47 days in Asia Itinerary

47 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 45 min
1
Amman, Jordan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ajlun, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Aqaba, Jordan
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Mary, Turkmenistan
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Train + Taxi:  8 h 45 min
9
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
— 6 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Tram + Foot + Fly:  8 h
10
Khiva, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h 45 min
11
Nukus, Uzbekistan
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
12
Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
13
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
14
Jizzakh Province, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
15
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

6
nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Venture out of the city with trips to Azraq (Qasr Azraq & Quseir Amra) and Madaba (Machaerus, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Citadel, don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Love on a Bike.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Amman is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Amman. In July, Amman is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ajlun.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Madaba, Azraq
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo

2
nights
Ajlun, Jordan

Ajlun ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), then delve into the distant past at Ajloun Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ajloun Nature Reserve and then delve into the distant past at Pella.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ajlun holiday planner.

Getting from Amman to Ajlun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Amman in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Ajlun. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Jerash, Pella
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Nature Reserve ©
Ajloun Nature Reserve

4
nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dana Nature Reserve (in Dana) and Montreal Crusader Castle (in Shoubak). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Petra, explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, admire the striking features of The Great Temple, and deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner.

You can drive from Ajlun to Petra - Wadi Musa in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dana Nature Reserve, Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle

4
nights
Wadi Rum, Jordan

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.
Wadi Rum is known for nature, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area, get a dose of the wild on Wadi Rum Trail, trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours, and see Off-Road Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Wadi Rum trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Aqaba, Jordan

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
Aqaba is known for adventure, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, walk around Aqaba Marine Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aqaba online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Wadi Rum to Aqaba in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club

2
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort, admire the striking features of Emirates Towers, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jumeirah Mosque.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dubai journey maker app.

Getting from Aqaba to Dubai by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Aqaba to Dubai. Traveling from Aqaba in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dubai, with lows of 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ashgabat.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Wild Wadi Waterpark ©
Wild Wadi Waterpark

3
nights
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
On the 24th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Monument Arch of Neutrality, get engrossed in the history at Ashgabat National Museum of History, then appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, then explore the ancient world of Parthian Settlement of Nisa, and finally don't miss a visit to Gypjak Mosque. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Wedding Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, then examine the collection at Turkmen Carpet Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ashgabat trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Ashgabat takes 5 hours. Traveling from Dubai to Ashgabat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get little chillier in Ashgabat: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Mary.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Museums Historic Sites
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Ashgabat National Museum of History ©
Ashgabat National Museum of History
Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa
Ertugrul Gazi Mosque ©
Ertugrul Gazi Mosque

2
nights
Mary, Turkmenistan

Mary ©
Prosperous thanks to its successful cotton growing and processing industry, Mary retains much of the Soviet-era sensibility once prevalent in this part of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): shop like a local with Zelyony (Green) Bazaar and then take an in-depth tour of National History and Ethnology Museum.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mary trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ashgabat to Mary takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Mary, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Mary

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Gyaur Kala ©
Gyaur Kala
Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque ©
Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque
National History and Ethnology Museum ©
National History and Ethnology Museum

6
nights
Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
Go for a jaunt from Bukhara to Gijduvan to see Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Minaret of the Kalon, make a trip to Moschea Bolo-khauz, contemplate the long history of Samanid Mausoleum, and delve into the distant past at Chor-Bakr necropolis.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bukhara itinerary planner.

Getting from Mary to Bukhara by combination of taxi and train takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. July in Bukhara sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs, Palace of Bukhara Emirs
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz
Samanid Mausoleum
Samanid Mausoleum

2
nights
Khiva, Uzbekistan

Khiva ©
With an illustrious history as a main stop along the Great Silk Road, Khiva boasts remarkably well-preserved cultural attractions and a beautiful historic core.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): make a trip to Islam Khodja Complex, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque), then steep yourself in history at Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, and finally explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Sayid Allauddin, admire the striking features of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, steep yourself in history at Kalta Minor Minaret, then step into the grandiose world of Citadel Kunya-ark, then contemplate the long history of Ota Darvoza, and finally steep yourself in history at Shirgazi Khan Madrasah.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Khiva route site.

Getting from Bukhara to Khiva by combination of train and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Nukus.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Museums
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Ota Darvoza ©
Ota Darvoza
Kalta Minor Minaret ©
Kalta Minor Minaret

1
night
Nukus, Uzbekistan

Nukus ©
Serving as a popular base to explore the ruins and nature around the Aral Sea, Nukus also boasts its fair share of attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mizdakhan Necropolis and then admire the masterpieces at Nukus Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nukus online travel route planner.

You can take a train from Khiva to Nukus in 6 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shahrisabz.

Things to do in Nukus

Museums Historic Sites
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Nukus Museum of Art ©
Nukus Museum of Art

2
nights
Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan

Shahrisabz ©
Shakhrisabz, is a city in Qashqadaryo Region in southern Uzbekistan located approximately 80 km south of Samarkand with a population of 100,300 . Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray, don't miss a visit to Dor Us-Siyodat, then appreciate the history behind Crypt of Tamerlan, then make a trip to Dorut Tilovat, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Amir Timur.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Shahrisabz vacation app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nukus to Shahrisabz takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. August in Shahrisabz sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will leave for Samarkand on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Shahrisabz

Historic Sites
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The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray ©
The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray
Statue of Amir Timur ©
Statue of Amir Timur
Crypt of Tamerlan ©
Crypt of Tamerlan

2
nights
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Registan, pause for some photo ops at Shah-i-Zinda, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Afrasiyab Museum, then look and learn at Ulugh Beg Observatory, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Samarkand trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Shahrisabz to Samarkand takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Samarkand, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Jizzakh Province.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Registan ©
Registan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum

2
nights
Jizzakh Province, Uzbekistan

Jizzakh Province ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aydar Lake. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Aydar Lake.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jizzakh Province day trip app.

Getting from Samarkand to Jizzakh Province by train takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tashkent.

Things to do in Jizzakh Province

Nature Parks
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Aydar Lake ©
Aydar Lake
Zaamin National Park ©
Zaamin National Park

2
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Amir Timur Museum, make a trip to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah, and finally hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art, make a trip to Amir Temur Square, then admire the striking features of Khamid Alimdjan, and finally take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tashkent trip planner.

Getting from Jizzakh Province to Tashkent by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Kukeldash Madrasah ©
Kukeldash Madrasah

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