queuleu and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy. Explore Metz's surroundings by going to Verdun Memorial (in Fleury-Devant-Douaumont), Musee Les Mineurs Wendel (in Petite-Rosselle) and Verdun (Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun & Cathedrale Notre Dame de Verdun). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Place Stanislas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Maximin, examine the collection at Centre Pompidou-Metz, and get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Comedie.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Metz tour planner.

Traveling by train from Meaux to Metz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Metz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Groenlo.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips

Groenlo, The Netherlands — 1 night

Groenlo is a city in the municipality of Oost Gelre, situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands on the German border, a region in the province of Gelderland called the Achterhoek (literally: "back corner"). Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Engelse Schans and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oude Calixtuskerk.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Groenlo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Metz to Groenlo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Groenlo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Worcester.
Historic Sites
Side Trip

Worcester, United Kingdom — 8 nights

Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Big Pit National Coal Museum and Sudeley Castle. Let the collections at Blists Hill Victorian Town and Cotswold Motoring Museum capture your imagination. Explore Worcester's surroundings by going to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Birdland (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures).

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Worcester route app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Groenlo to Worcester. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Groenlo to Worcester. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jersey City.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips

Jersey City, United States — 4 nights

Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Museum-lovers will get to explore Liberty Science Center and Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park. Explore Jersey City's surroundings by going to Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Hillsborough (Duke Farms & Sourland Mountain Preserve). There's much more to do: cast your line with Imagine Yacht Charters, admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, and appreciate the history behind Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jersey City trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Worcester to Jersey City. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Worcester to Jersey City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Worcester in August; daily highs in Jersey City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pietermaritzburg.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa — 2 nights

Pietermaritzburg is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Get a sense of the local culture at KwaZulu-Natal Museum and Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Go for a jaunt from Pietermaritzburg to Howick to see Karkloof Canopy Tour about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at African Bird of Prey Sanctuary and wander the wide-open spaces of Tala Private Game Reserve.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pietermaritzburg trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Jersey City to Pietermaritzburg with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Jersey City to Pietermaritzburg is 7 hours. Traveling from Jersey City in August, you will find days in Pietermaritzburg are little chillier (27°C), and nights are colder (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trip

United States travel guide

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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.