60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Beirut, Lebanon
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 8 nights
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
Fly:  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
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Baalbeck (Temples of Baalbek & Baalbek Roman Ruins), Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa (in Zahle) and Byblos (Armenian Genocide Orphans' "Aram Bezikian" Museum, Saint Charbel Tomb, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Beirut, and make a trip to Mussaylha Fort.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Beirut day trip planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Beirut is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, you will find days in Beirut are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Baalbeck, LazerGate, Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa
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
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goreme: Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri), Mazi Yeralti Sehri (in Urgup) and Gomeda Vadisi (in Mustafapasa). The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, look for gifts at Alaturca Taner, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme holiday maker.

Getting from Beirut to Goreme by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Beirut to Goreme, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Beirut, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Goreme, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Uchisar, Derinkuyu, Ihlara Valley, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

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: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Istanbul journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Goreme, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 24:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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, admire the striking features of Gur Emir Mausoleum, delve into the distant past at Afrasiyab Museum, and appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Samarkand travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Samarkand in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Samarkand due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Samarkand: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tashkent: Charvak Reservoir (in Yusufhona) and Chimgan (Chimgan Ski Resort & Pulatkhan Plateau). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar, examine the collection at House Museum of Pumpkin, take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukeldash Madrasah.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tashkent road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Samarkand to Tashkent takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough 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:
Highlights from your plan
Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels (in Gremi), Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri) and Chelti Winery (in Shilda). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and delve into the distant past at Narikala Fortress.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tbilisi journey website.

Getting from Tashkent to Tbilisi by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tashkent to Tbilisi is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Tbilisi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel 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:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions

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), Mirveti Waterfall (in Mirveti) and Mtirala National Park (in Kobuleti). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", make a trip to Argo Cable Car, admire the natural beauty at Batumi Botanical Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Batumi Boulevard.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Batumi online road trip planner.

You can fly from Tbilisi to Batumi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tbilisi in October, plan for somewhat 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

Makhuntseti Waterwall, Mirveti Waterfall, Gonio Fortress, Mtirala National Park
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paphos side-trips: Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery (in Kalopanagiotis), Pedoulas (Archangelos Michael Church, Folkloric Museum, &more) and Tsiakkas Winery (in Pelendri). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paphos trip planner.

You can fly from Batumi to Paphos in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Batumi to Paphos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Batumi in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Paphos: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Paphos

Wildlife Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Larnaca, Limassol City, Pedoulas, Nicosia, Aphrodite's Rock
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road & ATV Trails
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ayia Napa: Kantara Castle (in Trikomo), Famagusta (Othello Castle, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, &more) and Church of Antiphonitis (in Kyrenia). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Nissi Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get in on the family fun at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus, and get outside with Cape Greco.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ayia Napa online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Paphos to Ayia Napa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ayia Napa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Famagusta, Protaras, Nicosia, Kantara Castle, Kapparris Beach
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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