57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Central America, Mexico & United States Itinerary

57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Central America, Mexico & United States Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 5 nights
3
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 1 night
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
6
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
7
Cordoba, Argentina
— 1 night
8
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
9
Oaxaca, Mexico
— 1 night
10
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
11
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
12
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
13
Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
14
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia), Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Athens tour itinerary maker app.

Thessaloniki to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Thessaloniki in November, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Moni Osiou Patapiou
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 1:
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Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens

5
nights
Kochi (Cochin), India

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), Kodungallur (Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque & Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). The adventure continues: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, have some family-friendly fun at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge, and admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Kochi (Cochin) takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Athens to Kochi (Cochin). Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Athens in December: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kodungallur, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Marari Beach
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 7:
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

1
night
Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Plan my day in Antananarivo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kochi (Cochin) to Antananarivo. The time zone difference when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Antananarivo is minus 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in December; daily highs in Antananarivo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo

5
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, identify plant and animal life at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and visit Abseil Africa.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Cape Town travel route planner.

You can fly from Antananarivo to Cape Town in 10.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Antananarivo to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. In December in Cape Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 14:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro takes 17.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque Ibirapuera and then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo travel route builder site.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

1
night
Cordoba, Argentina

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Paseo del Buen Pastor, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba online travel planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Cordoba in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sao Paulo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, head outdoors with El Salto, explore the fascinating underground world of Venado Caves, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Cordoba to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 16.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano National Park
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
On the 27th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Oaxaca Brewing Company and then explore the ancient world of Monte Alban. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Soledad, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oaxaca online tour planner.

You can fly from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Oaxaca in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to New York City takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect colder weather when traveling from Oaxaca in December: highs in New York City hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral).

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Porto in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Porto. In January, Porto is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Wineries Museums
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

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Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Dingle (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Eask Tower, &more) and Kinsale Crystal (in Kinsale). Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney attractions website.

Getting from Porto to Killarney by combination of flight and train takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Porto, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Killarney, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dingle, Kinsale Crystal
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Ashford Castle (in Cong), Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Castlefergus Equestrian, admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, explore the galleries of The North Mayo Heritage Centre, and take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Galway tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Killarney in January; daily highs in Galway reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ballina, Castlefergus Equestrian, Ashford Castle, Clare Coastal Walk Project, Kilkee Cliff Walk
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stewart Brewing, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planning site.

Getting from Galway to Edinburgh by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Stewart Brewing ©
Stewart Brewing
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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