58 days in Asia Itinerary

58 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5 h
1
Manama, Bahrain
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Sanaa, Yemen
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
7
Jerusalem, Israel
— 5 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
8
Amman, Jordan
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
9
Damascus, Syria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Beirut, Lebanon
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
11
Baghdad, Iraq
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
12
Tehran, Iran
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
13
Isfahan, Iran
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
14
Doha, Qatar
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
15
Muscat, Oman
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Cairo, Egypt

4
nights
Manama, Bahrain

Manama ©
Bahrain's capital and largest city, Manama serves as a commercial and financial hub, keeping pace with other Gulf capitals dominating this part of the world.
Manama is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Bahrain National Museum, join the crowd at Bahrain International Circuit, delve into the distant past at Qal'at al-Bahrain, and cool off at The Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Manama trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Manama is an approximately 5- hour flight. Traveling from Istanbul in March, you will find days in Manama are much hotter (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuwait City.

Things to do in Manama

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Al Muharraq
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Bahrain National Museum ©
Bahrain National Museum
Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) ©
Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque)
Bab el-Bahrain Souk ©
Bab el-Bahrain Souk

4
nights
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait City ©
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
Kuwait City is known for shopping, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Al Shaheed Park, see the interesting displays at Bait Al Outhman Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kuwait Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Scientific Center.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuwait City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Manama to Kuwait City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Manama in March, plan for little chillier nights in Kuwait City, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Riyadh.

Things to do in Kuwait City

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Salmiya, Bait Al Outhman Museum
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Souk Al-Mubarakiya ©
Souk Al-Mubarakiya
Al Shaheed Park ©
Al Shaheed Park
Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque

3
nights
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh ©
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Masmak Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Kingdom Centre Tower, take an in-depth tour of Al Masmak Palace Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Princess Latifa Bint Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Mosque.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Riyadh road trip planner.

Fly from Kuwait City to Riyadh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Riyadh, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sanaa.

Things to do in Riyadh

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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King Abdullah Park ©
King Abdullah Park
Masmak Fortress ©
Masmak Fortress
National Museum ©
National Museum

1
night
Sanaa, Yemen

Sanaa ©
One of the oldest cities in the world, the capital Sanaa provides visitors with a rich taste of ancient Arabian culture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Al Saleh Mosque and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque of Sana'a. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Old City, then explore the historical opulence of Dar al-Hajar, and then don't miss a visit to Bab al-Yemen.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Sanaa tour planning site.

Getting from Riyadh to Sanaa by combination of flight and car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Riyadh in April, things will get a bit cooler in Sanaa: highs are around 32°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Sanaa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
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Dar al-Hajar ©
Dar al-Hajar
Al Saleh Mosque ©
Al Saleh Mosque
Bab al-Yemen ©
Bab al-Yemen

3
nights
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Get out of town with these interesting Jeddah side-trips: Mecca (Kaaba, Abraj Al-Bait Towers, &more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Hafez Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hassan Enany Mosque, and don't miss a visit to Jeddah Corniche.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jeddah trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sanaa to Jeddah takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sanaa in April, you will find days in Jeddah are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much hotter (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Mecca
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Jabal al-Nour ©
Jabal al-Nour
Abraj Al-Bait Towers ©
Abraj Al-Bait Towers

4
nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Explore Petra - Wadi Musa's surroundings by going to Wadi Rum (Wadi Rum Protected Area & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Montreal Crusader Castle (in Shoubak). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Petra, admire the landmark architecture of The Great Temple, and explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight and car from Jeddah to Petra - Wadi Musa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wadi Rum, Montreal Crusader Castle
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Nazareth (Nazareth Village, The Church of the Annunciation, &more), Tel Aviv (Artspace Tel Aviv & Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum)) and Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Western Wall Tunnels, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Petra - Wadi Musa to Jerusalem in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amman.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nazareth, Tel Aviv
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 20:
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Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

4
nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Get out of town with these interesting Amman side-trips: Jerash (Jerash Ruins & Ajloun Castle), Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) (in Ajlun) and Madaba (St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Madaba Mosaic Map, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, make a trip to Rainbow Street, examine the collection at The Jordan Museum, and delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amman tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Jerusalem to Amman by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Damascus.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo

4
nights
Damascus, Syria

Damascus ©
Locals claim that the Prophet Muhammad refused to enter Damascus on his journey to Mecca--he wished to enter Paradise only once in his lifetime.
Explore Damascus' surroundings by going to Maaloula (The Canyon (The Siq), Mar Sarkis, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Damascus Umayyad Mosque, browse the exhibits of The National Museum of Damascus, appreciate the history behind Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Souq al-Hamidiyyeh.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Damascus trip itinerary website.

Take a bus from Amman to Damascus in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amman in April since evenings lows in Damascus dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Beirut.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Maaloula
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Damascus Umayyad Mosque ©
Damascus Umayyad Mosque
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh ©
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh
Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm) ©

4
nights
Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut ©
Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Step out of Beirut to go to Baalbeck and see Temples of Baalbek, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, deepen your understanding at American University of Beirut, take a stroll through Beirut Souks, and don't miss a visit to Corniche Beirut.

To find out how to plan a trip to Beirut, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Damascus to Beirut takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Damascus in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Beirut. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Baghdad.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jeita Grotto, Temples of Baalbek
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Zaitunay Bay ©
Zaitunay Bay
Jeita Grotto ©
Jeita Grotto

2
nights
Baghdad, Iraq

Baghdad ©
It's quite possible that a Baghdad holiday isn't on your list of things to do, but despite the city's reputation for turmoil, it still has plenty to offer to a daring traveler.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Al-Mutanabbi Statue, then examine the collection at Iraqi Museum, and then browse the different shops at Al Mansur Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Zawraa Park and then don't miss a visit to Al Yassin Mosque.

Planning Baghdad trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Beirut to Baghdad takes an hour. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Arabian Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Beirut in May, things will get a bit warmer in Baghdad: highs are around 43°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Baghdad

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Zawraa Park ©
Zawraa Park
Iraqi Museum ©
Iraqi Museum
Al Yassin Mosque ©
Al Yassin Mosque

4
nights
Tehran, Iran

Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Tehran is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, steep yourself in history at Darband, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tehran trip builder site.

You can fly from Baghdad to Tehran in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Baghdad to Tehran. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Baghdad in May: high temperatures in Tehran hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Tehran

Tours Shopping Museums
Find places to stay May 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower

4
nights
Isfahan, Iran

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Isfahan is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Naqsh-e Jahan Square, take in the views from Khaju Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Chehel Sotoun, and examine the collection at Vank Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Isfahan trip simple and quick.

Fly from Tehran to Isfahan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tehran in May since evenings lows in Isfahan dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Doha.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:
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Isfahan Music Museum ©
Isfahan Music Museum
Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Ali Qapu Palace ©
Ali Qapu Palace

4
nights
Doha, Qatar

Doha ©
Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Doha is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Souq Waqif, make a trip to The Corniche, buy something for everyone on your list at Villaggio Mall, and see the interesting displays at Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Doha trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Isfahan to Doha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Isfahan in May: highs in Doha hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Doha

Shopping Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
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Souq Waqif ©
Souq Waqif
Museum of Islamic Art ©
Museum of Islamic Art
The Corniche ©
The Corniche

3
nights
Muscat, Oman

The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Muscat is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Muscat travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Doha to Muscat by flight takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Muscat, with lows of 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Muscat Governorate
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Al Alam Palace ©
Al Alam Palace

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