52 days in Egypt, Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

52 days in Egypt, Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

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52 days in Egypt, Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 4 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Fes, Morocco
— 4 nights
Bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Casablanca, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Essaouira, Morocco
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Shuttle + Taxi:  8​h 15​min
9
M'Hamid, Morocco
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
11
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
12
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Watamu, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dahab (WICKEDiCANDY, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Bibo Viaggi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

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New Delhi, India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sharm El Sheikh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dahab
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Safaris

4
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.
Step out of Hurghada to go to Safaga and see El-Mallah, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, ride a horse along Hurghada Equestrian, admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, and get outside with Kite Family El Gouna.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hurghada sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Hurghada, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

El-Mallah
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Swim with Dolphins

5
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Go for a jaunt from Luxor to Dendera to see Dendera Temple Complex about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, make a trip to Nubian House Cultural Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and get advice or help at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor driving holiday tool .

Take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hurghada in January, Luxor is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
Highlights from your plan
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

6
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, have some family-friendly fun at Escapers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip maker app .

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in January, you will find days in Cairo are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

4
nights
Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fes: Meknes (Heri es Souani, Volubilia-Domaine de la Zouina, & more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes trip builder website .

Getting from Cairo to Fes by flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fes, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Meknes
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

1
night
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 26th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then browse for treasures at Dar Moulay Idriss.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss ©
Dar Moulay Idriss

3
nights
Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Casablanca: Rabat (Russian Orthodox Church, Chellah, & more). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Mooi, steep yourself in history at Synagogue Beth-El, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Casablanca travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Casablanca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Rabat
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Chellah ©
Chellah

4
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, beaches, spas, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Cheval Essaouira, gear up at Kaouki Surf School, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Essaouira day trip planning site .

You can fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kaouki Surf School
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
M'Hamid, Morocco

Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our M'Hamid online tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi from Essaouira to M'Hamid in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga
Safaris

6
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip maker app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from M'Hamid to Marrakech in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In February in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

4
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, wildlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nairobi National Park, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nairobi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nairobi takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Marrakech in February, with highs in Nairobi at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

4
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 18th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

Find out how to plan Maasai Mara National Reserve trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Nairobi in February, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Watamu.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

3
nights
Watamu, Kenya

Watamu ©
Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
On the 20th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watamu National Marine Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation, head outdoors with 3 Degrees South, and then get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Watamu trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Watamu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Watamu: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gede, 3 Degrees South
Highlights from your plan
Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest ©
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest

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