31 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

31 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Kigali International Airport, Drive to Ruhengeri
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Ruhengeri, Rwanda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eastern Province, Rwanda
— 2 nights
Fly
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 4 nights
Drive
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Andasibe, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Taxi to Antananarivo, Fly to Nosy Boraha
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Nosy Boraha, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
Drive
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
Fly
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Eilat, Israel
— 5 nights
Fly to Gabala International Airport, Drive to Guba
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Guba, Azerbaijan
— 2 nights
Drive to Gabala International Airport, Fly to Richmond

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Ruhengeri, Rwanda

— 2 nights
Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Volcanoes National Park. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Volcanoes National Park and then contemplate the long history of Iby'iwacu Cultural Village. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp, then look for gifts at Umuzabibu Mwiza - Home to Handspun Hope, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ruhengeri trip itinerary planning tool.

Richmond, USA to Ruhengeri is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Richmond to Ruhengeri. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Richmond in August; daily highs in Ruhengeri reach 72°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eastern Province.

Things to do in Ruhengeri

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Eastern Province, Rwanda

— 2 nights
Eastern Province is the largest, the most populous and the least densely populated of Rwanda's five provinces. Your day by day itinerary now includes Akagera National Park. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Akagera National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Eastern Province itinerary planner.

Getting from Ruhengeri to Eastern Province by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Ruhengeri in August, you will find days in Eastern Province are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). You'll set off for Antananarivo on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Eastern Province

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Antananarivo, Madagascar

— 4 nights
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Lemurs' Park has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Ambohimanga and Ambohitantely Special Reserve will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Is´art Galerie and Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Galerie Mikea, hunt for treasures at Digue Market, visit Andohalo, and make a trip to Maison de Jean Laborde.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Antananarivo trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Eastern Province to Antananarivo in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Eastern Province in August, expect Antananarivo to be slightly colder, temps between 72°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Andasibe.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Andasibe, Madagascar

— 2 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve, and then explore the striking landscape of V.O.I.M.M.A. Community Reserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Andasibe road trip planning website.

Drive from Antananarivo to Andasibe in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Nosy Boraha.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Nosy Boraha, Madagascar

— 2 nights

St. Mary's Island

Once a retreat for some of history's most notorious pirates, including William Kidd, Robert Culliford, and Olivier Levasseur, the serene and tranquil island of Nosy Boraha, or St.
You've now added Pirate Cemetery on Nosy Boraha to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at Princesse Bora Jungle Spa, then stroll the grounds of Pirate Cemetery on Nosy Boraha, and then get a new perspective on things with Bora Dive & Research.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nosy Boraha road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Andasibe to Nosy Boraha takes 12.5 hours. August in Nosy Boraha sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Nosy Boraha

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 4 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Visit Al Mamzar Beach Park and La Mer for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and Al Jaber Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Sharjah Fort - Al Hisn in Sharjah (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take the plunge with a skydiving experience, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubai trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nosy Boraha to Dubai. Traveling from Nosy Boraha to Dubai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nosy Boraha in August, you will find days in Dubai are much warmer (108°F), and nights are a bit warmer (91°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 5 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Al Wahda Mall and Abu Dhabi Mall. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Corniche Beach, browse the different shops at Yas Mall, and don't miss a visit to Qasr Al Watan.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Abu Dhabi are 109°F, while nighttime lows are 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Eilat.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilat, Israel

— 5 nights
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Relax by the water at Princess Beach and Migdalor Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ice Mall and Mall Hayam. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Beach Nature Reserve, and head outdoors with Sea and Desert Adventures.

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

You can fly from Abu Dhabi to Eilat in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Eilat is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 83°F in Eilat. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Guba.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Guba, Azerbaijan

— 2 nights

An Unspoiled Nature Region with Preserved Traditions

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Candy Cane Mountains. On the 29th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Candy Cane Mountains, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Six-Domed Synagogue, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Tengya Alty Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Laza Waterfalls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nariman Narimanov Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Guba itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Eilat to Guba. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Eilat to Guba due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Eilat in August: high temperatures in Guba hover around 93°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guba

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Toamasina Province travel guide

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National Parks · Nature & Parks · Cemeteries
Famous for containing the country's largest harbor, Toamasina Province rests on the eastern side of the island and thrives as both a tourist and commercial hub. Tours of Toamasina Province reveal a more rural than urban ambience with famously beautiful beaches. Cities with palm tree-lined avenues boast colorful markets specializing in handmade crafts and exotic spices, a wide selection of hotels and restaurants, and colonial forts and residences. Other popular places to visit in Toamasina Province include lemur breeding grounds, stream systems, canals, hidden lakes, pirate cemeteries and shipwrecks, national parks, and whale watching sites.