45 days in Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia Itinerary

45 days in Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia Itinerary

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1
Alexandria, Egypt
— 5 nights
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 7 nights
3
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 4 nights
4
Zarzis, Tunisia
— 2 nights
5
Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
6
Errachidia, Morocco
— 1 night
7
Merzouga, Morocco
— 3 nights
8
Agadir, Morocco
— 5 nights
9
Casablanca, Morocco
— 5 nights
10
Tangier, Morocco
— 5 nights

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.
El Alamein War Cemetery and The Monastery of St. Macarius will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte and St.Mina Monastery. Take a break from Alexandria with a short trip to Dahab reef in Kawm ad Dahab, about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, admire the landmark architecture of St. Catherine's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at El Kobba El Samaweya, and contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alexandria driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Alexandria is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Alexandria hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car 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
El Alamein War Cemetery ©
El Alamein War Cemetery

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.
Get some historical perspective at Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Get some cultural insight at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Giza Plateau. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Great Sphinx (in Giza) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, delve into the distant past at Bent Pyramid, contemplate the long history of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cairo day trip site.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Alexandria in July, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up 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
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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.
Visiting Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce and Djerba Golf Club will get you outdoors. Cave of Ali Berbere and Sidi Yati Mosque will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and step into the grandiose world of Fort de Borj El Kastil.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Djerba Island trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Djerba Island takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in August: highs in Djerba Island hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to 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. On the 7th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mouansa Synagogue, stroll through Plage Omarit, and then explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Gightis. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mosquee Souterraine and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sangho Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zarzis trip maker app.

Drive from Djerba Island to Zarzis in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Zarzis can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Zarzis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mosquee Souterraine, Site Archeologique de Gightis
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Medina of Fez and Haroune Aqueduct. Popular historic sites such as Bou Inania Medersa and Archaeological Site of Volubilis are in your itinerary. Explore Fes' surroundings by going to Tazekka National Park (in Taza) and Meknes Medina (in Meknes). And it doesn't end there: get a tailor-made plan with Morocco Easy Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Ibn Danan, have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and look for gifts at Medin'Art.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zarzis to Fes. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zarzis to Fes. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zarzis in August: highs in Fes hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Errachidia, Morocco

Errachidia ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mohamed Toulali and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Errachidia trip itinerary 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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Errachidia, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough 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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Erg Chebbi Dunes. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mezane Fossil Store and Sijilmassa. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get outside with Viajes por el Desierto.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Merzouga road trip website.

Getting from Errachidia to Merzouga by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Merzouga

Nature Parks 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Plage d'Agadir and Plage d'Imsouane. Agadir Kasbah and Agadir Oufella Ruins will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, explore the striking landscape of Taghazout Skatepark, look for gifts at L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Agadir online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Merzouga to Agadir takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Hassan II Mosque and Chellah. Get in touch with nature at Mazagan Golf Club and Royal Golf Rabat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Casablanca: Rabat (Mausoleum of Mohammad V, Assounna Mosque, &more) and Shrine of Rabbi Abraham Moul Niss (in Azemmour). There's lots more to do: visit Quartier Habous, don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca, stroll around Jardin L'Hermitage, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Beth-El.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca planner.

Getting from Agadir to Casablanca by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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
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Tangier, Morocco

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Lixus and Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Medina of Tangier and Medina of Tetouan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tangier: Jewish cemetery of Tetouan (in Tetouan) and Asilah (Asilah Medina & Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam). On the 3rd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Hercules Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Ba Kacem Beach, admire the striking features of Gran Teatro Cervantes, and stroll through Dalia Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tangier trip itinerary maker app.

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 °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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