60 days in Asia, Africa, South America, United States, Canada & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Asia, Africa, South America, United States, Canada & Europe Itinerary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 1 day
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Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 1 night
Fly to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Drive to Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Fly to Eduardo Gomes International Airport
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Manaus, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 2 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 3 nights
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Ferry to San Cristobal, Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Honolulu
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Honolulu, United States
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Lahaina, United States
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Kailua-Kona, United States
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Las Vegas, United States
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Fly to Buffalo, Bus to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

— 2 nights

Evergreen City of India

Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Get outdoors at Varkala Beach and Kovalam Beach. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kappil Beach (in Varkala Town) and Hawa Beach (in Kovalam).

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 36°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and KITE BEACH. Get outdoors at Marina Beach and Off-Road & ATV Trails. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, take in the waterfront at Bur Dubai Abra Dock, and browse the different shops at Ibn Battuta Mall.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dubai trip planner.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Dubai by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in December, things will get a bit cooler in Dubai: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:

Luxor, Egypt

— 2 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari, then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Luxor takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Luxor. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Luxor to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Get in touch with nature at Nairobi National Park and Safaris. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Central Island National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Nairobi takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxor to Nairobi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxor in December, Nairobi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:

Flic En Flac, Mauritius

— 1 day
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Tamarin Falls and then stroll through Flic en Flac Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Flic En Flac itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Flic En Flac takes 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Flic En Flac due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in December, with highs in Flic En Flac at 35°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:

Nosy Be, Madagascar

— 1 night

Perfume Island

The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nosy Be online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Flic En Flac to Nosy Be in 13 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mauritius Standard Time to East Africa Time is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:
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Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 2 nights
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Step out of the city life by going to Kruger National Park and Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nosy Be to Kruger National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nosy Be to Kruger National Park. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nosy Be in December since evenings lows in Kruger National Park dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:

Manaus, Brazil

— 2 nights

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at Manauara Shopping.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Manaus itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Kruger National Park to Manaus with the Route module. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kruger National Park to Manaus due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kruger National Park in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Manaus, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:

Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

— 2 nights
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha de Perla and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at El Tunel del Estero, stroll through Posada de flamengos, and then take a memorable drive along Isabela Island Wetlands Complex.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Puerto Villamil trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Manaus to Puerto Villamil with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manaus to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

— 3 nights
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galeria Aymara and Galeria Exotico Ecuador. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and Playa las Bachas. There's still lots to do: stroll through El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de los Perros, take in the exciting artwork at The Angelique Art Gallery, and look for gifts at Chocolapagos Darwin's Favourites.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Puerto Ayora trip itinerary builder tool.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time (GALT) to Ecuador Time (ECT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Puerto Ayora are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

Honolulu, United States

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Swim with Dolphins and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie).

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Puerto Ayora to Honolulu takes 34 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Puerto Ayora to Honolulu. In December in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

Lahaina, United States

— 3 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Step out of the city life by going to Ka'anapali Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Zipline. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina vacation builder tool.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lahaina are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

Kailua-Kona, United States

— 3 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some cultural insight at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Puukohola National Historic Park. Go for a jaunt from Kailua-Kona to Puako to see Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area about 48 minutes away.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 4.5 hours. January in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:

Las Vegas, United States

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and The LINQ Promenade. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Counts Kustoms and The Strip. The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey builder.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Las Vegas by flight takes about 12 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Las Vegas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in January, expect Las Vegas to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

Niagara Falls, Canada

— 3 nights
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Horseshoe Falls. Niagara River Recreation Trail and White Water Walk will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Magnotta in Beamsville (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Konzelmann Estate Winery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls attractions website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Niagara Falls takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Niagara Falls at 0°C and lows at -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Gustamps. For shopping fun, head to North Laine or Forest Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (in Oxford), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Holy Trinity Church (in Stratford-upon-Avon). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Ely Cathedral, deepen your understanding at King's College Chapel, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, and learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London journey planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to London in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in January: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 18:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de l'Orangerie and Île de la Cité. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Paris using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 22:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Town and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Head to Bahnhofstrasse and ARTBOX.GALLERYfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, and see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in January, things will get slightly colder in Zurich: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:

Moscow, Russia

— 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at State Tretyakov Gallery and Moscow Kremlin. Popular historic sites such as Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, browse the range of quality goods at GUM, learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber, and admire the landmark architecture of Kremlin Walls and Towers.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moscow trip planner.

Fly from Zurich to Moscow in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zurich in January; daily highs in Moscow reach -7°C and lows reach -12°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:

Nile River Valley travel guide

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Ruins · Monuments · Cemeteries
Nile River Valley represents one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, which supported human life as early as 5500 BCE. A tour of Nile River Valley includes visiting some of Egypt's best preserved ancient tombs, temples, and cities, as well as observing both the barren deserts and the fertile fields of corn, sugar cane, sesame, and alfalfa. Boats regularly cruise the waterway and visitors can choose between short trips to get a sense of the river's importance and magnitude, and weeklong excursions designed to provide a deeper insight into the country's history, topography, and cultural heritage.

Mauritius travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Geologic Formations
Island of Rainbows and Shooting Stars
A small but surprisingly multicultural island in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius sits just east of Madagascar and offers a white-sand coastline lapped by sapphire waters. The contrasts of colors, tastes, and cultures here makes a vacation in Mauritius richly rewarding, with plenty to do along the coast and deeper inland. A tour of Mauritius usually includes long stops at the island's beaches, which serve as launching points for deep-sea fishing trips, dolphin-watching excursions, and scuba diving adventures. Farther away from the water, you can discover a paradise for hikers and nature lovers. Mauritius is made for explorations on foot, with several volcanic summits and a large national park sheltering abundant species of indigenous plants and birds.

Madagascar travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Island
Madagascar deserves its reputation as a nature lover's paradise--around 5 percent of the world's plant and animal species are endemic to this island. Lemurs and rainforests, karst landscapes and rich red soil steal the headlines and remain among tops reasons to take a trip to Madagascar. The cultural diversity of the population also provides plenty of intrigue and interest, with distinctive ceremonies, unusual sports, and a varied cuisine all highlights of active, enriching Madagascan itineraries.

Amazon River travel guide

4.3
Theaters · Bodies of Water · Beaches

Galapagos Islands travel guide

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World heritage site · Nature & Parks · Beaches
Famous worldwide thanks to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, the remote World Heritage-listed Galapagos Islands are situated in the Pacific Ocean and belong to Ecuador. On a tour of Galapagos Islands, you can witness the staggering amount of endemic wildlife the archipelago is noted for. Besides a couple of cities on the main islands, the landscape remains mostly pristine, as the guided tours follow strict rules and limit visitor numbers. Fascinating creatures, untouched nature, unrivalled snorkeling, scuba diving, and more await you on your Galapagos Islands trip.

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.