60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Leh, India
— 4 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Bophut, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi, Bus to Ao Nang
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Ao Nang, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Karon, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Fly to Denpasar
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
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Knysna, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
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Leh, India

— 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Monastero Tak Thok. Step off the beaten path and head to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers and Shanti Stupa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Alchi Monastery (in Alchi). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manjushri Lha-Khang, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and appreciate the views at Markha Valley.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Leh trip itinerary maker app.

Cairo, Egypt to Leh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Leh is 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 3 nights

Rose of the North

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 Glang-Viang 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 (in Doi Inthanon National Park). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Suvannabumi Art 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 14 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 catch the flight to Bophut.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Plai Laem and Samui Elephant Sanctuary. For shopping fun, head to Modern Suit Samui or Mae Nam Morning Market. Get out of town with these interesting Bophut side-trips: Wat Samret (in Maret) and Wat Khao Chedi (in Taling Ngam). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Choeng Mon Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Malibu beach, and tee off at Koh Samui Golf Academy.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bophut day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bophut takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. 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 · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 16:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 6 nights
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 Khao Tham are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Bottle Beach and Haad Yuan Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haad Gruad Beach, look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip builder.

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ao Nang.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:

Ao Nang, Thailand

— 4 nights
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 Koh Lao Lading. We've included these beaches for you: Natai Beach and Railay Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ao Nang: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) (in Krabi Town). 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 PhraNang Cave 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, bus, and flight 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 · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

Karon, Thailand

— 4 nights
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 Karon 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 Nai Harn Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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 · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:

Ko Lanta, Thailand

— 5 nights
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 Nui Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Diamond Cliff Beach and Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai). 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 Phra Ae Beach, view the masterpieces at Lanta Art, and stop by Lanta Animal Welfare.

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 · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 5 nights
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 CushCush Gallery capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Mendira House (in Manggis), Nusa Dua (Nusa Dua Beach & Spas) and Pandawa Beach (in Kuta). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Point Beach, explore the galleries of Central Wave Painting, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Melasti Beach.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Denpasar trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Ko Lanta to Denpasar in 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Denpasar. 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 · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Anse Coco Beach and Spiagge di Anse Marron. You'll get in some beach time at Petite Anse and Grand Anse. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Anse Severe and stroll through Anse Patates 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

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 5 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Petite Anse Kerlan. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerie Passerose and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cote d’Or Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Grande Soeur island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Georgette, and hike along Le Glacis Noir.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island travel route planner.

Ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Praslin Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Knysna.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:

Knysna, South Africa

— 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wilderness Beach and RPRX - Real People Real Xperiences. Get in touch with nature at Garden Route National Park and Robberg Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Knysna: Cango Caves (in Oudtshoorn) and The Crags (Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, and view the masterpieces at Jandreart Studio.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Knysna sightseeing planner.

Fly from Praslin Island to Knysna in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time (SCT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island in August, expect nights in Knysna to be colder, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Luxor.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:

Luxor, Egypt

— 1 day
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, appreciate the history behind 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 16 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 catch the flight to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Marsa Alam, Egypt

— 4 nights
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 Gebel El Rosas. 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. There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center, soak in style at Turkish baths, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Marsa Alam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in August, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 42°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29: