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

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

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1
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
2
Moscow, Russia
— 7 nights
3
Shanghai, China
— 4 nights
4
Sydney, Australia
— 8 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 8 nights
6
New York City, United States
— 11 nights

6
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Coptic Cairo. Explore hidden gems such as Photography Tours and Great Sphinx. Venture out of the city with trips to Ismailia Museum (in Ismailia) and Pyramids of Giza (in Giza). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Giza Plateau, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and explore the historical opulence of Bab al-Futuh.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cairo tour itinerary builder tool.

Krakow, Poland to Cairo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Krakow to Cairo is 1 hour. Traveling from Krakow in October, expect Cairo to be warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giza, Ismailia Museum
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Giza Plateau ©
Giza Plateau
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

7
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve and Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore Armoury Chamber and The Museum of Cosmonautics. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moscow: Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy), Kolomna (Epiphany Staro Golutvin Monastery, Kolomna Kremlin, &more) and The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra (in Sergiyev Posad). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, admire the natural beauty at Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Red Square, and stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moscow day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Moscow takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in October: high temperatures in Moscow hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kolomna, Church of The Holy Virgin, Christmas Toys Factory Iney, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Museum Dulevo Porcelain
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Church of The Holy Virgin ©
Church of The Holy Virgin
Kolomna Kremlin ©
Kolomna Kremlin
Armoury Chamber ©
Armoury Chamber

4
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) and The Bund (Wai Tan) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Humble Administrator's Garden and Tian Zi Fang. When in Shanghai, make a side trip to see Wuzhen Water Town in Tongxiang, approximately Tongxiang away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Huangpu River, take a stroll through Former French Concession, enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai day trip tool.

You can fly from Moscow to Shanghai in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Moscow to Shanghai. Traveling from Moscow in October, things will get much warmer in Shanghai: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wuzhen Water Town, Humble Administrator's Garden
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Huangpu River ©
Huangpu River
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Tian Zi Fang ©
Tian Zi Fang

8
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. Get some cultural insight at St. Mary's Cathedral and Australian National Maritime Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters) and Gordon Falls Lookout (in Leura). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kurrajong Radio Museum, walk around Hyde Park, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Sydney takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Shanghai to Sydney. Traveling from Shanghai in November, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, Newcastle, Kurrajong Radio Museum, Wentworth Falls, Gordon Falls Lookout
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
Art Gallery of New South Wales ©
Art Gallery of New South Wales

8
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu do Amanha and Imperial Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Rio de Janeiro side-trips: Cervejaria Bohemia (in Petropolis) and Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra (in Niteroi). There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Bento Monastery, and take some stellar pictures from Morro da Urca.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro in 25 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Petropolis, Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Imperial Museum ©
Imperial Museum

11
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Eastern State Penitentiary and New York Public Library. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Philipse Manor Hall (in Yonkers), Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (in Hyde Park) and Philadelphia (Rodin Museum, Terror Behind The Walls, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to New York City takes 14.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to New York City is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, with highs in New York City at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Hyde Park, Philipse Manor Hall, Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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