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 Medina of Fez. You'll explore and learn at Museo Nejjarine and Medina Children's Library. When in Fes, make a side trip to see Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes, approximately Meknes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Azilal Gallery.

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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World heritage site
Medina of Fez
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Museo Nejjarine
4.1

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 Musee Tiskiwin capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Medersa Ben Youssef and Koutoubia Mosque. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech road trip planning website.

You can fly from Fes to Marrakech in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
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Architectural Building
Medersa Ben Youssef
4.3

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 Hassan II Mosque and Hassan Tower. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chellah and Russian Orthodox Church. Spend the 31st (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala and steep yourself in history at Temple Beth-El.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Casablanca road trip planning tool.

Drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marrakech in March: highs in Casablanca hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Must see
Hassan II Mosque
4.7
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Must see
Chellah
4.5

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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Historic Site
Fort Santa Cruz
4.3
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Religious Site
Pacha Mosque
4.3

6
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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 · Shopping · Parks

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Specialty Museum
Musee National du Bardo
4.2
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Historic Site
Tombeau de la Chretienne
3.7

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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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Specialty Museum
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
4.3

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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 Ain Tounga. Get a sense of the local culture at Dougga and Uthina (Oudhna). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Zaghouan (The Water Temple & L'aqueduc de Zaghouan) 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

Side Trips

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Dougga
4.8
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Specialty Museum
The National Bardo Museum
4.5

3
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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 Archaeological Museum of El-Djem. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bourghiba Mausoleum and Kalaout el-Koubba. Explore Sousse's surroundings by going to Enfidha (Takrouna & D'Enfidha), Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)) and Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum Dar Essid, 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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Historic Site
Bourghiba Mausoleum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
D'Enfidha
5.0

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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

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Ruin
Nalut ruins
5.0
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Religious Site
Gurgi Mosque
4.7

3
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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.
Visit Cave of Ali Berbere and Fort Ghazi Mustapha for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Musee de Guellala and Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba. 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 don't miss a visit to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers.

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 · Zoos & Aquariums
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Specialty Museum
Musee de Guellala
4.4

6
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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 Oum El Dounia Gallery. 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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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4

5
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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 The Heavenly Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole in Dahab (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque, and soothe aching muscles at Omkara Yoga School.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in April, Sharm El Sheikh is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Safari
Safaris
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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 Mosque El Mina Masjid. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hurghada Marina. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda.

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

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
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Safari
Safaris
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Art Museum
Sand City
4.0

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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 Avenue of Sphinxes. Change things up with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, 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
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Medinet Habu
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