15 days in Asia, Mexico, South America & Europe Itinerary

15 days in Asia, Mexico, South America & Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Asia, Mexico, South America & Europe Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
+4
Fly + Subway + Foot + Bus + Train:  8 h
1
Agra, India
— 1 night
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  13 h 30 min
2
Beijing, China
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  26 h
3
Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
4
Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Fly:  17 h 15 min
6
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
8
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Hyderabad, India

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Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
On the 11th (Sun), stroll around Mehtab Bagh.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Agra trip builder .

Hyderabad to Agra is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Agra, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Jahangir Mahal ©
Jahangir Mahal

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day
Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
On the 13th (Tue), see Mutianyu Great Wall.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip maker website .

Do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Beijing in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to China Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Agra in August, Beijing is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall

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Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 14th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, then Head underground at Cenote Yokdzonot, then explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, and finally delve into the distant past at Dzibichaltun.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chichen Itza travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Beijing to Chichen Itza in 26 hours. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Beijing in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chichen Itza, with lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cenote Yokdzonot, Dzibichaltun
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Dzibichaltun ©
Dzibichaltun

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia De Santo Domingo, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico De Cusco, and then trek along exploor.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chichen Itza to Cusco. In August, Cusco is cooler than Chichen Itza - with highs of 24°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 17th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Machu Picchu online trip maker .

Getting from Cusco to Machu Picchu by combination of bus and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

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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.
Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Imperial Museum in Petropolis, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, and enjoy some music at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Machu Picchu to Rio de Janeiro takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Machu Picchu to Rio de Janeiro is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): appreciate the history behind La Pieta, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Rome takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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night
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wadi Rum itinerary planning site .

Fly from Rome to Wadi Rum in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Wadi Rum due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

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