36 days in South America, Europe & Asia Itinerary

36 days in South America, Europe & Asia Itinerary

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1
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
2
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
— 6 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 9 nights
4
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
5
Pamplona, Spain
— 5 nights

5
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Step out of Santiago with an excursion to Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile in Valle Nevado--about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central).

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santiago road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

6
nights
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belo Horizonte: Ouro Preto (Museu da Inconfidencia, Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio), &more) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). There's still lots to do: pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, take in the exciting artwork at Palacio das Artes, admire the striking features of Conjunto Moderno da Pampulha, and have fun at Estadio Mineirao.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Belo Horizonte driving holiday planning website.

Fly from Santiago to Belo Horizonte in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Belo Horizonte, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Ouro Preto, Inhotim
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Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto ©
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto

9
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Hohematte Park, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Jesuitenkirche, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Belo Horizonte to Zurich by flight takes about 18 hours. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Zurich, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Belo Horizonte in August; daily highs in Zurich reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Schynige Platte
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

5
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
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.
Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka) and Kōtoku-in (in Kamakura). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, take a stroll through Ginza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Tokyo takes 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Tokyo. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in August: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Pamplona.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Tokyo DisneySea, Kōtoku-in
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

5
nights
Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona ©
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Change things up with these side-trips from Pamplona: San Sebastian - Donostia (Parte Vieja, Monte Urgull, &more). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural Urbasa Andia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pamplona day trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Pamplona in 21.5 hours. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Tokyo to Pamplona due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Pamplona when traveling from Tokyo in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamplona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Sebastian - Donostia
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Parque Natural Urbasa Andia ©
Parque Natural Urbasa Andia
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
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