60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Beirut, Lebanon
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 8 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 10 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Batumi, Georgia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Paphos, Cyprus
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 7 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Cairo, Egypt

5
nights
Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa (in Zahle), Baalbeck (Temples of Baalbek & Baalbek Roman Ruins) and Byblos (Armenian Genocide Orphans' "Aram Bezikian" Museum, Saint Charbel Tomb, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, have some family-friendly fun at LazerGate, admire the striking features of St. Stephan's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut.

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Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Cairo in September, plan for little chillier days in Beirut, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Baalbeck, Chouane Lake, LazerGate
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek

8
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Goreme: Gomeda Vadisi (in Mustafapasa), Mazi Yeralti Sehri (in Urgup) and Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri). There's much more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, and get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Goreme attractions planning app.

Fly from Beirut to Goreme in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Beirut to Goreme, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in September, you will find days in Goreme are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are much colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Uchisar, Derinkuyu, Avanos, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 14:
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Off-Road Tours

10
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Goreme, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Samarkand is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Registan, steep yourself in history at Tillya Kori Madrasah, appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda, and admire the striking features of Gur Emir Mausoleum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Samarkand online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Samarkand by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Uzbekistan Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you will find days in Samarkand are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Registan ©
Registan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum

6
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chimgan (Chimgan Ski Resort & Pulatkhan Plateau) and Charvak Reservoir (in Yusufhona). There's much more to do: get outside with Lake Charvak, gain interesting insight with a heritage tour, enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tashkent trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Samarkand to Tashkent in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chimgan, Charvak Reservoir
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 4:
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Lake Charvak ©
Lake Charvak
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar

7
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tbilisi: Chelti Winery (in Shilda), Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels (in Gremi) and Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sioni Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Jvari Church, and learn about winemaking at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi road trip tool.

Fly from Tashkent to Tbilisi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tashkent to Tbilisi due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Batumi.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Signagi, Chelti Winery, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 11:
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Walking tours
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

4
nights
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Venture out of the city with trips to Makhuntseti Waterwall (in Keda), Mtirala National Park (in Kobuleti) and Mirveti Waterfall (in Mirveti). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", make a trip to Astronomical Clock, pause for some photo ops at Monument Ali and Nino, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Batumi Boulevard.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Batumi trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Tbilisi to Batumi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tbilisi in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Batumi, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gonio Fortress, Mirveti Waterfall, Makhuntseti Waterwall, Mtirala National Park
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
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Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park

8
nights
Paphos, Cyprus

The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paphos: Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery (in Kalopanagiotis), Tsiakkas Winery (in Pelendri) and Pedoulas (Archangelos Michael Church, Folkloric Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Kourion, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aphrodite's Rock.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paphos holiday planning site.

Fly from Batumi to Paphos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. In October, Paphos is a bit warmer than Batumi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Wildlife Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pedoulas, Limassol, Larnaca, Nicosia, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 23:
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Off-Road & ATV Trails
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos ©
Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos

7
nights
Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ayia Napa: Famagusta (Othello Castle, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, &more), Church of Antiphonitis (in Kyrenia) and Kantara Castle (in Trikomo). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Konnos Bay, make a splash at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, and kick back and relax at Makronissos Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ayia Napa sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Paphos to Ayia Napa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Ayia Napa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Famagusta, Protaras, Nicosia, Church of Antiphonitis, Kapparris Beach
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

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