60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  1 h
1
Eilat, Israel
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 11 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
Train + Drive:  6 h
6
Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Khartoum, Sudan
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
10
Dongola, Sudan
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
11
Aswan, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
12
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

5
nights
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eilat: Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley (in Mahane Zofar), Mitspe Ramon (HabereH Pub, Beresheet Desert Tours, &more) and Hazeva (Vidor Center & Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, identify plant and animal life at Crocoloco Crocodile Farm, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eilat online trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 1- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mitspe Ramon, Hazeva, Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev
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Underwater Observatory Marine Park ©
Underwater Observatory Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Timna Park ©
Timna Park

11
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 Jerusalem (Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Old City of Jerusalem, &more), Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias) and Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, admire the masterpieces at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Eilat to Tel Aviv in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Tel Aviv is little chillier than Eilat - with highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Dead Sea Region, Gan HaKaktusim, Sea of Galilee, Beerot BaNegev
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 14:
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Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

7
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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 (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, delve into the distant past at Bent Pyramid, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip planner.

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Cairo are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

5
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: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Entoto, and indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Addis Ababa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Addis Ababa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, things will get cooler in Addis Ababa: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

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

5
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mombasa: Local Ocean Conservation (in Watamu), Gede Ruins (in Gede) and Diani Beach (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Diani Beach, &more). Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Imani Collective, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mombasa Butterfly House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mombasa road trip planning site.

You can fly from Addis Ababa to Mombasa in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In August, Mombasa is somewhat warmer than Addis Ababa - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Local Ocean Conservation, Gede Ruins
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
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Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

1
night
Tsavo National Park East, Kenya

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 1st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife Parks
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

4
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 4th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy and stroll through Olypunyata Swamp.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

6
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, and admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nairobi travel tool.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in September, expect Nairobi to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

2
nights
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 12th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Sudan Art Diwan, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Khartoum War Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Khalifa House Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nilian Mosque. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum, see the interesting displays at Sudan National Museum, then deepen your understanding at University of Khartoum, then view the masterpieces at Mojo Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Nile Street.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Khartoum online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Khartoum takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nairobi to Khartoum, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nairobi in September, expect Khartoum to be much warmer, temps between 44°C and 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dongola.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Omdurman
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Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Mojo Gallery ©
Mojo Gallery
University of Khartoum ©
University of Khartoum

1
day
Dongola, Sudan

Dongola ©
Dongola, also spelled Dunqulah, and formerly known as Al 'Urdi, is the capital of the state of Northern in Sudan, on the banks of the Nile, and a former Latin Catholic bishopric (14th century). Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Dongola and then contemplate the long history of Third Cataract of the Nile.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dongola online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Khartoum to Dongola takes 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Dongola

Historic Sites
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Third Cataract of the Nile ©
Third Cataract of the Nile
Old Dongola
Old Dongola

4
nights
Aswan, Egypt

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aswan: Temple of Kom Ombo (in Kom Ombo) and Temple of Horus (in Edfu). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Philae Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Aswan vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Dongola to Aswan with the Route module. In September in Aswan, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Temple of Kom Ombo, Temple of Horus
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Animalia ©
Animalia

7
nights
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.
Explore Sharm El Sheikh's surroundings by going to Dahab (WICKEDiCANDY, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip app.

Fly from Aswan to Sharm El Sheikh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Aswan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sharm El Sheikh, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 32°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dahab
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 26:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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