60 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 7 nights
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 6 nights
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Beirut, Lebanon
— 6 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 9 nights
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Yerevan, Armenia
— 7 nights
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Baku, Azerbaijan
— 6 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Ojstrica, Galerija Mikame, &more), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna (Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, Postojna Cave, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, get curious at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Porto, Portugal to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Porto in October: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Skopje.
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia — 6 nights

A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Staro Nagorichane (Church St. George & Kokino) and Tetovo (Isa Beg Hammam, Xhamia E Larme, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Matka, shop like a local with Acanthus Gallery, appreciate the history behind Millennium Cross, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Macedonia Square.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Skopje online trip maker.

Getting from Ljubljana to Skopje by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, you will find days in Skopje are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Beirut.
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Beirut, Lebanon — 6 nights

Paris of the East

Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Explore Beirut's surroundings by going to Chouane Lake (in Chouaneh), Our Lady of Lebanon (in Harissa) and Byblos (Saint Charbel Tomb & Monastery of St. Maron Annaya). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George, explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, and see what you can catch with XDC - Xtreme Dive Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Beirut trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Skopje to Beirut in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In November, Beirut is much warmer than Skopje - with highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 9 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.
On the 16th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, and take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Beirut to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in November, expect Istanbul to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Yerevan.
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Yerevan, Armenia — 7 nights

Pink City

Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Garni (Garni Temple & Basaltic Organ), Wine History Museum Of Armenia (in Sasunik) and Geghard (The Monastery of Geghard & Azhdaak Mountain). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Cafesjian Center for the Arts, examine the collection at History Museum of Armenia, hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yerevan online trip builder.

Fly from Istanbul to Yerevan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Yerevan. Traveling from Istanbul in November, expect cooler with lows of 0°C in Yerevan. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Baku.
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Baku, Azerbaijan — 6 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
Go for a jaunt from Baku to Gobustan to see Gobustan State Reserve about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books, and don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Baku online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Yerevan to Baku takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Yerevan in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baku, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Kathmandu.
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Kathmandu, Nepal — 16 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kathmandu side-trips: Bhaktapur (Bhupatindra Malla Statue, 55 Window Palace, &more). Make the 2nd (Fri) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Make the 3rd (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu route builder.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Kathmandu takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Baku to Kathmandu is 1.8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Baku in November: highs in Kathmandu hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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