60 days in Europe, Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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Novosibirsk, Russia
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Beijing, China
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Seoul, South Korea
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Tokyo, Japan
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Hong Kong, China
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Vientiane, Laos
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Singapore, Singapore
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Cairo, Egypt
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Helsinki, Finland

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary tool.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Helsinki is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Reykjavik in March since evenings lows in Helsinki dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum and then examine the collection at Russian Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg holiday builder site.

Fly from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:

Moscow, Russia

— 2 nights

Third Rome

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of GUM and then contemplate the long history of Red Square. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow tour planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Moscow, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Novosibirsk.

Things to do in Moscow

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:

Novosibirsk, Russia

— 2 nights

Siberian Chicago

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Glory monument and then find something for the whole family at Wonder Park Galileo.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Novosibirsk tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Moscow to Novosibirsk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Novosibirsk Standard Time (NOVT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. You will leave for Ulaanbaatar on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Novosibirsk

Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

— 2 nights
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
On the 1st (Sat), get engrossed in the history at National History Museum, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, and then see Off-Road Tours. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Migjid Janraisig Sum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandantegchenling Monastery.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Ulaanbaatar trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Novosibirsk to Ulaanbaatar takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Novosibirsk to Ulaanbaatar is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Ulaanbaatar are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Beijing.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

Beijing, China

— 3 nights
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), admire the striking features of The Palace Museum, and steep yourself in history at Peking Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling (Song Qingling Guju).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ulaanbaatar in April, things will get much hotter in Beijing: highs are around 26°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Seoul.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:

Seoul, South Korea

— 3 nights
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Seoul is known for sightseeing, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Deoksugung, stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, and admire the masterpieces at National Folk Museum of Korea.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seoul itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Beijing to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Beijing in April, expect nights in Seoul to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Tokyo.

Things to do in Seoul

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

Tokyo, Japan

— 3 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Tokyo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Tokyo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Taipei.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

Taipei, Taiwan

— 1 night

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
On the 12th (Wed), appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Tokyo to Taipei in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, Taipei is a bit warmer than Tokyo - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:

Hong Kong, China

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, then take in the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak). Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip maker website.

You can fly from Taipei to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 16th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of Central Post Office, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Ho Chi Minh City: highs are around 41°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:

Vientiane, Laos

— 4 nights
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Vientiane is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai, stroll around Chao Anouvong Park, and pause for some photo ops at Black Stupa (That Dam).

For photos and tourist information, read our Vientiane trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and car from Ho Chi Minh City to Vientiane takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For photos and tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Vientiane to Bangkok in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. In April, daytime highs in Bangkok are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 6 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in Mae Rim, approximately Mae Rim away. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and get to know the resident critters at Chiang Mai Zoo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chiang Mai, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Singapore.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 2:

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.
Go for a jaunt from Singapore to Sentosa Island to see Sentosa Boardwalk about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer, and visit Chinatown.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Singapore online trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Singapore by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chiang Mai to Singapore. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in May: highs in Singapore hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 6:

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 2 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
On the 7th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at The Nest Beachside Spa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Sanur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanah Lot Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Singapore to Denpasar by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Denpasar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Denpasar

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 2 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, then explore the world behind art at Art House Gallery Museum of Ethnic Arts, and finally stop by Happy Creations. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around KLCC Park and then walk around KL Bird Park.

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You can fly from Denpasar to Kuala Lumpur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Kathmandu, Nepal

— 3 nights
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
On the 11th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Make the 12th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu trip planner.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu. In May, Kathmandu is little chillier than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Dubai.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Find places to stay May 10 — 13:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for sightseeing, shopping, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, cool off at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, and admire the striking features of Emirates Towers.

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You can fly from Kathmandu to Dubai in 7 hours. Traveling from Kathmandu to Dubai, you'll gain 1.8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kathmandu in May: highs in Dubai hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Dubai

Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Cairo, Egypt

— 3 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the activities along Nile River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque-Sabil of Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Cairo takes 6.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in May, with highs in Cairo at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in May, with highs in Athens at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:

Bali travel guide

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World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.