28 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

28 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Bus + Fly:  23 h
1
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Nazareth, Israel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Amman, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Ein Bokek, Israel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
11
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  17 h 15 min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, don't miss a visit to Nubian House Cultural Centre, and explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luxor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Luxor is an approximately 23- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 5 hours. While traveling from Belo Horizonte, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and visit Islamic Cairo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairo attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 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 your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): view the masterpieces at St Catherine Shop, head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Sharm El Sheikh trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cairo in January, with highs in Sharm El Sheikh at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 11th (Mon), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Dahab sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Tayelet, wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, then have some family-friendly fun at Art Quest - Club Allenby 28, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, then get engrossed in the history at Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum), and then explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Tel Aviv day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Tel Aviv in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dahab in January: high temperatures in Tel Aviv hover around 20°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nazareth.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Food Tours
Tel Aviv Museum of Art ©
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum) ©
Eretz Israel Museum Complex (Haaretz Museum)

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nights
Nazareth, Israel

Nazareth ©
Known worldwide as the hometown of Jesus Christ, Nazareth draws flocks of pilgrims who come to see the place where Christ grew up, and follow his footsteps along the Jesus Trail.
On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Wedding Church, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at International Center Mary of Nazareth, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Church of the Annunciation. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Tel Megiddo National Park, then see the interesting displays at National Park Beit Alfa - Bet Alfa Synagogue National Park, and then stroll around Montfort and Goren Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nazareth trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Tel Aviv to Nazareth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Amman.

Things to do in Nazareth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Montfort and Goren Park, National Park Beit Alfa - Bet Alfa Synagogue National Park, Franciscan Wedding Church, Mount Tabor
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The Church of the Annunciation ©
The Church of the Annunciation
Mount Tabor ©
Mount Tabor
Montfort and Goren Park ©
Montfort and Goren Park

1
night
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
On the 16th (Sat), examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum, contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater, then delve into the distant past at The Citadel, and finally view the masterpieces at Project Positive Soulful Creations.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amman online trip planner.

You can drive from Nazareth to Amman in 3 hours. Traveling from Nazareth in January, things will get a bit cooler in Amman: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

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nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Urn Tomb, then contemplate the long history of Silk Tomb, then admire the striking features of The Great Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, explore the ancient world of Montreal Crusader Castle, then steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, then pause for some photo ops at Djinn Blocks, and finally steep yourself in history at Temenos Gateway.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ein Bokek.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Fine Art & Doll Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ein Bokek itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Ein Bokek in 4.5 hours. On the 20th (Wed), you're off to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Ein Bokek

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fine Art & Doll Museum, Masada National Park
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Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

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nights
Jerusalem, Israel

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.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bethesda, then wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, then see the interesting displays at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and finally get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Mount, then explore the ancient world of Western Wall, and finally contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem trip website.

You can drive from Ein Bokek to Jerusalem in 2 hours. January in Jerusalem sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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Goreme, Turkey

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, view the masterpieces at Chez Galip, and browse for treasures at La Maison du Kilim.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Goreme trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Jerusalem to Goreme by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Jerusalem to Goreme, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in January, things will get cooler in Goreme: highs are around 5°C and lows about -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Uchisar, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii, Chez Galip
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Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Off-Road Tours

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nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, visit Ortakoy, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Goreme in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 10°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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