16 days in United States, Canada, Africa & Europe Itinerary

16 days in United States, Canada, Africa & Europe Itinerary

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16 days in United States, Canada, Africa & Europe Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg, Russia
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
4
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Hrisey Island, Iceland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  24​h
6
Madrid, United States
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: St. Petersburg, Russia

1
night
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Alice in Wonderland Statue has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Alice in Wonderland Statue, make a trip to Empire State Building, then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

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St. Petersburg, Russia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jean-Talon Market, then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

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Getting from New York City to Montreal by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get little chillier in Montreal: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

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nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, then admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

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Getting from Montreal to Marrakech by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Marrakech is 5 hours. When traveling from Montreal in August, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa

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nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Viking Rafting - Day Trips. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, and take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Akureyri trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Akureyri takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In August, Akureyri is colder than Marrakech - with highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hrisey Island.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Viking Rafting - Day Trips ©
Viking Rafting - Day Trips
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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nights
Hrisey Island, Iceland

Hrisey Island ©
Whale Watching Hauganes has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with Whale Watching Hauganes.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Hrisey Island trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Akureyri to Hrisey Island in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hrisey Island are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hrisey Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Whale Watching Hauganes
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Whale Watching Hauganes ©
Whale Watching Hauganes

1
night
Madrid, United States

Madrid ©
Madrid is a census-designated place in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park, see a world frozen in time at Ghost Town, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and finally look for gifts at Shugarman's Little Chocolate Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Canyon Trail and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tinkertown Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Madrid online holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Hrisey Island to Madrid with the Route module. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Hrisey Island in September: highs in Madrid hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Cochiti Pueblo, Pecos National Historical Park, Ghost Town, Tinkertown Museum
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Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum

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