57 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

57 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 9 nights
Train
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Train
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Minsk, Belarus
— 2 nights
Fly
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
Bus
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
Train
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Baku, Azerbaijan
— 3 nights
Ferry to Türkmenbaşy International Seaport, Taxi to Balkanabat
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Balkanabat, Turkmenistan
— 2 nights
Train
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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mary, Turkmenistan
— 1 night
Drive
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Nukus, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 4 nights
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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 4 nights
Fly
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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
— 4 nights
Drive
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Novosibirsk, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Change things up with a short trip to The Dresden Zwinger in Dresden (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip planning tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 10:

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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally browse the exhibits of Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

Plan trip to Warsaw with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Berlin to Warsaw in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

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Minsk, Belarus

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Archangel Mikhail, then browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, and finally examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, walk around Chelyuskinites Park, then appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, then wander the streets of Upper City, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Minsk trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Minsk in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Warsaw to Minsk, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Minsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Minsk

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

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Moscow, Russia

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.
Step out of Moscow to go to Sergiyev Posad and see The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Red Square, admire the striking features of Kremlin Walls and Towers, see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Minsk to Moscow by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

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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.
Tbilisi is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Tbilisi Auto Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tbilisi vacation maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Moscow to Tbilisi takes 31 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Moscow in June, with highs in Tbilisi at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours · Historic Sites · Transportation · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

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Baku, Azerbaijan

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: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, appreciate the history behind Vahid Monument, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Baku vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tbilisi to Baku by train takes about 11 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. June in Baku sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Balkanabat.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

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Balkanabat, Turkmenistan

Balkanabat, formerly Nebit Dag, is a city in western Turkmenistan, and the capital of Balkan Province, the largest province in the country. On the 27th (Sun), appreciate the history behind The Monument to the Desert Explorers and then explore the striking landscape at Yangykala Canyon.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Balkanabat visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Baku to Balkanabat in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) to Turkmenistan Standard Time (TMT) is 1 hour. You'll set off for Ashgabat on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Balkanabat

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
Ashgabat is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Turkmen Carpet Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, go for a walk through Inspiration Square, and take an in-depth tour of Ashgabat National Museum of History.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ashgabat journey planning website.

You can take a train from Balkanabat to Ashgabat in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June in Ashgabat, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mary.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:

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Mary, Turkmenistan

Prosperous thanks to its successful cotton growing and processing industry, Mary retains much of the Soviet-era sensibility once prevalent in this part of the world.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque and then explore the ancient world of Gyaur Kala.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mary online journey planner.

Getting from Ashgabat to Mary by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Mary sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Nukus.

Things to do in Mary

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

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Nukus, Uzbekistan

Serving as a popular base to explore the ruins and nature around the Aral Sea, Nukus also boasts its fair share of attractions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nukus: Kyzyl Kala (in Kyzylkala) and Chilpyk (in Kipchak). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Nukus Museum of Art and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mizdakhan Necropolis.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nukus trip maker app.

You can drive from Mary to Nukus in 12.5 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Mary in July, plan for slightly colder days in Nukus, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Nukus

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Rome of the East

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, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ulugbek Madrasah, and appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Samarkand road trip app.

You can fly from Nukus to Samarkand in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Samarkand, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan

City of Bread

One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Change things up with a short trip to Pulatkhan Plateau in Chimgan (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar, pause for some photo ops at World War II Memorial, examine the collection at Museum of Communication History, and get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tashkent trip planner.

Getting from Samarkand to Tashkent by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bishkek.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Wandering the grid-like, tree-lined streets of Bishkek, you'll discover the friendly atmosphere, vibrant nightlife, and Soviet-era architecture of the country's political center.
Bishkek is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Ala-Archa Gorge, pause for some photo ops at Kurmanzhan Datka Statue, contemplate the long history of Ala-Too Square, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bishkek trip planning site.

You can fly from Tashkent to Bishkek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tashkent to Bishkek. In July, daytime highs in Bishkek are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Almaty.

Things to do in Bishkek

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:

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Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Kok-Tobe Hill, then contemplate the waterfront views at Big Almaty Lake, and then stroll around First President's Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Almaty Central Park, examine the collection at Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, then walk around Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Almaty vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bishkek to Almaty takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Novosibirsk.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks · Nature · Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

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Novosibirsk, Russia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): cool off at Aquapark Akvamir and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Novosibirsk Zoo. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Signalers Alley Named after A.I. Nikulin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexandre Nevsky Cathedral (Sobor Alexandra Nevskogo), get to know the fascinating history of The Lenina Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St. Nicholas, and finally don't miss a visit to Skul'ptura Stsena Pokupki.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Novosibirsk trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Almaty to Novosibirsk. The time zone difference moving from East Kazakhstan Time (ALMT) to Novosibirsk Standard Time (NOVT) is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Almaty in July: high temperatures in Novosibirsk hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Novosibirsk

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Gandantegchenling Monastery, get engrossed in the history at National History Museum, don't miss a visit to Zaisan Memorial, and appreciate the history behind Genghis Khan Square.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ulaanbaatar trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Novosibirsk to Ulaanbaatar takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Novosibirsk to Ulaanbaatar is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Ulaanbaatar are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27: