60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Hurghada
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Mahé, Foot to Mahe Island, Fly to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Leh
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Leh, India
— 3 nights
Fly
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Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly to Bologna, Shuttle to Rimini
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Rimini, Italy
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Bologna, Fly to Rhodes Town
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Rhodes Town, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly
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Paphos, Cyprus
— 3 nights
Bus to Larnaca, Fly to Cairo

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at St. Catherine's Monastery and King Tut Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jackson Reef. Step out of Sharm El Sheikh to go to Dahab and see Coral Reefs, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 1st (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planner.

Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in July since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Hurghada, Egypt

— 2 nights
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.
On the 6th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in July, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Marsa Alam, Egypt

— 4 nights
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Elphinstone Reef and Sharm El Luli. Relax by the water at Marsa Shoona Bay and Gebel El Rosas. There's much more to do: meet some fierce fish with Seaworld Diving Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak, and kick back and relax at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hurghada in July, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are little chillier, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 2 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Visit Petite Anse Kerlan and Anse Georgette for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Anse Lazio. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Marie-Louise Beach and browse the exhibits of Galerie Passerose.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Praslin Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Praslin Island takes 20.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marsa Alam to Praslin Island. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in July: high temperatures in Praslin Island hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
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La Digue Island, Seychelles

— 4 nights
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Explore hidden gems such as Anse Coco Beach and Spiagge di Anse Marron. Get in touch with nature at Petite Anse and Anse Severe. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Patates Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Anse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the La Digue Island travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue Island in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Bophut, Thailand

— 4 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Maenam Beach and Coral Cove Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Plai Laem and Samui Elephant Sanctuary. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Choeng Mon Beach, stop by Modern Suit Samui, stroll through Malibu beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bophut trip planner.

Getting from La Digue Island to Bophut by combination of ferry and flight takes about 18 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time (SCT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 3 hours. While traveling from La Digue Island, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bophut, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Visit Thong Nai Pan Noi and Haad Khom for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Haad Yao Beach and The Secret Beach. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Haad Yuan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Gruad Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll through Hat Sadet Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:

Leh, India

— 3 nights
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and Monastero Tak Thok are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shanti Stupa and Hemis Monastery. Take a break from Leh with a short trip to Alchi Monastery in Alchi, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Phyang Monastery, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Leh online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Leh in 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Leh is minus 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Killarney.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:

Killarney, Ireland

— 5 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Muckross Abbey and Cahergall Fort. Take a break from the city and head to Kerry Cliffs and Inch Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Derrynane Beach (in Caherdaniel), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Doughmore Bay (in Doonbeg). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rossbeigh Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ladies Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney day trip planner.

Getting from Leh to Killarney by flight takes about 21 hours. Traveling from Leh to Killarney, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Albufeira.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Albufeira, Portugal

— 5 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Relax by the water at Praia Da Amoreira and Praia do Peneco. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pescadores Beach and Praia Vale Dos Homens. Venture out of the city with trips to Portimao (Barranco das Canas Beach & Tres Castelos Beach), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Telheiro Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ilha do Pessegueiro, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Killarney to Albufeira takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Killarney in August: highs in Albufeira hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Rimini.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 13:

Rimini, Italy

— 5 nights

Seaside Capital

A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Relax by the water at Bagno Egisto 38 and Bagno 92. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pineta di Pinarella e Tagliata and Bagno Tonelli 126. Change things up with a short trip to Stella Beach 77 - 78 in Pinarella (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lamby's Beach 92 and stroll through Bagno 76 Eden.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rimini trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Albufeira to Rimini in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albufeira to Rimini. August in Rimini sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Rimini

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:

Rhodes Town, Greece

— 5 nights
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Agathi Beach and Stegna Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Ancient Kamiros and Bee Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Rhodes Town side-trips: Fourni Beach (in Monolithos), Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli) and Lindos (Village of Lindos, Agios Pavlos Beach, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, get to know the fascinating history of Medieval City, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, and kick back and relax at Haraki Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rhodes Town holiday builder website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Rimini to Rhodes Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Rimini in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rhodes Town, with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Paphos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 25:

Paphos, Cyprus

— 3 nights
The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Get a sense of the local culture at The House of Dionysus and St. Georgios Church, Basilica & Rock Tombs. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Avdimou Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Paphos: Tpoulorotsos Beach (in Pomos), Oleastro Olive Park and Museum (in Anogyra) and Agia Ekaterini (in Kritou Terra). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Pachyammos Beach, and delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park.

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Fly from Rhodes Town to Paphos in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Rhodes Town in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Paphos, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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