60 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

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Goreme, Turkey
— 5 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
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Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 1 night
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Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Arusha, Tanzania
— 4 nights
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Moshi, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Boracay, Philippines
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Goreme, Turkey

— 5 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goreme: Gomeda Vadisi (in Mustafapasa), Mazi Yeralti Sehri (in Urgup) and Derinkuyu (Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri & Kaymakli Underground City). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, explore the striking landscape at Zemi Valley, head outdoors with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey, and explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goreme route website.

Cairo, Egypt to Goreme is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, Goreme is little chillier than Cairo - with highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 8 nights

Queen of Cities

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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 22:

Djerba Island, Tunisia

— 1 night
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
On the 23rd (Tue), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, then ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, and finally stroll through Cave of Ali Berbere.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Djerba Island trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Djerba Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Djerba Island, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in June: high temperatures in Djerba Island hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:

Fes, Morocco

— 2 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, then explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine.

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

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Fes takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Djerba Island to Fes. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Djerba Island in June since evenings lows in Fes dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 5 nights

Red City

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: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 4 nights

Green City in the Sun

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, take a peaceful walk through Kereita Forest, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nairobi journey maker.

Fly from Marrakech to Nairobi in 16 hours. Traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Marrakech, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nairobi, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

Arusha, Tanzania

— 4 nights
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Take a break from Arusha with a short trip to Mt Meru in Arusha National Park, about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Serengeti Heritage, take a memorable tour with Tours, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arusha road trip tool.

You can fly from Nairobi to Arusha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Arusha can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

Moshi, Tanzania

— 2 nights
Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moshi trip builder tool.

You can take a shuttle from Arusha to Moshi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is known for wildlife and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mara Triangle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olypunyata Swamp, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Moshi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You will leave for Nosy Be on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

Nosy Be, Madagascar

— 2 nights

Perfume Island

The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, and finally step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nosy Be trip maker site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nosy Be in 14.5 hours. July in Nosy Be sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 4 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, head outdoors with Abseil Africa, and take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Nosy Be to Cape Town takes 21 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nosy Be to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Nosy Be in July, with highs in Cape Town at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 4 nights

City of Light

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, explore and take pictures at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg travel app.

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

Boracay, Philippines

— 5 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Boracay is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, step off the mainland to explore Crocodile Island, and kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach).

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip planning app.

Getting from Johannesburg to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 23 hours. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Boracay due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: highs in Boracay hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 5 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Dubai is known for shopping, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jumeirah Mosque, and get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dubai planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Dubai in 15 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Boracay to Dubai. Traveling from Boracay in July, you will find days in Dubai are warmer (49°C), and nights are a bit warmer (39°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 3 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Abu Dhabi is known for historic sites, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Abu Dhabi, and go for a walk through The Corniche.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 50°C, and evening lows to 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Turkey travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Tunisia travel guide

3.8
Landmarks · Historic Sites · Specialty Museums
Tunisia benefits from its thin, slivery form, with a range of landscapes and climates causing diverse cultures, traditions, and lifestyles to develop over time. The lesser-visited south of the country possesses some major archaeological sites, impressive dunes, and caravans of nomadic peoples crossing the sands. The north contains many of the main cities in the country, located along the historic Mediterranean coast. Carthaginian and Roman ruins are found in and just outside the contemporary urban areas, which themselves blend African, Ottoman, and European influences. Many come for a beach holiday in Tunisia, but those who don't stop there are richly rewarded.

Morocco travel guide

4.2
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.

Tanzania travel guide

4.1
Geologic Formations · Beaches · Safaris
Though the size and scale of Tanzania may be overwhelming, the people make it a personable and easy-going place to visit. The bigger cities not only offer good connections to the main natural attractions, but also feature bustling markets where locals sell fresh produce, snacks, and crafts. Smaller villages retain their long-held customs, beliefs, and artistic traditions. With the continent's highest peak, and some of the most animal-rich safaris available, Tanzania holidays tend to dart between the big and bold, and the personal and low-key.

Madagascar travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Island
Madagascar deserves its reputation as a nature lover's paradise--around 5 percent of the world's plant and animal species are endemic to this island. Lemurs and rainforests, karst landscapes and rich red soil steal the headlines and remain among tops reasons to take a trip to Madagascar. The cultural diversity of the population also provides plenty of intrigue and interest, with distinctive ceremonies, unusual sports, and a varied cuisine all highlights of active, enriching Madagascan itineraries.

South Africa travel guide

4.4
Nature & Parks · Wineries & Vineyards · Mountains
Rainbow Nation
The landscapes of South Africa match its people in terms of diversity, richness, and vitality. From desert lands and coastlines, to the famous nature reserves sheltering the "Big Five" game animals, the country has natural charm in spades. The main cities provide a wealth of bars, clubs, shopping districts, and entertainment options to please the most demanding visitors, while traditional life can still be admired and respected in a collection of villages with beehive-style huts and an age-old cultural heritage. When in need of a minute to digest all that's happened during your trip to South Africa, sit down to a braai (traditional barbecue), and a bottle of wine made at one of the country's thriving vineyards.

Philippines travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.

United Arab Emirates travel guide

4.3
Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.