45 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

45 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Melaka, Malaysia
— 1 night
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 1 night
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Ipoh, Malaysia
— 1 night
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Hat Yai, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Nakhon Pathom
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Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive
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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bus to Poipet, Foot to Poipet Virak Buntham Express, Bus to Siem Reap
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 1 night
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Dong Hoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Lao Cai, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Hekou County, China
— 1 night
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Kunming, China
— 1 night
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Lijiang, China
— 1 night
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Guilin, China
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Shanghai, China
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Qingdao, China
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Beijing, China
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Harbin, China
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Ulan-Ude, Russia
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Irkutsk, Russia
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Kazan, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
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Tromso, Norway
— 1 night
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Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Melaka, Malaysia

— 1 night

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Stadthuys.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melaka visit planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Melaka is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Melaka

Museums
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 1 night

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ipoh.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

Ipoh, Malaysia

— 1 night

The Town Built on Tin

The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
On the 8th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo, take an in-depth tour of Ho Yan Hor Museum, see the interesting displays at Dream Big World, take in nature's colorful creations at Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens, then explore the fascinating underground world of Perak Tong Cave Temple, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Concubine Lane.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ipoh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Ipoh, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Hat Yai.

Things to do in Ipoh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

Hat Yai, Thailand

— 1 night

City of Paris

The fourth-largest Malay city and one of the country's premier shopping and commercial districts, Hat Yai has proved extremely popular among local tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Ice Dome Hat Yai, buy something for everyone on your list at CentralFestival Hatyai, and then contemplate the long history of Wat Hat Yai Nai.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hat Yai road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ipoh to Hat Yai takes 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ipoh to Hat Yai. In January, daily temperatures in Hat Yai can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nakhon Pathom.

Things to do in Hat Yai

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:

Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

— 1 night
Claiming to be Thailand's oldest settlement, Nakhon Pathom retains its traditional ways in a relaxed setting.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Woodland Muangmai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Pathom Chedi, then contemplate the long history of Sanam Chandra Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Watpa Pathomchai. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Damnoen Saduak Tiger Zoo, take an in-depth tour of King Rama II Memorial Park, then stroll through Damnoen Saduak Elephant Village, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Tha Kha Floating Market.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nakhon Pathom tour itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Hat Yai to Nakhon Pathom with the Route module. Traveling from Hat Yai in January, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Nakhon Pathom. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Nakhon Pathom

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:

Kanchanaburi, Thailand

— 1 night
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, see the interesting displays at The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, explore the activities along River Kwai, then see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wat Thawornwararam.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kanchanaburi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nakhon Pathom to Kanchanaburi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Kanchanaburi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 1 night

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planning site.

Getting from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 14:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 1 night

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
On the 14th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and then steep yourself in history at Phimeanakas.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 15:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 1 night

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): walk around Royal Palace Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, view the masterpieces at Lotus Space, then make a trip to Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, and finally pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 1 night

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In January, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:

Da Nang, Vietnam

— 1 night

City of Bridges

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
On the 18th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Marble Mountains, see the interesting displays at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long An Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Giao Xu An Hai.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Da Nang driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January; daily highs in Da Nang reach 29°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Dong Hoi.

Things to do in Da Nang

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:

Dong Hoi, Vietnam

— 1 night
The pleasant seaside and port town of Dong Hoi sits close to a World Heritage Site national park.
On the 19th (Thu), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tam Toa Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dong Hoi trip builder.

Traveling by train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Hanoi.

Things to do in Dong Hoi

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 1 night
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hanoi trip maker website.

Getting from Dong Hoi to Hanoi by bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Lao Cai.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 21:

Lao Cai, Vietnam

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Den Mau.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lao Cai holiday builder website.

Getting from Hanoi to Lao Cai by car takes about 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hekou County.

Things to do in Lao Cai

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip

Hekou County, China

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): hunt for treasures at Vietnam Street and then contemplate the long history of Hekou Customs Site.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hekou County attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lao Cai to Hekou County. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to China Standard Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kunming.

Things to do in Hekou County

Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 23:

Kunming, China

— 1 night

City of Eternal Spring

With a temperate climate at 2,000 m (6,600 ft) and a variety of tourist attractions, Kunming makes a popular gateway for exploring Yunnan Province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): walk around Green Lake (Cui Hu), then get to know the fascinating history of Daguan Yuan Park, and then pick up some local products at Zhuanxin Wet Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kunming travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hekou County to Kunming takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Lijiang.

Things to do in Kunming

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

Lijiang, China

— 1 night

Suzhou on the Plateau

The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Lijiang - China, and then contemplate the long history of Mufu Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lijiang trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kunming to Lijiang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Guilin.

Things to do in Lijiang

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:

Guilin, China

— 1 night
The riverside karst landscape around Guilin has long made it a favorite with Chinese poets, photographers, and travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), view the masterpieces at Ronghu Art Museum, and then walk around Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Guilin day trip planning site.

Fly from Lijiang to Guilin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Guilin are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Shanghai.

Things to do in Guilin

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 26:

Shanghai, China

— 1 night

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.
For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Shanghai day trip planning site.

Take a train from Guilin to Shanghai in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In January, Shanghai is a bit cooler than Guilin - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. You will leave for Qingdao on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 27:

Qingdao, China

— 1 night
The city of Qingdao has become particularly well known for its clean streets, orderly layout, and blending of the old and the new.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Zhanqiao Pier and then contemplate the long history of Huashi Villa (Huashi Lou).

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Qingdao trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Shanghai to Qingdao in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in January; daily highs in Qingdao reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Beijing.

Things to do in Qingdao

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:

Beijing, China

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, then get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), then pause for some photo ops at Bell and Drum Towers, and finally get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Beijing online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Qingdao to Beijing takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Qingdao in January since evenings lows in Beijing dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly to Harbin.

Things to do in Beijing

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:

Harbin, China

— 1 night

Ice City

The influence of neighboring Russia remains visible throughout much of Harbin, with the country's northernmost metropolis possessing an intoxicating eclecticism in its architecture, food, and art.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Zhongyang Pedestrian Street and then find something for the whole family at Harbin Ice and Snow World.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Harbin journey maker.

You can take a train from Beijing to Harbin in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. In January, Harbin is much colder than Beijing - with highs of -13°C and lows of -27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Harbin

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

— 1 night
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at National History Museum, see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dashchoilin Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aryabal Meditation Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Harbin to Ulaanbaatar in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Harbin in February: high temperatures in Ulaanbaatar hover around -12°C and lows are around -32°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ulan-Ude.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

Ulan-Ude, Russia

— 1 night
Ulan-Ude is the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia; it is located about 100km southeast of Lake Baikal on the Uda River at its confluence with the Selenga. Find out how to plan Ulan-Ude trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ulaanbaatar to Ulan-Ude. February in Ulan-Ude sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -30°C at night. You will leave for Irkutsk on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Ulan-Ude

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:

Irkutsk, Russia

— 1 night

Paris of Siberia

The most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian railway, Irkutsk gained fame as the cultural center of Decembrist exiles.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, get engrossed in the history at Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists, then view the masterpieces at Gallery of V. Bronshteyn, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of The Epiphany.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Irkutsk driving holiday app.

You can drive from Ulan-Ude to Irkutsk in 7 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Ulan-Ude in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of -25°C in Irkutsk. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Yekaterinburg.

Things to do in Irkutsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

Yekaterinburg, Russia

— 1 night
Located at the meeting point of two continents, Yekaterinburg serves as the cultural capital of the Urals region.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Ascension, pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Blood, then make a trip to The Time Capsule, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of 1905 Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yekaterinburg visit planner.

You can fly from Irkutsk to Yekaterinburg in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Irkutsk to Yekaterinburg is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Irkutsk in February: high temperatures in Yekaterinburg hover around -5°C and lows are around -17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kazan.

Things to do in Yekaterinburg

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 7:

Kazan, Russia

— 1 night

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 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of Happy Childhood, see the interesting displays at Konstantin Vasiliev Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery-Workshop of Zaitsev, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kul Sharif Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Kazan Kremlin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kazan trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Yekaterinburg to Kazan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Yekaterinburg to Kazan, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Moscow.

Things to do in Kazan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 9:

Moscow, Russia

— 1 night

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.
For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kazan to Moscow by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moscow when traveling from Kazan in February, with lows around -7°C. You'll set off for St. Petersburg on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 10:

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg online vacation planner.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. In February in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:

Helsinki, Finland

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Stockholm, Sweden

— 1 night

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Magasin III Museum for Contemporary Art.

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

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm. In February, daytime highs in Stockholm are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly to Tromso.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums
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Tromso, Norway

— 1 night

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): shop like a local with Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, then admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, then test your team's savvy at Arctic Escape, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tromso Domkirke.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tromso road trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Tromso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. February in Tromso sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping

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Bergen, Norway

— 1 night

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, view the masterpieces at Dmg Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and finally examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen online vacation maker.

You can fly from Tromso to Bergen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tromso in February, things will get a bit warmer in Bergen: highs are around 4°C and lows about -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Gothenburg, Sweden

— 1 night

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg visit planning app.

You can fly from Bergen to Gothenburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You will leave for Copenhagen on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 1 night

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 17th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, then take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, and finally don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites
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