60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Eilat, Israel
— 5 nights
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 11 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 7 nights
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 5 nights
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive to Amboseli, Fly to Masai Mara
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
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Khartoum, Sudan
— 2 nights
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Dongola, Sudan
— 1 day
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Aswan, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Eilat, Israel

— 5 nights
At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eilat: Mitspe Ramon (HabereH Pub, Beresheet Desert Tours, &more), Crocoloco Crocodile Farm (in Ir Ovot) and Hazeva (Vidor Center & Vidor Center - A window to Arava agriculture). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating landscape at Antelope Ranch in the Arava Valley, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater Observatory Marine Park, and contemplate the long history of Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eilat online trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv to Eilat is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eilat: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Eilat

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Israel

— 11 nights

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mount of Beatitudes (in Capernaum), Jerusalem (Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Old City of Jerusalem, &more) and Sea of Galilee (in Tiberias). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, delve into the distant past at Magdala, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Caesarea Antiquity Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tel Aviv sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Tel Aviv is slightly colder than Eilat - with highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Cairo, Egypt

— 7 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, make a trip to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairo online journey planner.

Fly from Tel Aviv to Cairo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Cairo, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

— 5 nights

City of Humans

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Addis Ababa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Medhane Alem Cathedral, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Addis Ababa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Addis Ababa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, things will get cooler in Addis Ababa: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Mombasa, Kenya

— 5 nights
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mombasa: Diani Beach (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Diani Beach, &more), Local Ocean Conservation (in Watamu) and Gede Ruins (in Gede). Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Imani Collective, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mombasa Butterfly House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Mombasa road trip planning site.

You can fly from Addis Ababa to Mombasa in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, Mombasa is somewhat warmer than Addis Ababa - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Tsavo National Park East, Kenya

— 1 night
On the 1st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsavo East.

To find ratings and tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mombasa to Tsavo National Park East takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Parks · Wildlife
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 4th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Olypunyata Swamp.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tsavo National Park East to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Nairobi, Kenya

— 6 nights

Green City in the Sun

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, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see Off-Road Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in September: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Khartoum, Sudan

— 2 nights
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Sudan Art Diwan, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Khartoum War Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Khalifa House Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nilian Mosque. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum, see the interesting displays at Sudan National Museum, then deepen your understanding at University of Khartoum, then view the masterpieces at Mojo Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Nile Street.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Khartoum online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Khartoum takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nairobi to Khartoum, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nairobi in September, expect Khartoum to be much warmer, temps between 44°C and 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dongola.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Dongola, Sudan

— 1 day
Dongola, also spelled Dunqulah, and formerly known as Al 'Urdi, is the capital of the state of Northern in Sudan, on the banks of the Nile, and a former Latin Catholic bishopric (14th century). Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Dongola and then contemplate the long history of Third Cataract of the Nile.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dongola online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Khartoum to Dongola takes 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Dongola

Historic Sites

Aswan, Egypt

— 4 nights
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Explore Aswan's surroundings by going to Temple of Kom Ombo (in Kom Ombo) and Temple of Horus (in Edfu). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Philae Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam, take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Dongola to Aswan by car takes about 35.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

— 7 nights

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.
Explore Sharm El Sheikh's surroundings by going to Dahab (WICKEDiCANDY, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Na'ama Bay, and see Off-Road Tours.

Plan trip to Sharm El Sheikh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Aswan to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Aswan in September, expect nights in Sharm El Sheikh to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Ethiopia travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · National Parks · Ruins
Abyssinia
One of the oldest countries in the world, Ethiopia was the only African nation not to fall under colonial control. The continued independence left the country with a wealth of undisturbed historical sites and cultural practices--reasons enough to plan a vacation in Ethiopia. Ancient ruins, hill tribes, wild forest areas, gushing rivers, and depressions filled with active volcanoes represent just some of the many Ethiopia attractions worthy of your attention.

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.