60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  1​h 45​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  18​h
4
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
5
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  22​h
6
Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
ferry:  30​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  12​h
8
Leh, India
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  21​h 15​min
9
Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
10
Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
11
Rimini, Italy
— 5 nights
12
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 5 nights
13
Paphos, Cyprus
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh ©
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 hidden gems such as Coral Reefs and Ras Mohommed National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Catherine's Monastery and King Tut Museum. Spend the 1st (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh tour planning tool .

Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in July, Sharm El Sheikh is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ras Mohommed National Park, Coral Reefs, Jackson Reef, St. Catherine's Monastery
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park

2
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Hurghada, Egypt

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip maker tool .

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada by combination of flight and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in July, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

4
nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Seaworld Diving Center and Marsa Mubarak. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elphinstone Reef and Marsa Shoona Bay. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli, enjoy the sand and surf at Gebel El Rosas, and identify plant and animal life at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Marsa Alam trip builder website .

You can drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hurghada in July: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anse Georgette and Anse Marie-Louise Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Galerie Passerose. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Petite Anse Kerlan and enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio.

Before you visit Praslin Island, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Praslin Island in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Marsa Alam to Praslin Island, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Praslin Island is slightly colder than Marsa Alam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Scuba & Snorkeling
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan

4
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiagge di Anse Marron and Anse Severe. We've included these beaches for you: Petite Anse and Anse Patates Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Anse Coco Beach and stroll through Anse Grosse Roche Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read La Digue Island route builder app .

La Digue Island is just a short distance from Praslin Island. July in La Digue Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Petite Anse ©
Petite Anse

4
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Get outdoors at Maenam Beach and Choeng Mon Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wat Plai Laem and Samui Elephant Sanctuary. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Malibu beach, look for gifts at Modern Suit Samui, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Samrong Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from La Digue Island to Bophut with the Route module. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from La Digue Island in July, expect nights in Bophut to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coral Cove Beach, Wat Plai Laem, Maenam Beach
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Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach

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nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach and Thong Nai Pan Noi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Haad Khom. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Haad Yao Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hat Sadet Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip maker tool .

Ko Pha Ngan is just a short distance from Bophut. July in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Spas
Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach ©
Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach

3
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shanti Stupa and Gurdwara Pathar Sahib. Visit Alchi Choskor Monastery and Alchi Monastary for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leh: Hemis Monastery (in Hemis) and Monastero Tak Thok (in Sakti). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Hall of Fame, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Du-Khang, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Leh online route planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Leh in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Leh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Alchi Monastary, Hemis Monastery, Monastero Tak Thok
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Gurdwara Pathar Sahib ©
Gurdwara Pathar Sahib
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa

5
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Derrynane Beach and Muckross Abbey. Get outdoors at Inch Beach and Ladies Beach. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Doughmore Bay (in Doonbeg), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Cahergall Fort (in Cahersiveen). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rossbeigh Beach, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Killarney journey builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Leh to Killarney. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Leh to Killarney. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cahergall Fort, Rossbeigh Beach, Kerry Cliffs, Derrynane Beach, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach

5
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get outdoors at Praia Da Amoreira and Praia do Amado. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Telheiro Beach and Barranco das Canas Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Tres Castelos Beach (in Portimao). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Vale Dos Homens, stroll through Falesia Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Albufeira road trip planner .

You can fly from Killarney to Albufeira in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Killarney in August, you will find days in Albufeira are much hotter (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rimini.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portimao, Aljezur, Porto Covo, Algarve, Cape Saint Vincent
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Praia Da Amoreira ©
Praia Da Amoreira
Telheiro Beach ©
Telheiro Beach
Praia do Amado ©
Praia do Amado

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nights
Rimini, Italy

Rimini
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Step off the beaten path and head to Beach Egisto 38 and Lamby's Beach 93. You'll get in some beach time at Bagno 92 and Pineta di Pinarella e Tagliata. Step out of Rimini to go to Pinarella and see Stella Beach 77 - 78, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno 91 Massimo, stroll through Bagno Gori 16, and cool off at Bagno Tonelli 126.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rimini online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Albufeira to Rimini in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Rimini

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellaria-Igea Marina, Cervia
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Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
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.
Get outdoors at Fourni Beach and Agios Pavlos Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Church of the Panagia and Church of Our Lady of Filerimos. Get out of town with these interesting Rhodes Town side-trips: Lindos (Village of Lindos, Lindos Beach, & more), Haraki (Agathi Beach & Haraki Beach) and Stegna Beach (in Stegna). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ancient Kamiros, examine the collection at Bee Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval City, and view the masterpieces at Art Park Rhodes.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rhodes Town road trip planning site .

Getting from Rimini to Rhodes Town by combination of train and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Rimini to Rhodes Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rimini in August since evenings lows in Rhodes Town dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Haraki, Art Park Rhodes, Fourni Beach, Church of Our Lady of Filerimos
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Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros

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Paphos, Cyprus

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.
Visit Avdimou Beach and Pachyammos Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The House of Dionysus and Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paphos: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pissouri), Tpoulorotsos Beach (in Pomos) and Oleastro Olive Park and Museum (in Anogyra). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Ekaterini, kick back and relax at Asprokremnos Beach, and explore the ancient world of St. Georgios Church, Basilica & Rock Tombs.

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

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Paphos in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Paphos. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Avdimou Beach, Tpoulorotsos Beach, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, Pachyammos Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus

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