15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Khartoum, Sudan
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Tripoli, Libya
— 1 night
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Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 2 nights
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Algiers, Algeria
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

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London, UK to Cairo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairo is 2 hours. While traveling from London, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

1
night
Khartoum, Sudan

Khartoum ©
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Mojo Gallery, see the interesting displays at Sudan National Museum, and then see what you can catch with Travel Sudan Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Khartoum online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Khartoum takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Khartoum sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums · Fun & Games · Classes · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Mojo Gallery ©
Mojo Gallery

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Step out of Sharm El Sheikh with an excursion to Blue Hole in Dahab--about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip maker tool.

You can fly from Khartoum to Sharm El Sheikh in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Street Murals, don't miss a visit to The Arch of Marcus Aurelius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurgi Mosque, then ponder the world of politics at Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), and finally explore the ancient world of Nalut ruins.

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Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Tripoli by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in July: high temperatures in Tripoli hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra) ©
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra)
Street Murals ©
Street Murals
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.
On the 12th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with Club de Plongee La Sirene - Djerba Diving Center, ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Crocodile Farm, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sidi Yati Mosque, see the interesting displays at Musee de Guellala, and then make a trip to Djerbahood.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Djerba Island trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Tripoli to Djerba Island in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tripoli to Djerba Island. In July, daytime highs in Djerba Island are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Memorial du Martyr, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, then see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Algiers trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Algiers takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, car, and bus. Traveling from Djerba Island in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Algiers, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers ©
National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chez Fouad Confection de vetements en cuir et daim and Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech. Spend the 17th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and steep yourself in history at Koutoubia Mosque.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planning tool.

Getting from Algiers to Marrakech by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Algiers to Marrakech, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Algiers in July: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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