13 days in Africa Itinerary

13 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa route planner

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Fly to Praslin Island, Ferry to La Digue Island
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Ferry
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
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La Digue Island, Seychelles

— 1 night
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
On the 19th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Anse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent, and then kick back and relax at Anse La Reunion Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the La Digue Island planning site.

Athens, Greece to La Digue Island is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Athens to La Digue Island, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in La Digue Island, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 3 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
On the 20th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Possession, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, and then stroll through Anse Georgette. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then head off the coast to Curieuse Island.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Praslin Island online journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

— 3 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crocodile Show and Soho Square Dancing Fountain. Spend the 23rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Sharm El Sheikh takes 15.5 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island to Sharm El Sheikh, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Praslin Island in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sharm El Sheikh, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Dahab, Egypt

— 1 night
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dahab are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Marsa Alam, Egypt

— 2 nights
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Traveling by flight from Dahab to Marsa Alam takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Marsa Alam sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

Hurghada, Egypt

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hurghada online holiday planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Hurghada by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 31°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks