56 days in Asia, South Pacific, Africa & Europe Itinerary

56 days in Asia, South Pacific, Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Isehara
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Isehara, Japan
— 6 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Brisbane
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Brisbane, Australia
— 7 nights
Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Ladysmith
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Ladysmith, South Africa
— 5 nights
Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Perpignan
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Perpignan, France
— 6 nights
Drive
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Camposampiero, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Essen, Germany
— 7 nights
Drive to Düsseldorf Airport, Fly to Novosibirsk
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Novosibirsk, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 9 nights

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Isehara, Japan — 6 nights

Isehara is a city located in central Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.As of April 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 102,037, with 44,039 households, and a population density of 1,800 persons per km2. Hase-dera Temple and Oyama Afuri Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kōtoku-in and Hase-dera Temple Scenic Walkway. Get out of town with these interesting Isehara side-trips: Kamakura (Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing), Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), &more), Mitaka (National Maritime Research Institute & Ghibli Museum Mitaka) and Fujiko F Fujio Museum (in Kawasaki). There's still lots to do: hike along Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hojobo Hinatayakushi Temple, and don't miss a visit to Odawara Castle.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Isehara road trip planner.

Zhengzhou, China to Isehara is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Zhengzhou in May, expect nights in Isehara to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.
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Find places to stay May 2 — 8:

Brisbane, Australia — 7 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Mapleton Observatory. Get some historical perspective at Newstead House and South Brisbane Memorial Park. When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Pioneer Cottage Buderim in Buderim, approximately Buderim away. The adventure continues: stroll through Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and see the interesting displays at Opal Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isehara to Brisbane. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Isehara to Brisbane. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Isehara in May: highs in Brisbane hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ladysmith.
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Find places to stay May 8 — 15:

Ladysmith, South Africa — 5 nights

Ladysmith is a town in the Uthukela District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. You'll explore and learn at Talana Museum and Ladysmith Siege Museum. Get some historical perspective at Fugitive's Drift and Rorke's Drift. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ladysmith: Blood River Battlefield (in Dundee), Drakensberg Boys Choir School (in Cathkin Park) and Cathedral Peak Wine Estate (in Winterton). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve and witness the site of a historic battle at Spion Kop Battlefield.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ladysmith online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brisbane to Ladysmith. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Ladysmith is minus 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Perpignan.
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Find places to stay May 16 — 21:

Perpignan, France — 6 nights

Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'art Hyacinthe Rigaud and Museum of Prehistory Tautavel. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale St-Jean and Château de Salses. Get out of town with these interesting Perpignan side-trips: Abbaye de Fontfroide (in Narbonne), Reserve Africaine de Sigean (in Sigean) and Chateau de Peyrepertuse (in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Castillet, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royale de Collioure.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Perpignan trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Ladysmith to Perpignan with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Camposampiero.
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Camposampiero, Italy — 5 nights

Get some cultural insight at Isola dei morti and Santuario del Noce. La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda and Villa Pisani National Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Camposampiero to Crocetta del Montello to see Villa Sandi about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chiesetta della Madonna della Salute, take a stroll through Centro Storico di Castelfranco Veneto, explore the ancient world of Mura Medioevali di Castelfranco Veneto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuari Antoniani.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Camposampiero day trip planning website.

You can drive from Perpignan to Camposampiero in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In May, daytime highs in Camposampiero are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for Essen on the 3rd (Sat).
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Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 3:

Essen, Germany — 7 nights

For centuries one of Germany's major coal and steel centers, Essen offers some of Germany's best shopping, religious sites, and historical atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen and Museum Folkwang. Popular historic sites such as Rheinuferpromenade and LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Nachtigall are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Essen: Xanten (StiftsMuseum Xanten & LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten), Neanderthal Museum (in Mettmann) and Dusseldorf (Classic Remise Dusseldorf, Schloss Benrath, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Bergehalde Grosses Holz, admire the sheer force of Botanischer Garten Grugapark, see the interesting displays at Soul of Africa Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Arthaus:nowodworski.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Essen day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Camposampiero to Essen in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Novosibirsk.
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Find places to stay Jun 3 — 10:

Novosibirsk, Russia — 6 nights

Situated in Siberia's southwestern portion, Novosibirsk developed into a major urban center in the last decade of the 19th century, when it became a convenient pit stop for railway travelers making the epic trans-Siberian journey.
Children and Youth Centre Planetarium and Novosibirsk Museum of the Railway Technology are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Novosibirsk State Art Museum and N. Roerich's Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexandre Nevsky Cathedral (Sobor Alexandra Nevskogo), take an in-depth tour of Novosibirsk Eyaleti Yerel Tarih Müzesi, get to know the resident critters at Novosibirsk Zoo, and appreciate the history behind Signalers Alley Named after A.I. Nikulin.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Novosibirsk online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Essen to Novosibirsk. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Novosibirsk Standard Time (NOVT) is 6 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to fly to Tel Aviv.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 16:

Tel Aviv, Israel — 9 nights

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and ANU - Museum of the Jewish People. Old City of Jerusalem and Sea of Galilee will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Tel Aviv side-trips: The Baha'i Gardens (in Haifa), Nazareth Village (in Nazareth) and Jerusalem (Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Joseph Bau House Museum, take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, go all around town with City Tours, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Novosibirsk to Tel Aviv in 10.5 hours. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Novosibirsk to Tel Aviv due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Novosibirsk in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Tel Aviv: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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