51 days in Asia, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

51 days in Asia, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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New Delhi, India
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Jaipur, India
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Mumbai, India
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Bengaluru, India
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Adelaide, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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Tokyo, Japan
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Kyoto, Japan
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Nara, Japan
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Osaka, Japan
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Shanghai, China
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Hong Kong, China
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Xi'an, China
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Beijing, China
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Yakutsk, Russia
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Kazan, Russia
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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New Delhi, India

— 3 nights
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: Gurugram (Gurgaon) (Shri Shakti Temple Sector 23 Gurgaon, Leisure Valley Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, look and learn at Jantar Mantar, and admire the landmark architecture of Jama Masjid.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New Delhi sightseeing website.

Baghdad, Iraq to New Delhi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Baghdad to New Delhi is 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in New Delhi are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Jaipur, India

— 2 nights

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moti Dungari Temple, admire the striking features of Birla Mandir Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then experience rural life at Ele Experience Farm, and finally learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get engrossed in the history at City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then appreciate the history behind Diwan-e-Khas Hall of Private Audience, then explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal, and finally explore the ancient world of The Rustic Paths.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur trip planning tool.

Fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Mumbai.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

Mumbai, India

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stop by Dharavi, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire all the interesting features of Marine Drive, then stop by Colaba, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalakshmi Temple. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Juhu Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Mount Mary Basilica, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, then make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Jaipur to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jaipur in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Mumbai, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

Bengaluru, India

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 8th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Phoenix Marketcity, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, then stop by Lotus Vibe, and finally shop like a local with UB City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, stroll around Cubbon Park, admire the landmark architecture of Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and finally get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Bengaluru road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mumbai in June, things will get little chillier in Bengaluru: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Adelaide.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Adelaide, Australia

— 2 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Bengaluru to Adelaide takes 17 hours. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 4 hours. In June, Adelaide is much colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Melbourne, Australia

— 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 13th (Sun), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

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Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. June in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Sydney, Australia

— 2 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sydney Cricket Ground as well as ANZ Stadium. On the 15th (Tue), kick back and relax at Manly Beach, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Chinese Garden of Friendship, then take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally see a show at Sydney Opera House. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, head outdoors with Prince Alfred Park Pool, catch a live event at Sydney Cricket Ground, then visit Darling Harbour, and finally take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Brisbane, Australia

— 2 nights

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 17th (Thu), make a splash at Dreamworld and then get in on the family fun at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, stroll around South Bank Parklands, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, then admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and finally get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Tokyo.

Things to do in Brisbane

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Tokyo, Japan

— 3 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kabukiza Theater, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Meiji Jingu Shrine, and other attractions. On the 20th (Sun), stroll around Ueno Park, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, get curious at National Museum of Nature and Science, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Western Art, then meet the residents at Ueno Zoo, and finally explore the world behind art at Suntory Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): visit Kagurazaka, catch a live event at Tokyo Dome, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then stop by Mokuhankan, and finally head outdoors with Tokyo Dome City.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Brisbane to Tokyo in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane to Tokyo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Tokyo reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Uji (Byodoin & Obakusan Manpuku - ji Temple). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Arashiyama, contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and awaken your taste buds at Kyoto Insider Sake Experience.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

Nara, Japan

— 2 nights

Ancient City

The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): learn and have fun at Experience YAMATO, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, stroll through Nara Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaidan-do, and finally appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jindoji Temple, contemplate the long history of Remians of Kunikyu Palace, steep yourself in history at Gansenji, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joruri Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akishinodera Temple, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Nara Prefectural Office Bldg. Rooftop Plaza.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nara trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Nara can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites · Shopping · Classes · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

Osaka, Japan

— 3 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Japan, Kyocera Dome Osaka and Yanmar Studium Nagai. Venture out of the city with trips to Kobe (Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown), Kobe Harborland, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, visit Tobita Shinchi, wander the streets of Dotombori District, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Osaka day trip planner.

Getting from Nara to Osaka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Nara in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Osaka, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Shanghai.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

Shanghai, China

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shanghai Auto Museum, Jiangwan Sports Complex and Shanghai Stadium. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and buy something for everyone on your list at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Shanghai route app.

Getting from Osaka to Shanghai by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to China Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Classes · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Hong Kong, China

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, stroll around Nan Lian Garden, pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria Harbour.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. In July in Hong Kong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Xi'an.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Xi'an, China

— 2 nights

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Tang Paradise, engage your brain at Shaanxi Geological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Shaanxi History Museum, contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), then contemplate the long history of Drum Tower (Gulou), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xi'an Bell Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and then get a dose of the wild on Travel China Guide.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Xi'an tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Xi'an takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Xi'an. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Beijing, China

— 3 nights
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes National Olympic Sports Center, Beijing Workers' Stadium and Niaochao National Stadium. The adventure continues: see Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), don't miss a visit to Bell and Drum Towers, and examine the collection at National Museum Of China.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Beijing trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Beijing takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Beijing can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yakutsk.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

Yakutsk, Russia

— 2 nights
Yakutsk is the capital city of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located about 450km south of the Arctic Circle. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at International Center for Jaw Harp Music, examine the collection at Museum and Center of The Khomus of The People of The World, don't miss a visit to Prospekt Lenina, Yakutsk, then explore the world behind art at National Art Museum of The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Music and Folklore of The Yakutia People.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yakutsk trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Beijing to Yakutsk. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beijing to Yakutsk due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Beijing in July, with highs in Yakutsk at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Kazan.

Things to do in Yakutsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Kazan, Russia

— 2 nights

Sports Capital of Russia

The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
On the 13th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Agricultural Palace, go for a walk through Kremlyovskaya Embankment, shop like a local with Gallery-Workshop of Zaitsev, see the interesting displays at Museum "Tatarskaya Sloboda", then explore the activities along Nizhniy Kaban Lake, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Soviet Life. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat), admire the local landmark of Fountains Cascade, ponder the design of Monument Fountain Kazan, then examine the collection at Konstantin Vasiliev Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Suyumbike Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kazan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yakutsk to Kazan takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yakutsk to Kazan is minus 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kazan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to fly to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Kazan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Catherine Palace and Park, contemplate the long history of Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sobor Petra I Pavla, then contemplate the long history of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, then examine the collection at Museum of Playing Cards, and finally examine the collection at Faberge Museum. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Summer Garden, don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, explore the galleries of Peter and Paul Fortress, then don't miss a visit to Palace Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and finally explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from Kazan to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kazan in July, expect nights in St. Petersburg to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Moscow, Russia

— 2 nights

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.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Red Square, explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Lenin's Mausoleum, and stroll around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Moscow travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

India travel guide

4.6
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Beaches
It may very well be fair to call India "incredible," given its mind-boggling diversity of landscapes, climates, cultures, and languages. The world's largest democracy, and second only to China in terms of population, India contains majestic peaks dusted with glistening snow, sun-drenched beaches, ancient hand-carved temples, and sprawling cities jam-packed with people, vehicles, and animals. Many tour India during the country's devotional festivals, which range from immense parades that convert cities into giant performance stages, to simple farming fairs dedicated to relatively obscure local deities. Whenever you choose to vacation in India, make sure you see some of the country's World Heritage Sites, which include the legendary Taj Mahal and Chilika Lake, the planet's second-largest lagoon.

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.

China travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Observation Decks · History Museums
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.

Russia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Churches · Historic Sites
Mother Russia
Feared and revered not long ago as the land "behind the Iron Curtain" and before that as "the land of the Tsars," Russia is a land of many contrasts. Spreading over two continents, it is also the largest country in the world and one of the most powerful. Founded by a group of East Slavs in the 10th century, it is home to over 160 different ethnic groups and indigenous peoples. They have all left their mark on the land, but the Slavic and Byzantine traditions hold a special place in Russia's rich historical and cultural legacy. The diverse natural beauty includes vast swathes of plains intersected with thousands of rivers, lakes, and dramatic mountain ranges along the southern borders. Arctic tundra, taiga, mixed forests, steppe, and desert-like areas successively carpet the land from the north to the south. Perfectly preserved ancient towns surrounded by mighty kremlins with colorful onion-domed churches attract tourists just as much as the nation's biggest metropolises, Moscow and Saint Petersburg.