28 days in Asia, Africa & United States Itinerary

28 days in Asia, Africa & United States Itinerary

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1
Muscat, Oman
— 2 nights
2
Salalah, Oman
— 2 nights
3
Medina, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
4
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
5
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
6
Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
7
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
8
Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
9
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 2 nights
10
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
11
Lebanon, United States
— 4 nights

2
nights
Muscat, Oman

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Bait Al Zubair, and finally step into the grandiose world of Al Alam Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wadi Bani Khalid, then explore the striking landscape at Bimmah Sinkhole, and then examine the collection at Amouage.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Muscat trip maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Muscat is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Salalah.

Things to do in Muscat

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Al Alam Palace
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair

2
nights
Salalah, Oman

Salalah ©
The Sultanate's second city, Salalah has become known as a southerly counterpoint to the capital in the north.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Qaboos Mosque, then kick back and relax at Al Fizayah Beach, then kick back and relax at Al Mughsail Beach, and finally Head underground at Marneef Cave. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Taqah Castle, head outdoors with Wadi Darbat, and then delve into the distant past at Sumhuram Old City.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Salalah trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Muscat to Salalah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Medina.

Things to do in Salalah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Qaboos Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Mosque
Al Fizayah Beach ©
Al Fizayah Beach
Al Mughsail Beach ©
Al Mughsail Beach

2
nights
Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina ©
Most tourism in Medina, the second-holiest city in Islam, comes from pilgrims who visit as part of the Hajj, an annual traditional journey that ends in Mecca.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Abu Bakar Masjed, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Uhud, then stroll the grounds of Jannatul Baqi, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Grave of Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Masjid Jummah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Al Qiblatayn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Quba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid an Nabawi, and finally see the interesting displays at Koran Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Medina road trip planning tool.

Fly from Salalah to Medina in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salalah to Medina. Expect slightly colder evenings in Medina when traveling from Salalah in February, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Medina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jannatul Baqi ©
Jannatul Baqi
Masjid Quba ©
Masjid Quba
Masjid Al Qiblatayn ©
Masjid Al Qiblatayn

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of The Great Temple, explore the ancient world of Street of Facades, delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, and finally contemplate the long history of The Urn Tomb.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Medina to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Medina to Petra - Wadi Musa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

2
nights
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
On the 10th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jabal Umm ad Dami and then explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Lawrence's House and then hike along Wadi Rum Trail.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum day trip tool.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Jabal Umm ad Dami ©
Jabal Umm ad Dami
Lawrence's House ©
Lawrence's House

1
night
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 12th (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Dahab route builder.

You can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Wadi Rum to Dahab in 7 hours. In February in Dahab, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mount Sinai and St Catherine Shop. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ras Um Sid and El Fanar. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh visit site.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Mount Sinai
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Shark Diving

2
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

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 16th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosque El Mina Masjid, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, stroll through Carless Reef, then see the vivid underwater world at Omo Gamaar, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus.

Find out how to plan Hurghada trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hurghada, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Carless Reef ©
Carless Reef
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): slough off your stress at Turkish baths, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Shoona Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elphinstone Reef.

Make your Marsa Alam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Marsa Alam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February in Marsa Alam, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

3
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Visit Temple of Karnak and Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) for their historical value. Luxor Museum and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marsa Alam in February, Luxor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lebanon.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

4
nights
Lebanon, United States

Lebanon ©
Lebanon is a city in and the county seat of Warren County, Ohio, United States, in the state's southwestern region, within the Cincinnati metropolitan area. Get in touch with nature at Cincinnati Nature Center and Fort Hill State Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Serpent Mound and Tri-State Warbird Museum. Explore Lebanon's surroundings by going to Miami University College Campus (in Oxford), Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (in Chillicothe) and Promont House Museum (in Milford). There's lots more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Valley Vineyards, and shop like a local with Keim's Family Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lebanon sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Luxor to Lebanon with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Luxor to Lebanon. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in February: high temperatures in Lebanon hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lebanon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Milford, Tri-State Warbird Museum, Fort Hill State Memorial, Valley Vineyards, Serpent Mound
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Serpent Mound ©
Serpent Mound
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park ©
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

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