34 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

34 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Trip Planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco
— 1 night
2
Essaouira, Morocco
— 3 nights
3
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
4
Abu Simbel, Egypt
— 1 day
5
Aswan, Egypt
— 4 nights
6
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
7
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
8
Saint Catherine, Egypt
— 1 night
9
Aqaba, Jordan
— 3 nights
10
Eilat, Israel
— 3 nights
11
Ein Bokek, Israel
— 3 nights
12
Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

1
night
Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ait Ben Haddou road trip planning website.

Cairns, Australia to Ait Ben Haddou is an approximately 36-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cairns to Ait Ben Haddou, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in January, expect Ait Ben Haddou to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
©
World heritage site
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
4.6

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by Le Comptoir Oriental by Madada and then stop by Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khir. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie la Kasbah, then take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

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

Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Essaouira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ait Ben Haddou in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Essaouira, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your trip
©
Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.9
©
World heritage site
Medina of Essaouira
4.6
©
Art Gallery
Galerie l'Arbre bleu
4.7

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike, then appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Discover how to plan a Athens trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Essaouira to Athens in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Essaouira to Athens due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Essaouira in January, plan for slightly colder days in Athens, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Athens

Highlights from your trip
©
Monument
Erechtheion
4.8

1
day
Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Abu Simbel road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Abu Simbel. While traveling from Athens, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Abu Simbel, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

4
nights
Aswan, Egypt

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Philae Temple and Monastery of St. Simeon. Nubian Museum and El-Tabia Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aswan: Temple of Kom Ombo (in Kom Ombo) and Nile River (in Cairo). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Unfinished Obelisk, explore the ancient world of Thebes, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aswan online trip builder.

You can fly from Abu Simbel to Aswan in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daytime highs in Aswan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Nubian Museum
4.6
©
Must see
Philae Temple
4.7

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Luxor Temple and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Discover out-of-the-way places like Medinet Habu and Luxor Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), delve into the distant past at Avenue of Sphinxes, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Luxor journey planning tool.

You can drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Aswan in January since evenings lows in Luxor dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Luxor Temple
4.7
©
Religious Site
Medinet Habu
4.8
History Museum
Luxor Museum
4.7

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Ras Um Sid. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole in Dahab (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Mirage Divers, discover the deep blue sea with Only One Apnea Center, browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop, and enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh itinerary planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Luxor in February, Sharm El Sheikh is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
©
Safari
Safaris
4.9
©
Theme Park
Mirage Divers
4.2

1
night
Saint Catherine, Egypt

Saint Catherine ©
Visitors flock to the town of Saint Catherine, nestled in the foothills of Mount Sinai, to explore the World Heritage Area's numerous religious and historic sights.
On the 8th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Catherine online day trip planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Saint Catherine by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, things will get a bit cooler in Saint Catherine: highs are around 20°C and lows about 5°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aqaba.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip
©
Mountain
Mount Sinai
4.5

3
nights
Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba ©

Bride of the Red Sea

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
Get some cultural insight at Wadi Rum Protected Area and Wadirumcircuit. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Sharif Hussein Bin Ali. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Aqaba attractions website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Catherine to Aqaba. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in February; daily highs in Aqaba reach 29°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Eilat.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

3
nights
Eilat, Israel

Eilat ©
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Timna Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Reef, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Eilat trip planner.

Eilat is very close to Aqaba. In February, daytime highs in Eilat are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
©
National Park
Timna Park
4.7
©
Canyon
Red Canyon
4.7

3
nights
Ein Bokek, Israel

Ein Bokek ©
Sandwiched between the turquoise waters of evaporation pools and desert-like landscape, Ein Bokek features a strip of hotels and luxury resorts on the Israeli shore of the Dead Sea.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Masada National Park and Biblical Tamar Park. Get some cultural insight at Herod's Western Palace and Masada Fortress. Step out of Ein Bokek to go to Hazeva and see Vidor Center, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve, get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum, and explore the activities along Dead Sea.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ein Bokek tour planner.

Getting from Eilat to Ein Bokek by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
World heritage site
Masada Fortress
4.9
©
History Museum
The Masada Museum
4.5

3
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©

Holy City

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 18th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, stroll through Garden of Gethsemane, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), then contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, and finally don't miss a visit to Jewish Quarter. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Old Tel Aviv Port Area, then take a leisurely stroll along Tayelet, then take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, and finally take a stroll through Neve Tzedek.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem trip planning app.

You can drive from Ein Bokek to Jerusalem in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Jerusalem are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Site
Mt of Olives
4.7
©
Neighborhood
Neve Tzedek
4.6

Similar trips

36 days in Israel, Bethlehem & Irbid BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 60 days in Athens BY A USER FROM GREECE June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 37 days in Asia, South Pacific, United States & Europe BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 58 days in Jordan, Egypt & Morocco BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 36 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM GREECE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 33 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM TAIWAN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 60 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 55 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 44 days in Istiaia, Israel & Mumbai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 21 days in Greece BY A USER FROM GREECE August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM JORDAN July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced
See more trips