44 days in South Pacific, Asia, United States, Europe & Africa Itinerary

44 days in South Pacific, Asia, United States, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
Fly to Fairbanks International Airport, Drive to North Pole
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North Pole, United States
— 1 night
Drive to Fairbanks International Airport, Fly to London
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Rotorua, New Zealand — 5 nights

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Taupo (Huka Prawn Park, Huka Falls Walkway, &more). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, experience rural life at Agrodome, take in the natural beauty of Te Puia, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rotorua tour itinerary planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Rotorua is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 20 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Rotorua at 71°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 4 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and visit Darling Harbour.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Sydney takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Rotorua to Sydney. In December, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Rotorua - with highs of 81°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore — 4 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, browse the different shops at Raffles Hotel Arcade, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, and don't miss a visit to Orchard Road.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore road trip planning website.

Getting from Sydney to Singapore by flight takes about 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Singapore is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Singapore reach 88°F and lows reach 77°F. You will leave for Jeju on the 15th (Fri).
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Jeju, South Korea — 2 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju, has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at 9.81 Park and then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jeju using our trip planner.

You can fly from Singapore to Jeju in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Jeju is 1 hour. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to North Pole.
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North Pole, United States — 1 night

North Pole is a small city in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Santa Claus House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read North Pole online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jeju to North Pole. Traveling from Jeju to North Pole, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in North Pole can reach 6°F, while at night they dip to -9°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and stroll around Hyde Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from North Pole to London with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from North Pole in December, with highs in London at 50°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 5 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Stadhuis, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, admire the masterpieces at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels vacation builder tool.

Take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 35°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Nuremberg (Frauenkirche, St. Lorenz Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, examine the collection at BMW Welt, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich trip maker.

Getting from Brussels to Munich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Munich when traveling from Brussels in December, with lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, make a trip to Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namEsti), take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Prague are 36°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Prague to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Istanbul is 2 hours. When traveling from Prague in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Istanbul, with highs around 48°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 55°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 3 nights

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Marrakech takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome to Marrakech, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in January, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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