60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fes, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Oran, Algeria
— 1 night
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Algiers, Algeria
— 6 nights
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Annaba, Algeria
— 1 night
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Tunis, Tunisia
— 4 nights
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Sousse, Tunisia
— 3 nights
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Tripoli, Libya
— 2 nights
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Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 3 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 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
— 7 nights

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Museo Nejjarine. You'll explore and learn at Coin Berbere and Azilal Gallery. When in Fes, make a side trip to see Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes, approximately Meknes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Medina of Fez, admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fes trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Fes is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Fes due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in March, plan for slightly colder days in Fes, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

7
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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.
Let the collections at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Boucharouite Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Medersa Ben Youssef and Palacio da Bahia. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and awaken your taste buds at Peterbringsyoueverywhere.com.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Fes in March, Marrakech is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Casablanca.

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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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 Chellah and Dar Al Ala. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hassan II Mosque and Temple Beth-El. Explore Casablanca's surroundings by going to Rabat (Russian Orthodox Church & Hassan Tower). Spend the 31st (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Casablanca visit planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Casablanca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in March, you will find days in Casablanca are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Oran.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Chellah ©
Chellah
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
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Oran, Algeria

Oran ©
A cultural hub of Algeria, the coastal city of Oran boasts a long and varied history, from its founding by Moorish merchants in the 10th century, through centuries of Spanish, Ottoman, and French rule, and Algeria's bloody war for independence.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran, then steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pacha Mosque.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Oran trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Oran takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Casablanca to Oran, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Casablanca in March since evenings lows in Oran dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Pacha Mosque ©
Pacha Mosque
The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran ©
The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran

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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.
Visit Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania and Ruines Romaines Tipaza for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee Public National de Cherchell and Villa Abd-el-Tif. Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Tombeau de la Chretienne (in Sidi Rached) and Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Mosquee Hanafi, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, learn about all things military at Musem de l'Armee, admire the masterpieces at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires, and view the masterpieces at Palais of Rais - Bastion 23.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Algiers trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Oran to Algiers takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania ©
Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne

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Annaba, Algeria

Annaba ©
Annaba, informally known as Balad al-Unnâb, and Bona is a city in the north-eastern corner of Algeria near the Seybouse River, located in an eponymous province. On the 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Annaba trip site.

Getting from Algiers to Annaba by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Annaba

Museums · Historic Sites
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

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Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The National Bardo Museum and The Water Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Dougga and L'aqueduc de Zaghouan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Ain Tounga (in Tastur), Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous) and Musee National Militaire (in Mannouba). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Thuburbo Majus, examine the collection at Carthage Museuma, enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina, and take an in-depth tour of National military museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tunis travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Annaba to Tunis by car takes about 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Tunis can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Dougga
Dougga
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Thuburbo Majus ©
Thuburbo Majus

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Sousse, Tunisia

Sousse ©

Pearl of the Sahel

Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Amphitheatre of El Jem and Sousse Archaeological Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bourghiba Mausoleum and Archaeological Museum of El-Djem. Explore Sousse's surroundings by going to Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)), Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir) and Enfidha (Takrouna & D'Enfidha). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kalaout el-Koubba and explore the galleries of Dar Am Taieb.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sousse itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Tunis to Sousse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
D'Enfidha ©
D'Enfidha

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Tripoli, Libya

Tripoli ©

Mermaid of the Mediterranean

The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
On the 16th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Fish Market, make a trip to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurgi Mosque, then step into the grandiose world of Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), then explore the ancient world of Nalut ruins, and finally don't miss a visit to Street Murals. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Majidya Mosque and then browse the exhibits of Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tripoli tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Sousse to Tripoli takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tripoli

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum ©
Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum
Nalut ruins ©
Nalut ruins
Gurgi Mosque ©
Gurgi Mosque

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee de Guellala and Fort Ghazi Mustapha. Cave of Ali Berbere and Fort de Borj El Kastil will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, view the masterpieces at Fine Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, and get to know the resident critters at Djerba Explore Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Djerba Island trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Tripoli to Djerba Island in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tripoli to Djerba Island due to the time zone difference. April in Djerba Island sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba ©
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyramid of Unas and Sondos Papyrus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Step Pyramid of Djoser). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairo trip builder website.

Fly from Djerba Island to Cairo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Djerba Island to Cairo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Djerba Island in April, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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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.
Let the collections at King Tut Museum and WICKEDiCANDY capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole in Dahab (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Omkara Yoga School, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To plan Sharm El Sheikh vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sand City and Selkhet Papyrus. Popular historic sites such as Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda and Mosque El Mina Masjid are in your itinerary. Spend the 2nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Off-Road Tours, head off the coast to Mahmya Island, and take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hurghada tour itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry. May in Hurghada sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Sand City ©
Sand City

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple. Get some historical perspective at Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Change things up with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Queens, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip planner.

Take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Hurghada in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

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