7 days in Africa Itinerary

7 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Marrakech is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Marrakech, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in November, expect nights in Marrakech to be colder, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza and then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo attractions planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Cairo is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Marrakech in November since evenings lows in Cairo dip to 19°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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