60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Algiers, Algeria
— 6 nights
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Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 6 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Dahab, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
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Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
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Tangier, Morocco
— 4 nights

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Algiers, Algeria

Algiers ©

Algiers the White

Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Get out of town with these interesting Algiers side-trips: Musee Public National de Cherchell (in Cherchell), Ruines Romaines Tipaza (in Tipasa) and Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Mosquee Hanafi, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamaa El Kebir, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, and see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites.

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Madrid, Spain to Algiers is an approximately 6-hour flight. In July in Algiers, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
Get out of town with these interesting Djerba Island side-trips: Zarzis (Mouansa Synagogue & Plage Omarit). There's much more to do: ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers, discover the deep blue sea with Club de Plongee La Sirene - Djerba Diving Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Djerba Island online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Algiers to Djerba Island in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and taxi. Traveling from Algiers in July, Djerba Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cairo.

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Cairo, Egypt

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). Spend the 17th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the activities along Nile River, wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairo online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Cairo takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Djerba Island to Cairo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Dahab.

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Pyramids of Giza
4.4

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Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, get outside with Blue Lagoon and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Dahab takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 34°C in Dahab. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

City of Peace

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for wildlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly like a bird with Sinai Safari Adventures, head outdoors with Sharm Horse Riding Sayed Abo Elrgal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and stroll through Ras Mohamed Camping.

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You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 34°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Hurghada.

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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Equestrian Trail
Miso Horse Riding Trips
5.0

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Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
When in Hurghada, make a side trip to see El-Mallah in Safaga, approximately Safaga away. And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a pleasant ride with YallaHorse Riding, and head outdoors with Oxygen Red Sea Hurghada.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada driving holiday planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Change things up with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, see Off-Road Tours, get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor online itinerary maker.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 49°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rabat (Kasbah des Oudaias & Hassan Tower). Spend the 7th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Casablanca attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Casablanca takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxor to Casablanca is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Luxor in August, expect nights in Casablanca to be slightly colder, around 24°C, while days are much colder, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

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Religious Site
Hassan II Mosque
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Historic Site
Kasbah des Oudaias
4.5

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Essaouira, Morocco

Wind City of Africa

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and steep yourself in history at Chaim Pinto Synagogue.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Essaouira road trip app.

You can drive from Casablanca to Essaouira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in August, Essaouira is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

Red City

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.
Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in August: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 44°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Must see
Jardin Majorelle
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Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0

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Fes, Morocco

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fes: Meknes (Sahrij Swani, Volubilia-Domaine de la Zouina, &more). Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths.

Make your Fes itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

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Architectural Building
Bou Inania Medersa
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.9

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Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 25th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina and then make a trip to Spanish Mosque.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

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Chefchaouen Medina
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Spanish Mosque
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Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Step out of Tangier with an excursion to Church of San Bartholomew in Asilah--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: indulge in your favorite hot beverage with Blue Door Cuisine, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at American Legation.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tangier planner.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Tangier by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tangier are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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