15 days in Egypt, Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

15 days in Egypt, Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 1 night
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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights

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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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech driving holiday planner.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Marrakech is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 4 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Port of Spain in September, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0
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Architectural Building
Medersa Ben Youssef
4.3

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Essaouira, Morocco

Wind City of Africa

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, then examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Marrakech in September: highs in Essaouira hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Synagogue Slat Lkahal
4.5

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Cairo, Egypt

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Spend the 15th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and take in the exciting artwork at Sondos Papyrus.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo itinerary planner.

You can fly from Essaouira to Cairo in 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Essaouira to Cairo. In September, Cairo is a bit warmer than Essaouira - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Must see
Photography Tours
5.0
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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), stop by Secret Of Egypt, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip site.

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 September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in Sharm El Sheikh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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Nairobi, Kenya

Green City in the Sun

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.
Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique.

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

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Nairobi in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Nairobi. While traveling from Sharm El Sheikh, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Nairobi, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.9
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National Park
Nairobi National Park
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Specialty Museum
Karen Blixen Museum
4.0

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