60 days in Europe, Asia & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 day
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Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
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Himare, Albania
— 2 nights
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Kavos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Nidri, Greece
— 3 nights
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Tsilivi, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Elafonissi, Greece
— 2 nights
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Paros, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
12
Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
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Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
14
Antalya, Turkey
— 3 nights
15
Neo Chorion, Cyprus
— 1 night
16
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 2 nights
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 2 nights
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 3 nights
19
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
— 2 nights
20
Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
21
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
22
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 4 nights
23
Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
24
Madaba, Jordan
— 1 night
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Beirut, Lebanon
— 2 nights

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Podgorica, Montenegro

One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): snap pictures at Virpazar Stone Bridge, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Podgorica travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Podgorica Airport and Tivat Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Podgorica

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Virpazar
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Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Virpazar Stone Bridge
Virpazar Stone Bridge

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Skanderbeg Statue, get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, then don't miss a visit to Clock Tower, then brush up on your military savvy at BunkArt 2, and finally make a trip to Skanderbeg Square. On your second day here, stroll around Grand Park (Parku i Madh), learn about all things military at Bunk'Art 1, admire the landmark architecture of Enver Hoxha Pyramid, then admire the landmark architecture of Reja "The Cloud", and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Et`hem Bey Mosque.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tirana online travel route planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Tirana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tirana are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Himare.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Durres Amphitheatre
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Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square
Grand Park (Parku i Madh) ©
Grand Park (Parku i Madh)

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Himare, Albania

Himare ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Gjipe Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhermi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Livadhi Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello.

Planning Himare trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tirana to Himare in 4 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tirana to Himare is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Himare can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kavos.

Things to do in Himare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Dhermi Beach
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Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach
Livadhi Beach ©
Livadhi Beach
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello

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Kavos, Greece

Kavos ©
Kavos is a seaside village on the island of Corfu in Greece, in the municipal district and the municipality of Lefkimmi. Venture out of the city with trips to Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika), Corfu Town (Schulenburg Statue, Old Fortress Corfu, &more) and Halikounas Beach (in Chalikounas). And it doesn't end there: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Barbati Beach, stroll through Paralia Glifadas, and browse the exhibits of Achilleion Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kavos trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Himare to Kavos. In June in Kavos, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Nidri.

Things to do in Kavos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Paralia Glifadas, Barbati Beach, Achilleion Museum
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Speed Boats Tours

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Nidri, Greece

A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
On the 20th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo Ruins, kick back and relax at Porto Katsiki, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Egremni Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum Karia. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Frangoulis Distillery, kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, then learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nydri Waterfalls, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nidri road trip site.

Getting from Kavos to Nidri by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Folklore Museum Karia, Kathisma Beach, Temple of Apollo Ruins, Frangoulis Distillery
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Nydri Waterfalls ©
Nydri Waterfalls
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach

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Tsilivi, Greece

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a splash at Tsilivi Waterpark, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then stop by Medusa Boutique. Keep things going the next day: putt your heart out at Fantasy Mini Golf, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tsilivi Beach, and then stroll through Laganas Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi tour site.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Nidri to Tsilivi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Tsilivi are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Laganas Beach
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:
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Speed Boats Tours
Tsilivi Waterpark ©
Tsilivi Waterpark
Medusa Boutique ©
Medusa Boutique

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 25th (Thu), stop by Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens road trip planner.

Fly from Tsilivi to Athens in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tsilivi in June since evenings lows in Athens dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stop by Nerium Oleander, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Heraklion vacation maker website.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in June, expect nights in Heraklion to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are slightly colder, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Historical Museum of Crete ©
Historical Museum of Crete

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Elafonissi, Greece

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
On the 29th (Mon), make a trip to Chryssoskalitissa Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach, and then head outdoors with Deliana Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Elafonisi Viewpoint and then kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Elafonissi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Heraklion to Elafonissi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Deliana Gorge, Chryssoskalitissa Monastery
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach
Chryssoskalitissa Monastery ©
Chryssoskalitissa Monastery

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Paros, Greece

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum Parou, then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and finally step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., then stop by Atelier Noe Ceramics, then steep yourself in history at Lefkes, and finally kick back and relax at Kolymbithres Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paros route planner.

Getting from Elafonissi to Paros by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stop by Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then make a trip to Rarity Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

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Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, then explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, and finally kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse, and then explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lindos: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Epta Piges (in Kolimbia). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos, look for gifts at Kori Lindos, kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Michael the Archangel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lindos trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Akrotiri to Lindos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of Michael the Archangel, Ancient Kamiros, Agathi Beach, Epta Piges, Tsambika Beach
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

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Antalya, Turkey

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Ters Ev, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, then take a stroll through Kaleici, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater, then admire the striking features of Temple of Apollo, and then admire the local landmark of Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum).

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Antalya travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Lindos to Antalya takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Lindos to Antalya, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lindos, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Antalya, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Neo Chorion.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Manavgat
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Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls
Kaleici ©
Kaleici

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Neo Chorion, Cyprus

Neo Chorion ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stop by That Nice Shop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akamas Peninsula National Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Vouni Panayia Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Latchi Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Neo Chorion travel route planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Antalya to Neo Chorion. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Antalya to Neo Chorion due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Antalya in July, expect nights in Neo Chorion to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Neo Chorion

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Pano Panayia, Blue Lagoon, Latchi Beach, That Nice Shop
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Akamas Peninsula National Park ©
Akamas Peninsula National Park
Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery ©
Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

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Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, then stroll through Konnos Bay, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, cool off at WaterWorld Themed Waterpark - Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ayia Napa trip planning app.

You can drive from Neo Chorion to Ayia Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ayia Napa are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Konnos Bay ©
Konnos Bay

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Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Tayelet, wander the streets of Jaffa Old City, then wander the streets of Neve Tzedek, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, and then take a leisurely stroll along Old Tel Aviv Port Area.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tel Aviv trip builder.

You can fly from Ayia Napa to Tel Aviv in 4 hours. Traveling from Ayia Napa in July, expect nights in Tel Aviv to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are slightly colder, around 86°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Food Tours
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City

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Jerusalem, Israel

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, then explore the world behind art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, then admire the striking features of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, and finally steep yourself in history at Old City of Jerusalem. On the next day, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Garden Tomb, delve into the distant past at Western Wall, then admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane, and finally contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Bethlehem.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Food Tours
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories

Bethlehem ©
For many, Bethlehem needs no introduction.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Palestinian Heritage Center, make a trip to Sanctuary Bethlehem, then contemplate the long history of The Church of St. Catherine, then steep yourself in history at Church of the Nativity, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory. On your second day here, make a trip to Milk Grotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cave of St. Jerome, then steep yourself in history at Qumran Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mar Saba Monastery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bethlehem visit planning website.

Traveling by bus from Jerusalem to Bethlehem takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Bethlehem

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Qumran Caves
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Church of the Nativity ©
Church of the Nativity
Palestinian Heritage Center ©
Palestinian Heritage Center
Mar Saba Monastery ©
Mar Saba Monastery

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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 25th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Sondos Papyrus, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bethlehem to Cairo takes 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luxor holiday planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in July, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (106°F), and nights are about the same (79°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Change things up with these side-trips from Wadi Rum: Petra - Wadi Musa (Petra, The Great Temple, &more) and Aqaba (Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery & Scuba & Snorkeling). It doesn't end there: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wadi Rum travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Luxor to Wadi Rum with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Petra - Wadi Musa, Aqaba
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Petra ©
Petra
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Citadel and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and then contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amman trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Wadi Rum to Amman in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. August in Amman sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Madaba.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
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Roman Amphitheater

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Madaba, Jordan

Madaba ©
A trip to Madaba will delight most history enthusiasts: the small, friendly town boasts a plethora of exquisite Byzantine mosaics, decorating its buildings and archaeological sites.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, and then pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madaba online trip planner.

You can drive from Amman to Madaba in an hour. Traveling from Amman in August, Madaba is little chillier at night with lows of 61°F. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Beirut.

Things to do in Madaba

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
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Madaba Mosaic Map
St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church ©

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Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut ©
Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): deepen your understanding at American University of Beirut, make a trip to Corniche Beirut, then explore the striking landscape at Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, then make a trip to Zaitunay Bay, and finally wander the streets of Beirut Souks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut, and then examine the collection at Banque Du Liban Museum.

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Traveling by car from Madaba to Beirut takes 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Beirut when traveling from Madaba in August, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
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National Museum of Beirut
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American University of Beirut