Route

Well, the final itinerary changed a bit and resulted broadly in the following with way more detail below…

  • London to Osaka (via Dubai) then Kyoto, Hiroshima, Naoshima, Kanazawa and Hakone, Japan
  • Tokyo to Hanoi, Danandg, Hoi An, Dalat and HCMC, Vietnam
  • Danang to Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • HCMC to Perth, Australia
  • Perth to Cairns, Cairns to Sydney by campervan
  • Sydney to Santiago in Chile
  • Santiago to Mendoza then Salta, Jujuy, El Calafate and Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
  • Rio de Janeiro, Inhotim, Brasilia, Lencois, Salvador, Boipeba, Brazil
  • Rio to Lima, Peru
  • Lima to Cusco, Curahuasi, Puerto Maldonado, Manu, Machu Pichu
  • Lima to Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Guayaquil, Quito, Chucchilan, Cuenca and Quito
  • Quito to Managua, Nicaragua via Bogota and San Jose
  • Managua to Granada, Ometepe, Playa Marsella, Matagalpa and Leon, Nicaragua
  • Managua to Mexico City via San Jose
  • Mexico City to Baja California, Copper Canyon, Puebla, Oaxaca and Yucatan, Mexico
  • Cancun back to London

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The very detailed route, distance (kms) and forms of transport

UK to Japan

London, UK to Dubai – plane – 5504
Dubai to Osaka, Japan – plane – 7543
Osaka to Kyoto – train – 43.8
Kyoto to Hiroshima – train – 302
Hiroshima to Naoshima – train and ferry – 142
Naoshima to Osaka – ferry and train – 139
Osaka to Kanazawa – train – 231
Kanazawa to Hakone – train – 264
Hakone to Tokyo – train – 84.5
Tokyo to Hanoi, Vietnam – plane – 3678

Vietnam

Hanoi to Cat Ba – bus and boat – 121
Cat Ba to Hanoi – boat and bus – 121
Hanoi to Danang – train – 651
Danang to Hoi An – taxi – 28.5
Hoi An to Danang – taxi – 28.5
Danang to Siem Reap, Cambodia – plane – 551
Siem Reap to Danang, Vietnam – plane – 551
Danang to Dalat – plane – 457
Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City – plane – 234
Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore – plane – 1088
Singapore to Perth, Australia – plane – 3898

Australia

Perth to Mandurah – car – 57.7
Mandurah to Perth – 57.7
Perth to Cairns – plane – 3451
Cairns to Port Douglas – shuttle bus – 60
Port Douglas to Cairns – shuttle bus – 60
Cairns to Sydney – camper van – 3853

Chile, Argentina

Sydney to Santiago de Chile, Chile – plane – 11,475
Santiago de Chile to Mendoza, Argentina – bus – 168
Mendoza to Salta – hired car – 968
Salta to Purmamarca and Humahuaca – hired car – 173
Humahuaca to Salta – 173
Salta to Villa Monte – hired car – 241
Villa Monte to Salta – hired car – 241
Salta to Buenos Aires – plane – 1287
Buenos Aires to El Calafate – plane – 2076
El Calafate to El Chalten – bus – 125
El Chalten to El Calafate – bus – 125
El Calafate to Buenos Aires – plane – 2076
Buenos Aires to Tigre – taxi and boat – 27
Tigre to Buenos Aires – boat and train – 27
Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu – plane – 1059

Brazil

Puerto Iguazu, Argentina to Foz de Iguazu, Brazil – bus – 9.19
Foz de Iguazu to Rio de Janeiro – plane – 1190
Rio de Janeiro to Belo Horizonte – bus – 327
Belo Horizonte to Brumadinho – taxi – 37.5
Brumadinho to Inhotim – taxi – 3.25
Inhotim to Belo Horizonte – bus – 37.5
Belo Horizonte to Brasilia – bus – 620
Brasilia to Salvador – plane – 1064
Salvador to Lencois – bus – 320
Lencois to Salvador – bus – 320
Salvador to Praia de Forte – bus – 64.9
Praia de Forte to Salvador – bus – 64.9
Salvador to Rio de Janeiro – plane – 1208
Rio de Janeiro to Lima, Peru – plane – 3896

Peru

Lima to Cusco – plane – 568
Cusco to Curahuasi – taxi – 76.3
Curahuasi to Cusco – taxi – 76.3
Cusco to Puerto Maldonado – plane – 318
Puerto Maldonado to Cusco – plane – 318
Cusco to Ollantaytambo – hired car – 45.6
Ollantaytambo to Machu Pichu – train – 32.6
Machu Pichu to Cusco – hired car – 74.4
Cusco to Manu rain forest – shuttle bus – 167
Manu rain forest to Cusco – shuttle bus – 167
Cusco to Lima – plane – 590

Ecuador

Lima to Guayaquil, Ecuador – plane – 1151
Guayaquil to Quito – bus – 274
Quito to Chucchilan – bus – 84.3
Chucchilan to Cuenca – bus – 234
Cuenca to Quito – plane – 307
Quito to Managua, Nicaragua via Bogota, Colombia and San Jose, Costa Rica – plane 732, 1245, 351

Nicaragua

Managua to Granada – taxi – 34.3
Granada to Ometepe – bus and boat – 64.9
Ometepe to Playa Marsella – boat and taxi – 42.9
Playa Marsella to Managua – boat, taxi and bus – 97.9
Managua to Matagalpa – hired car – 95.9
Matagalpa to Leon – hired car – 117
Leon to Managua – hired car – 77.2
Managua to Mexico City, Mexico via San Jose, Costa Rica – plane – 339

Mexico

Mexico City to San Jose de Cabo – plane – 1167
San Jose de Cabo to Cabo Pulmo – car – 48.7
Cabo Pulmo to La Paz – hired car – 119
La Paz to Topolobampo – ferry – 193
Topolobampo to Los Mochis – taxi – 21.1
Los Mochis to Chihuahua – train, bus – 429
Chihuahua to Mexico City – plane – 1238
Mexico City to Puebla – bus – 108
Puebla to Oaxaca – bus – 268
Oaxaca to Cancun – 2500
Cancun to London – plane – 7948

As of 09 August

86176.34 kms

53547 miles

Number of countries visited – 11
Number of countries stopped in to change flights – 4

 

Travelling round the world as a family

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