60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Leh, India
— 5 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 6 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Thailand
— 6 nights
Fly to Phuket, Bus to Karon
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Karon, Thailand
— 5 nights
Bus to Phuket, Fly to Siem Reap
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Fly to Mahe Island, Foot to Cascade, Ferry to La Digue Island
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Leh, India

— 5 nights
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Markha Valley. Thiksey Monastery and Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Alchi Monastery (in Alchi), Monastero Tak Thok (in Sakti) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Hall of Fame, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Circuit, and Head underground at Saspol Caves.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Leh trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Leh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to India Standard Time is 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Kyoto.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:

Kyoto, Japan

— 2 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sanjusangendo Temple and Gion. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Byodoin in Uji, approximately Uji away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip app.

Traveling by flight from Leh to Kyoto takes 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Leh to Kyoto is 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ubud.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Ubud, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Let the collections at TAKSU Photo Gallery and Wayan's Shop capture your imagination. Visit Tirta Empul Temple and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Ubud to Tegalalang to see Mason Elephant Park about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Purpa Gallery, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ubud travel route planning website.

You can fly from Kyoto to Ubud in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kyoto to Ubud is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kyoto in July, plan for little chillier days in Ubud, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 6 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Get some cultural insight at Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple. Get outdoors at Pandawa Beach and Blue Point Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denpasar: Nusa Dua (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Nusa Dua Beach, &more), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai) and Mendira House (in Manggis). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Melasti Beach, browse the exhibits of Reservoart, view the masterpieces at Ghostbird + Swoon, and stroll through Pantai Sanur.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Denpasar trip planner.

You can drive from Ubud to Denpasar in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Denpasar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thong Nai Pan Noi and The Secret Beach. Visiting Bottle Beach and Salad Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Haad Khom, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haad Gruad Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Denpasar to Ko Pha Ngan in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Denpasar in July, expect nights in Ko Pha Ngan to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:

Bophut, Thailand

— 6 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Plai Laem and Wat Khao Chedi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Maenam Beach. Explore Bophut's surroundings by going to Maret (Wat Samret & Dipabhavan Meditation Centre). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Choeng Mon Beach, admire the sheer force of Tan Rua Waterfall, stroll through Malibu beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bophut online journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:

Karon, Thailand

— 5 nights
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Phuket 3D Museum and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Kata Beach. Step out of Karon with an excursion to Maithon Island (Honeymoon Island) in Rawai--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Ao Sane, explore and take pictures at Nai Harn Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Karon trip planning website.

Getting from Bophut to Karon by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in August, expect little chillier with lows of 28°C in Karon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 4 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
You'll explore and learn at Angkor National Museum and Cambodia Landmine Museum. Popular historic sites such as Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple are in your itinerary. Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, steep yourself in history at Chau Srei Vibol, and explore the ancient world of Baphuon Temple.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Siem Reap road trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Karon to Siem Reap in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 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.
On the 11th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then make a trip to Wat Pho, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then stop by Rajawongse Clothier, then browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bangkok online trip maker.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

La Digue Island, Seychelles

— 3 nights
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Step off the beaten path and head to Anse Source D'Argent and Anse Coco Beach. Get outdoors at Grand Anse and Anse Patates Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Severe and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiagge di Anse Marron.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the La Digue Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to La Digue Island in 16.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to La Digue Island due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in August: highs in La Digue Island hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 5 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Step out of the city life by going to Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Anse Georgette. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerie Passerose and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cote d’Or Beach, kick back and relax at Anse Marie-Louise Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the gorgeous colors at Grande Soeur island.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Praslin Island trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Cape Town.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 21:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 4 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Popular historic sites such as Maclear's Beacon and Old Cape Point Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate District Six Museum and Martin Osner Fine Art Photography Gallery. The adventure continues: stroll through Camp's Bay Beach, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, whizz through the canopy at Abseil Africa, and identify plant and animal life at Platteklip Gorge.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner.

Fly from Praslin Island to Cape Town in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island to Cape Town, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Praslin Island in August, plan for slightly colder days in Cape Town, with highs around 21°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Knysna.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:

Knysna, South Africa

— 2 nights
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, then stroll through Birds of Eden, and finally explore the striking landscape of Garden Route National Park.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Knysna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Knysna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Knysna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28: