31 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

31 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Bus + Fly:  14 h
1
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Acre, Israel
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Amman, Jordan
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Abu Simbel, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
9
Aswan, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
10
Saint Catherine, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
11
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
12
Ouarzazate, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  24 h
End: New York City, United States

1
night
Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv ©
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.
Sea of Galilee has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Fri), take a stroll through Jaffa Old City and then explore the activities along Sea of Galilee.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tel Aviv tour planner.

New York City, USA to Tel Aviv is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Tel Aviv due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Tel Aviv, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Acre.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sea of Galilee
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Sea of Galilee ©
Sea of Galilee
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City

3
nights
Acre, Israel

Acre ©
Acre is a city in the northern coastal plain region of the Northern District, Israel at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Caesarea National Park, Tiberias and Citadel of Acre. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Nazareth Village, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Acre Turkish Bazaar, steep yourself in history at Khan al-Umdan, then get to know the fascinating history of Templars Tunnel, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadel of Acre. On the next day, wander the streets of Akko Old Town, then contemplate the long history of Tiberias, and then walk around Caesarea National Park.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Acre online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tel Aviv to Acre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Acre, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Acre

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Caesarea National Park, Tiberias, Nazareth Village
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Nazareth Village ©
Nazareth Village
Akko Old Town ©
Akko Old Town
Citadel of Acre ©
Citadel of Acre

2
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jaffa Gate, Ramparts Walk and Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, then get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, and then steep yourself in history at Mt of Olives.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jerusalem holiday site.

Traveling by bus from Acre to Jerusalem takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Jerusalem can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Mt of Olives ©
Mt of Olives
Old City of Jerusalem ©
Old City of Jerusalem

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the striking features of The Great Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, and finally contemplate the long history of Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, explore the ancient world of Montreal Crusader Castle, then delve into the distant past at Mosesquelle, and finally contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Jerusalem to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
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.
You've now added Jerash Ruins to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Citadel and Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad). Step off the beaten path and head to Roman Amphitheater and North Theatre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amman: Azraq (Qasr Azraq & Quseir Amra). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Jordan Museum, delve into the distant past at Qasr al-Kharrana, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Artisana Jordan Arts and Crafts Center.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amman holiday planner.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Amman can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Azraq, Jerash, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bab al-Azab, Meidum Pyramid and Cairo Citadel. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Mastaba of Ti. Step out of Cairo with an excursion to Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara--about 52 minutes away.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Cairo online route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Amman to Cairo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amman in March: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saqqara, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Meidum Pyramid
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Mastaba of Ti ©
Mastaba of Ti
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Meidum Pyramid ©
Meidum Pyramid

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Luxor Temple as well as Valley of the Kings. On the 28th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Amun. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum.

Plan a trip to Luxor easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in March: highs in Luxor hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel ©
For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Abu Simbel trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Luxor to Abu Simbel takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

1
night
Aswan, Egypt

Aswan
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
For more things to do and other tourist information, read Aswan tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Aswan

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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2
nights
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 1st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Saint Catherine vacation builder app.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Aswan to Saint Catherine in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Aswan in April, you will find days in Saint Catherine are cooler (28°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, steep yourself in history at Medersa Ben Youssef, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marrakech Ramparts, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint Catherine to Marrakech. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In April in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks
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Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

3
nights
Ouarzazate, Morocco

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui, Kasbah Des Caids Du Mezguita and Kasbah Amridil. Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of The Old Synagogue.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ouarzazate trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Ouarzazate, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kasbah Amridil, Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui, Kasbah Des Caids Du Mezguita, Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui ©
Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui
Kasbah Des Caids Du Mezguita ©
Kasbah Des Caids Du Mezguita

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