31 days in Europe, Asia & Canada Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
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Doha, Qatar
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
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Kabul, Afghanistan
— 2 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 1 night
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London online day trip planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne to London is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip maker website.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: highs in Madrid hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 3°C. You will leave for Doha on the 13th (Tue).
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Doha, Qatar — 2 nights

Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Souq Waqif, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Islamic Art, then examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, and finally appreciate the history behind The Pearl Monument. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art, walk around Aspire Park, then make a trip to The Corniche, and finally don't miss a visit to The Pearl Island.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Doha day trip site.

Fly from Madrid to Doha in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Madrid to Doha, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in December, plan for much hotter days in Doha, with highs around 28°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dubai.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 4 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Abu Dhabi (Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque & The Corniche). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bastakia Quarter, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take an in-depth tour of Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dubai travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Doha to Dubai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Doha to Dubai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dubai, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Kabul.
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Kabul, Afghanistan — 2 nights

A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, walk around Bagh-e Babur, don't miss a visit to Babur Tomb, then admire the landmark architecture of Darul Aman Palace, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Christian Cemetery.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kabul route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Kabul takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Kabul is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Tokyo.
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Tokyo, Japan — 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Ninomaru Garden, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, then get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally explore the world behind art at Suntory Museum of Art. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the natural beauty at Rikugien Garden, then see Asakusa Samurai Ai Armor Experience, and finally take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kabul to Tokyo takes 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Afghanistan Time (AFT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 1 night

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Vancouver by flight takes about 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Tokyo to Vancouver. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in December: highs in Vancouver hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 3 nights

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, go for a walk through Morant's Curve, hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Banff National Park journey builder.

You can fly from Vancouver to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in December: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around -10°C and lows are around -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.
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Jasper National Park, Canada — 3 nights

The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Marmot Basin, take a stroll around Jasper Community Habitat for the Arts, pause for some photo ops at Two Brothers Totem Pole, and look and learn at The Jasper Planetarium.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park online travel planner.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in December, expect nights in Jasper National Park to be about the same, around -18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Canada travel guide

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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.
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