60 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  15 h
1
Lalibela, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Gonder, Ethiopia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Port Sudan, Sudan
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Cairo, Egypt
— 9 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 34 nights
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

3
nights
Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela ©
Tourism in Lalibela, a small town nestled in Ethiopia's Lasta Mountains, prospers due to its fascinating cluster of rock-carved churches, dating back to the 12th century and boasting the status of a World Heritage Site.
Lalibela is known for historic sites, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, pause for some serene contemplation at Asheton Maryam Monastery, contemplate the long history of Biete Medhane Alem, and make a trip to Yemrehana Krestos Church.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lalibela trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lalibela is an approximately 15- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Gonder.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church ©
Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

2
nights
Gonder, Ethiopia

Gonder ©
A former royal city, Gonder once served as the Ethiopian Empire's capital--it still boasts well-preserved remains of 17th-century castles and palaces that shed light on the opulent lifestyle of the bygone times.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Fasil Ghebbi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Debre Berhan Selassie Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuskuam Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Falasha Village, then get some fabulous bargains at Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Fasiladas Bath Timket.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gonder trip planner.

Getting from Lalibela to Gonder by combination of car and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Bahir Dar.

Things to do in Gonder

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Fasil Ghebbi ©
Fasil Ghebbi
Kuskuam Church ©
Kuskuam Church
Debre Berhan Selassie Church ©
Debre Berhan Selassie Church

3
nights
Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Bahir Dar
Palm trees and tropical gardens line the spacious avenues of Bahar Dar, a town nestled on the southern shore of the vast, glistening Lake Tana.
Bahir Dar is known for nature, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Tana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Azwa Mariam Monastery, take in the exciting artwork at Lions Art Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Church of Debre Sina Maryam.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bahir Dar sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gonder to Bahir Dar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. August in Bahir Dar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Bahir Dar

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Amhara Region
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Lake Tana
Lake Tana
Blue Nile Falls ©
Blue Nile Falls
Lions Art Gallery ©
Lions Art Gallery

6
nights
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Addis Ababa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Sabegn, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Entoto.

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Fly from Bahir Dar to Addis Ababa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bahir Dar in August since evenings lows in Addis Ababa dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Sudan.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Coffee & Tea Tours
Photography Tours
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

1
night
Port Sudan, Sudan

Port Sudan ©
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sesibi Temple, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sanganeb National Park, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Sedeinga.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Sudan online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Addis Ababa to Port Sudan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Addis Ababa to Port Sudan is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park
Sesibi Temple ©
Sesibi Temple

9
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza, &more) and Imhotep Museum (in Saqqara). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo online attractions planner.

You can fly from Port Sudan to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Cairo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Imhotep Museum
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

34
nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Arches Pool (in Ramla), Jerusalem (Rabinovich Park, Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, &more) and Church of St. John the Baptist (in Ein Kerem). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, admire the masterpieces at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Tel Aviv tour planner.

Fly from Cairo to Tel Aviv in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Tel Aviv to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Haifa, Tiberias, Nazareth, Rehovot
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

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