60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock holiday builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 5 nights
2
Luxor, Egypt
— 4 nights
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
4
Jerusalem, Israel
— 6 nights
5
Eilat, Israel
— 3 nights
6
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 4 nights
7
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
8
Amman, Jordan
— 4 nights
9
Beirut, Lebanon
— 5 nights
10
Antalya, Turkey
— 5 nights
11
Goreme, Turkey
— 7 nights
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 9 nights

5
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Take a break from Sharm El Sheikh with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Sharm El Sheikh. While traveling from Lisbon, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sharm El Sheikh, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

4
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step out of Luxor to go to Dendera and see Dendera Temple Complex, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Queen Nefertari, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens, and appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor planning site.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. While traveling from Sharm El Sheikh, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

5
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairo online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Luxor in August: highs in Cairo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

6
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park (in Kiryat Gat), Jaffa Old City (in Jaffa) and Tel Aviv (Neve Tzedek & Walking tours). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, see the interesting displays at Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives, and take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jerusalem planning website.

You can fly from Cairo to Jerusalem in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Jerusalem to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

3
nights
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eilat is known for wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, explore the striking landscape of Timna Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Coral Beach Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Eilat trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Eilat takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Eilat to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Beach Nature Reserve ©
Coral Beach Nature Reserve

4
nights
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Explore Wadi Rum's surroundings by going to Aqaba (Peace Paradise For Spices & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area, contemplate the long history of Lawrence's House, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and see Off-Road Tours.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Eilat to Wadi Rum takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Aqaba
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Petra. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, thentrot along with Horse Riding Jordan, and finally steep yourself in history at The Urn Tomb.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Temple of Dushares ©
Temple of Dushares

4
nights
Amman, Jordan

Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Get out of town with these interesting Amman side-trips: Jerash Ruins (in Jerash), Madaba (Mount Nebo & Madaba Mosaic Map) and Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) (in Ajlun). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, and see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amman trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Amman sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beirut.

Things to do in Amman

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins, Decoration One Co. Ltd., Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

5
nights
Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut ©
Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Zahle (Coteaux Du Liban & Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa), Chir Bay (in Jiyeh) and Atelier Assaf (in Warhanieh). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Baalbek Roman Ruins, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Charbel Tomb, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephan's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Beirut day trip planning website.

You can fly from Amman to Beirut in 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Amman in September since evenings lows in Beirut dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Byblos, Batroun, Zahle, Baalbek Roman Ruins, Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb

5
nights
Antalya, Turkey

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sagalassos (in Aglasun), Goynuk Canyon (in Goynuk) and TazI Kanyonu (in Manavgat). Next up on the itinerary: visit Kaleici, steep yourself in history at Phaselis, make a trip to Vespasianus Aniti, and admire the striking features of Temple of Apollo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Antalya road trip planning website.

Fly from Beirut to Antalya in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Antalya. Traveling from Beirut in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Antalya. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Manavgat, Kemer, Sagalassos
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Sagalassos ©
Sagalassos
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

7
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Get out of town with these interesting Goreme side-trips: Derinkuyu (HakkI Atamutlu Kultur Parki, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, &more). The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stroll through Uchisar Castle, get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Goreme road trip planning app.

You can fly from Antalya to Goreme in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in September, expect Goreme to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avanos, Urgup, Derinkuyu, Ortahisar, Uchisar
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

9
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

Similar Plans

58 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 59 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 33 days in Asia, Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 1 day in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 1 day in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM BAHAMAS February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans