60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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1
Leh, India
— 4 nights
2
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
3
Bophut, Thailand
— 6 nights
4
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 6 nights
5
Ao Nang, Thailand
— 4 nights
6
Karon, Thailand
— 4 nights
7
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 5 nights
8
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
9
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
10
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
11
Knysna, South Africa
— 3 nights
12
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 day
13
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 4 nights


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4
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get some historical perspective at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Shanti Stupa. Step off the beaten path and head to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers and Alchi Monastary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Monastero Tak Thok (in Sakti) and Hemis Monastery (in Hemis). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Du-Khang, examine the collection at Hall of Fame, and appreciate the views at Markha Valley.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Leh journey builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Leh is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Cairo to Leh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Monastero Tak Thok, Hemis Monastery, Alchi Monastary
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Alchi Monastary ©
Alchi Monastary
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

3
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and The Suvannabumi Art Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Venture out of the city with trips to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win) and Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Glang-Viang Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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Traveling by flight from Leh to Chiang Mai takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Leh to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Doi Inthanon National Park, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community ©
Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
The Suvannabumi Art Gallery ©
The Suvannabumi Art Gallery

6
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Plai Laem and Modern Suit Samui. Visiting Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Choeng Mon Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bophut: Wat Khao Chedi (in Taling Ngam) and Wat Samret (in Maret). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinese Temple, and browse the fresh offerings at Mae Nam Morning Market.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bophut online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bophut takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July in Bophut, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mae Nam, Coral Cove Beach, Wat Khao Chedi, Wat Samret
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Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

6
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Popular historic sites such as Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine and Wat Chaloklum are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Thong Nai Pan Noi and Haad Yuan Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Khao Tham, stroll through Haad Yao Beach, and look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan vacation planner.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. July in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ao Nang.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Haad Yao Beach ©
Haad Yao Beach

4
nights
Ao Nang, Thailand

Ao Nang ©
Head to the resort town of Ao Nang for a holiday by the sea and an exploration of an area where many dive instruction centers offer training necessary to access some of the region's best dive spots.
Escape the urban bustle at Tubkaek Beach and Natai Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Koh Lao Lading and PhraNang Cave Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ao Nang: Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) (in Krabi Town) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Armani Collection, take in the exciting artwork at Dao Art Gallery, step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ao Nang trip app.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Pha Ngan to Ao Nang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in July since evenings lows in Ao Nang dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Karon.

Things to do in Ao Nang

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Krabi Town, Natai Beach, Phang Nga Bay.
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PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Natai Beach ©
Natai Beach
Koh Lao Lading ©
Koh Lao Lading

4
nights
Karon, Thailand

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Phuket 3D Museum and Martin Fashion. Visit Ao Sane and Nai Harn Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Kayaking & Canoeing in Phuket Town (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, make a trip to Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and kick back and relax at Freedom Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Karon driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ao Nang to Karon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Karon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Rawai, Patong
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Phuket 3D Museum ©
Phuket 3D Museum
Ao Sane ©
Ao Sane
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

5
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Get in touch with nature at Kantiang Bay and Phra Ae Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Nui Beach and Diamond Cliff Beach. Spend the 31st (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), view the masterpieces at Lanta Art, and stop by Italian Fashion Suit.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta holiday planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Karon to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach

5
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Get in touch with nature at Balangan Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Let the collections at Museum PASIFIKA and METIS Gallery & Boutiques capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua), Mendira House (in Manggis) and Pandawa Beach (in Kuta). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bingin Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Point Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Lanta to Denpasar in 12 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Nusa Dua, Kuta, Ungasan, Mendira House, Reservoart
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Balangan Beach ©
Balangan Beach

3
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Visiting Anse Coco Beach and Anse Patates Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anse Severe and Spiagge di Anse Marron. There's still lots to do: stroll through Grand Anse and kick back and relax at Anse Grosse Roche Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our La Digue Island trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denpasar to La Digue Island. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Denpasar to La Digue Island. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Petite Anse
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Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Anse Severe ©
Anse Severe

5
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
We've included these beaches for you: Cote d’Or Beach and Anse Marie-Louise Beach. Do your shopping at Galerie Passerose and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Petite Anse Kerlan, step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, see the vivid underwater world at Grande Soeur island, and head outdoors with Anse Boudin.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Praslin Island tour itinerary maker app.

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Praslin Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Knysna.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cote d’Or Beach ©
Cote d’Or Beach

3
nights
Knysna, South Africa

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wilderness Beach and Garden Route National Park. Get in touch with nature at Robberg Nature Reserve and Knysna Heads. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Knysna: The Crags (Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, &more), Cango Caves (in Oudtshoorn) and RPRX - Real People Real Xperiences (in Wilderness). There's more to do: stroll through Knysna Elephant Park and view the masterpieces at Jandreart Studio.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Knysna trip planner.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Knysna in 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Knysna is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Praslin Island, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Knysna, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, Cango Caves
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor trip planner.

You can fly from Knysna to Luxor in 17 hours. In August, Luxor is much warmer than Knysna - with highs of 49°C and lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

4
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Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Elphinstone Reef and Swim with Dolphins. You'll get in some beach time at Marsa Shoona Bay and Marsa Mubarak. Spend the 26th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli, get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center, soak in style at Turkish baths, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gebel El Rosas.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam travel site.

Drive from Luxor to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Luxor in August: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Swim with Dolphins
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

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