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

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 Azilal Gallery. You'll explore and learn at Museo Nejjarine and Coin Berbere. 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

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

7
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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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 Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Medersa Ben Youssef and Saadian Tombs. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, and make a trip to Medina of Marrakesh.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fes to Marrakech in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Fes in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marrakech, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

3
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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 Russian Orthodox Church. Step out of Casablanca to go to Rabat and see Hassan Tower, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 31st (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Temple Beth-El.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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 ©
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 Tombeau de la Chretienne for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee Public National de Cherchell and Musee des Antiquites. Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Mosquee Hanafi, &more) and Ruines Romaines Tipaza (in Tipasa). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, admire the masterpieces at Villa Abd-el-Tif, learn about all things military at Musem de l'Armee, 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 · Shopping

Side Trips

Blida, Sidi Rached, Musee Public National de Cherchell, Ruines Romaines Tipaza
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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 L'aqueduc de Zaghouan. Get a sense of the local culture at Dougga and Thuburbo Majus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Ain Tounga (in Tastur), Musee National Militaire (in Mannouba) and Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of The Water Temple, examine the collection at Carthage Museuma, make a trip to Avenue Habib Bourguiba, and enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tunis journey website.

Drive from Annaba to Tunis in 5 hours. In April in Tunis, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Beja Governorate, Zaghouan, Thuburbo Majus, Carthage Museuma, Museum Dar el-Annabi
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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 ©
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 Archaeological Museum of El-Djem. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bourghiba Mausoleum and D'Enfidha. Explore Sousse's surroundings by going to Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir), Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)) and Takrouna (in Enfidha). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, explore the galleries of Kalaout el-Koubba, admire the masterpieces at Dar Am Taieb, and examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid.

Discover how to plan a Sousse trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tunis to Sousse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Sousse sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan, Enfidha, El-Jem
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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 ©
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

Nalut ruins
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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 Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba. Cave of Ali Berbere and Fort Ghazi Mustapha will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, explore the galleries of Fine Art Gallery, meet the residents at The Crocodile Farm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Djerba Island day trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Tripoli to Djerba Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Djerba Island can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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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 ©
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

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara
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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

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 Blue Hole. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, and admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Sharm El Sheikh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Dahab
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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 Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront activity at Abu Tig Marina, get outside with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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 Medinet Habu. Get some historical perspective at Valley of the Kings and Luxor Temple. 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

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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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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