40 days in Asia, Europe, United States & Africa Itinerary

40 days in Asia, Europe, United States & Africa Itinerary

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New Delhi, India
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 8 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 7 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Moscow, Russia
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New Delhi, India

— 5 nights
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Hauz Khas Village and Rajpath are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from New Delhi: The Great India Place (in Noida) and Ambience Mall (in Gurugram (Gurgaon)). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of ISKCON Temple Delhi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi sightseeing planning site.

Gaya to New Delhi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 8 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Île de la Cité and Musee Marmottan Monet. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Le Marais. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Quartier Montparnasse, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris road trip planning website.

Fly from New Delhi to Paris in 12 hours. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are colder (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Tokyo, Japan

— 5 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Head to Asakusa and Yokohama Minato Mirai 21for some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tokyo Central Railway Station and The National Art Center, Tokyo. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Enoshima Island (in Fujisawa), Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple) (in Kamakura) and Narita (Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple & Naritasan Omote Sando). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zojo-ji Temple, and see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Tokyo takes 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 8 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Tokyo reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

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Washington DC, United States

— 7 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of African American History and Culture and Capitol Hill. Get some cultural insight at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Historic Ships in Baltimore & Fell's Point). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Georgetown, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, pause for some photo ops at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Washington DC takes 17.5 hours. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Tokyo to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 26:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 6 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Beau Constantia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Camp's Bay Beach and Chapman's Peak Drive. Take a break from Cape Town with a short trip to Franschhoek Motor Museum in Franschhoek, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, stroll through Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Washington DC to Cape Town takes 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In July, Cape Town is colder than Washington DC - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:

Moscow, Russia

— 7 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Get some cultural insight at Red Square and Moscow Kremlin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like State Tretyakov Gallery and Armoury Chamber. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, engage your brain at The Museum of Cosmonautics, and admire the natural beauty at Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Moscow route builder site.

You can fly from Cape Town to Moscow in 19.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Moscow is 1 hour. Traveling from Cape Town in August, expect Moscow to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.