11 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

11 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gaya, India
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Amman, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
+6
Bus + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly + Train + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
6
Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Gaya, India

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Thu), stroll around Al-Azhar Park and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo holiday planning site.

Gaya, India to Cairo is an approximately 21- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Gaya to Cairo. July in Cairo sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
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.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque. On your second day here, wander the streets of Na'ama Bay and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amman.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

1
night
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Citadel, explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater, then make a trip to Rainbow Street, and finally examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amman travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Amman in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in July; daily highs in Amman reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

1
night
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Petra, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, and then contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip site.

Traveling by car from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bethlehem.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Temple of Dushares ©
Temple of Dushares

1
night
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories

Bethlehem ©
For many, Bethlehem needs no introduction.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cave of St. Jerome, revel in the low prices at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Nativity, then get engrossed in the history at Palestinian Heritage Center, then steep yourself in history at Aida Camp, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Carmel of the Holy Child Jesus.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bethlehem tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Petra - Wadi Musa to Bethlehem in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Bethlehem

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Nativity ©
Church of the Nativity
Palestinian Heritage Center ©
Palestinian Heritage Center
Cave of St. Jerome ©
Cave of St. Jerome

3
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, then stop by Old City of Jerusalem, then get engrossed in the history at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and finally take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Mount, then don't miss a visit to Western Wall, and finally contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jerusalem holiday builder app.

Jerusalem is very close to Bethlehem. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Western Wall ©
Western Wall
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

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