16 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

16 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
2
Mombasa, Kenya
— 1 night
3
Mogadishu, Somalia
— 1 night
4
Djibouti, Djibouti
— 1 night
5
Sanaa, Yemen
— 1 night
6
Asmara, Eritrea
— 1 night
7
Khartoum, Sudan
— 1 night
8
Lalibela, Ethiopia
— 1 night
9
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 3 nights

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nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Upepo Photography Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi day trip planner.

Boston, USA to Nairobi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Nairobi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boston in July; daily highs in Nairobi reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
On the 13th (Mon), stroll through Haller Park and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mombasa sightseeing website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Mombasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in July, with highs in Mombasa at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mogadishu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

1
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Mogadishu, Somalia

Mogadishu ©
Swim in the warm waters, stroll over white sand, or play volleyball and other sports on the beaches of Mogadishu, the White Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mogadishu Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Shanghai Old City, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Union mosque.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mogadishu tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Mogadishu takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mombasa in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mogadishu, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Djibouti.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Historic Sites
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Mogadishu Cathedral ©
Mogadishu Cathedral
Shanghai Old City ©
Shanghai Old City
Union mosque ©
Union mosque

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Djibouti, Djibouti

Djibouti ©
Djibouti, the country's eponymous capital and largest city, houses over two thirds of the nation's population.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): appreciate the views at Day Forest National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Djibouti road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Mogadishu to Djibouti takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mogadishu in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Djibouti: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sanaa.

Things to do in Djibouti

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Day Forest National Park ©
Day Forest National Park

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Sanaa, Yemen

Sanaa ©
One of the oldest cities in the world, the capital Sanaa provides visitors with a rich taste of ancient Arabian culture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Sana'a and then don't miss a visit to Al Saleh Mosque. Keep things going the next day: stop by Old City, thenexplore the historical opulence of Dar al-Hajar, and then don't miss a visit to Bab al-Yemen.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Sanaa journey maker site.

Explore your travel options from Djibouti to Sanaa with the Route module. Traveling from Djibouti in July, you will find days in Sanaa are slightly colder (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Asmara.

Things to do in Sanaa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Dar al-Hajar ©
Dar al-Hajar
Al Saleh Mosque ©
Al Saleh Mosque
Bab al-Yemen ©
Bab al-Yemen

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Asmara, Eritrea

Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the striking features of Fiat Tagliero, don't miss a visit to Medebar Market, admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Asmara, don't miss a visit to Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Nda Mariam Othodox Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Asmara tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sanaa to Asmara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites
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Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara ©
Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara
Nda Mariam Othodox Church ©
Nda Mariam Othodox Church

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Khartoum, Sudan

Khartoum ©
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
On the 19th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum, see the interesting displays at Sudan National Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Mojo Gallery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Khartoum War Cemetery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Khartoum trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Asmara to Khartoum takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Asmara to Khartoum is minus 1 hour. July in Khartoum sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Mojo Gallery ©
Mojo Gallery
Ethnographic Museum ©
Ethnographic Museum

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Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela ©
Tourism in Lalibela, a small town nestled in Ethiopia's Lasta Mountains, prospers due to its fascinating cluster of rock-carved churches, dating back to the 12th century and boasting the status of a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Church of St. George, delve into the distant past at Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, and then browse the exhibits of The Fine Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lalibela travel route builder website.

You can fly from Khartoum to Lalibela in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Khartoum to Lalibela. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 21st (Tue), make a trip to Menelik II Square, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at National Museum of Ethiopia, and finally examine the collection at Ethnological Museum. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Entoto and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Addis Ababa trip maker.

Getting from Lalibela to Addis Ababa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Addis Ababa, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours Museums Nature
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Food Tours
National Museum of Ethiopia ©
National Museum of Ethiopia
Mount Entoto ©
Mount Entoto

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