57 days in Africa, Asia & United States Itinerary

57 days in Africa, Asia & United States Itinerary

Travel Warning: Security Concerns   More Info
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Bamako, Mali
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Monrovia, Liberia
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 9 nights
Fly
4
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 8 nights
Fly
5
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
— 9 nights
Fly
6
Memphis, United States
— 23 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

Bamako, Mali — 2 nights

Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center.
Bamako is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Bamako, don't miss a visit to Bamako Grand Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Monument de l"Independance, and explore the galleries of Musee National de Bamako.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bamako trip maker site.

Fortaleza, Brazil to Bamako is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Fortaleza to Bamako due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Bamako can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Monrovia.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

Monrovia, Liberia — 2 nights

The capital of Liberia and its most populous city, Monrovia lies on the Atlantic Coast of Cape Mesurado.
On the 25th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Ducor Hotel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Liberian National Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Centennial Pavilion. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Matadi Central Mosque, shop like a local with Curated Gift Shop Liberia, and then contemplate the long history of Providence Island.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Monrovia trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Bamako to Monrovia by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Bamako, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monrovia, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Dhabi.
more
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 9 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Spend the 28th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, cool off at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Abu Dhabi.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monrovia to Abu Dhabi. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 4 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Monrovia in July: highs in Abu Dhabi hover around 50°C, while lows dip to 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Tashkent.
more
Outdoors · Theme Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 5:

Tashkent, Uzbekistan — 8 nights

City of Bread

One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Step out of Tashkent with an excursion to Pulatkhan Plateau in Chimgan--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Charvak Reservoir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah, get engrossed in the history at Amir Timur Museum, and explore the world behind art at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tashkent online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Abu Dhabi to Tashkent takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Uzbekistan Standard Time (UZT) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Bishkek.
more
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 13:

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan — 9 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bishkek: Tokmok (Kegety Gorge & Burana Tower). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Ala-Archa Gorge. On the 22nd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Ala-Too Square, look for gifts at Tumar Art Salon, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Konorchek Canyons, and view the masterpieces at Exhibition Hall of Union of Artists.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bishkek trip tool.

Getting from Tashkent to Bishkek by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Uzbekistan Standard Time to Kyrgyzstan Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Bishkek can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Memphis.
more
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 22:

Memphis, United States — 23 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Change things up with these side-trips from Memphis: Covington's Historic Square (in Covington), Tunica (Gold Strike Casino, Horseshoe Tunica, &more) and Grand Junction (National Bird Dog Museum & Ames Plantation). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Memphis road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bishkek to Memphis. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Bishkek to Memphis. Traveling from Bishkek in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Memphis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 23 — Sep 15:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
more