15 days in Mexico, Europe & Asia Itinerary

15 days in Mexico, Europe & Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly to Sibiu International Airport, Drive to Brasov
Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
Drive to Sibiu International Airport, Fly to Auckland


Mexico City, Mexico — 3 nights

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo del Templo Mayor. Visit Zocalo and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 for their historical value. There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and get outside with Ride MB.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City online trip maker.

Auckland, New Zealand to Mexico City is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Auckland to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in December, expect nights in Mexico City to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to London.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trip
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and Natural History Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London online road trip planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to London in 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Mexico City to London. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Mexico City in December: highs in London hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Phnom Penh.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 3 nights

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
On the 18th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then stop by Penh Lenh, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Phnom Penh online day trip planner.

Getting from London to Phnom Penh by flight takes about 17.5 hours. Traveling from London to Phnom Penh, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, things will get much hotter in Phnom Penh: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Brasov.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Brasov, Romania — 1 night

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 21st (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel and then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muntele Tampa and then stroll through Poiana Brasov.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brasov road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Phnom Penh to Brasov. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Mexico travel guide

Ruins · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.