45 days in Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia Itinerary

45 days in Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia Itinerary

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45 days in Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Alexandria, Egypt
— 5 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Zarzis, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
5
Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Errachidia, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Merzouga, Morocco
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Agadir, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Casablanca, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Tangier, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

5
nights
Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Qaitbey and Bibliotheca Alexandrina. El Alamein War Cemetery and Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte will appeal to history buffs. When in Alexandria, make a side trip to see Dahab reef in Kawm ad Dahab, approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompey's Pillar, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque, pause for some photo ops at St.Mina Monastery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Monastery of St. Macarius.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Alexandria day trip app .

London, UK to Alexandria is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Alexandria due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Alexandria hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

El Alamein, Dahab reef
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

7
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pyramids of Giza and Old City (Coptic Cairo). Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Step Pyramid of Djoser). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, explore the ancient world of Giza Plateau, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Alexandria to Cairo by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Alexandria in July, you will find days in Cairo are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

4
nights
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.
Visit El Ghriba Synagogue and Cave of Ali Berbere for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Sentido Djerba Beach and Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore, don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, and tee off at Djerba Golf Club.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Djerba Island road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Djerba Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Cairo to Djerba Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Djerba Island to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Zarzis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere

2
nights
Zarzis, Tunisia

Zarzis ©
Zarzis also known as Jarjis is a coastal commune in southeastern Tunisia, former bishopric and Latin Catholic titular see under its Ancient name Gergis.To the Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs the port was of strategic importance.GeographyIt lies on the coast of Mediterranean Sea, where the climate is mainly dry and sunny, making it a popular tourist destination mixing the old and the traditional. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Mouansa Synagogue, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Omarit, and then explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Gightis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Mosquee Souterraine and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sangho Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zarzis tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Djerba Island to Zarzis takes an hour. August in Zarzis sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Zarzis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Site Archeologique de Gightis, Mosquee Souterraine
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Plage Omarit ©
Plage Omarit
Mouansa Synagogue
Mouansa Synagogue
Sangho Beach ©
Sangho Beach

5
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Visit Archaeological Site of Volubilis and Haroune Aqueduct for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Medina of Fez and Synagogue Ibn Danan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fes: Meknes (Meknes Medina & Bou Inania Medersa) and Tazekka National Park (in Taza). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Morocco Easy Tours, admire the striking features of Bab Boujloud, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil, and view the masterpieces at Mosaic & Potery Cooperative.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Fes trip simple and quick.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zarzis to Fes. The time zone difference when traveling from Zarzis to Fes is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zarzis in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Fes, with highs around 43°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Meknes, Haroune Aqueduct, Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Tazekka National Park
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

1
night
Errachidia, Morocco

Errachidia ©
On the 15th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Mohamed Toulali and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Errachidia trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fes to Errachidia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fes in August, Errachidia is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Errachidia

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

3
nights
Merzouga, Morocco

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sijilmassa and Mezane Fossil Store. Step out of the city life by going to Merzouga Desert and Erg Chebbi Dunes. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Viajes por el Desierto, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Merzouga planner .

You can drive from Errachidia to Merzouga in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rissani, Erg Chebbi Dunes
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes

5
nights
Agadir, Morocco

Agadir ©
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'Agadir and Vallee des Oiseaux. Relax by the water at Taghazout Beach and Plage d'Imsouane. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Taghazout Skatepark. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Seafront promenade, steep yourself in history at Agadir Oufella Ruins, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Agadir day trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Merzouga to Agadir in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Plage d'Imsouane, Taghazout Skatepark, Horseback Riding Tours
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Seafront Promenade ©
Seafront Promenade
Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Taghazout Skatepark ©
Taghazout Skatepark

5
nights
Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca ©
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hassan II Mosque and Kasbah des Oudaias. Chellah and Assounna Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Casablanca: Mazagan Golf Club (in El Jadida), Rabat (Mausoleum of Mohammad V, Hassan Tower, & more) and Shrine of Rabbi Abraham Moul Niss (in Azemmour). The adventure continues: make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue Beth-El, admire the natural beauty at Parc de L'Hermitage, and wander the streets of Quartier Habous.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip builder website .

Getting from Agadir to Casablanca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Casablanca sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Rabat, Mazagan Golf Club, Shrine of Rabbi Abraham Moul Niss
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah

5
nights
Tangier, Morocco

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Step out of the city life by going to Hercules Cave and Dalia Beach. Relax by the water at Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam and Ba Kacem Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tangier: Tetouan (Jewish cemetery of Tetouan & Medina of Tetouan), Lixus (in Larache) and Asilah Medina (in Asilah). On the 3rd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Medina of Tangier, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier, see the interesting displays at American Legation, and admire the striking features of Gran Teatro Cervantes.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tangier road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Casablanca to Tangier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Tangier sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Asilah, Tetouan, Lixus
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Hercules Cave ©
Hercules Cave
Medina of Tangier ©
Medina of Tangier
Lixus ©
Lixus

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