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
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Bophut, Thailand
— 6 nights
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Phuket
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Karon, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly to Praslin Island, 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 Shanti Stupa 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-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 travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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 Byodoin. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, make a trip to Heian Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and wander the streets of Gion.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kyoto online tour planner.

Fly from Leh to Kyoto in 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Leh to Kyoto, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel 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 Saraswati Temple for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Ubud to Tabanan to see Ulun Danu Beratan Temple about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at Purpa Gallery, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and explore the galleries of Threads of Life.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ubud trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Ubud takes 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kyoto to Ubud is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in July: highs in Ubud hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 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 Central Wave Painting. 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), Mendira House (in Manggis) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Melasti Beach, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, view the masterpieces at Ghostbird + Swoon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uluwatu Temple.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Denpasar attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ubud to Denpasar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can 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 · Beaches · Parks · 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 Bottle Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum.

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 · Beaches · Parks · 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 Dipabhavan Meditation Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Malibu beach. Explore Bophut's surroundings by going to Wat Samret (in Maret) and Wat Khao Chedi (in Taling Ngam). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Choeng Mon Beach, stroll through Cobra Show Thailand, admire the sheer force of Tan Rua Waterfall, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can 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. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Sane, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nai Harn Beach, and look for gifts at Martin Fashion.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Karon vacation maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Karon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 28°C in Karon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough 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 Ta Prohm 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 Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, and explore the ancient world of Preah Khan.

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

You can fly 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 travel 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 4.5 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 · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · 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 Petite Anse. Get outdoors at Grand Anse and Spiagge di Anse Marron. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Coco Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Patates Beach.

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 17.5 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

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Anse Marie-Louise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cote d’Or Beach, and step off the mainland to explore 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 travel 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 enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

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 travel 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 4.5 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28: