6 days in Africa Itinerary

6 days in Africa Itinerary

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6 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Bucharest, Romania
Fly:  9​h
1
Hurghada, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Bucharest, Romania

1
night
Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada ©
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.
Ramashka Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get close to the beloved marine mammals with Ramashka Tours, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip planner .

Bucharest, Romania to Hurghada is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bucharest in September, you will find days in Hurghada are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are warmer (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Ramashka Tours ©
Ramashka Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo holiday planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Cairo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hurghada in September: highs in Cairo hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

3
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.
On the 30th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and finally make a trip to Koubba Almoravid.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Marrakech takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Western European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Cairo in September, with lows around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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