North Africa Discovery Itinerary

Visit North Africa and travel to Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Travelling from Cairo to Casablanca, experience North Africa's greatest destinations.

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Spice market in Cairo

Colourful Moroccan, Casablanca

Algerian cuisine

Hoggar Mountains

Sahara desert

Moroccan green tea


Spice market

Day 1 Cairo

Travel to Egypt and visit Cairo. Admire the Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza.
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Day 2 Alexandria

Explore the catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa and the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
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Day 3 Marsa Matruh

Make tracks for the Mediterranean resort town of Marsa Matruh.
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Days 4-5 Apollonia

Cross the border into Libya and explore the moving Knightsbridge War Cemetery.
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Day 6 Benghazi

Shop in Benghazi's Souq al-Jreed.
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Days 7-8 Tripoli

Stroll through the Old City and bustling medina of Tripoli.
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Day 9 Gharyan

Visit unique cave dwellings.
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Days 10-11 Ghadames

Explore a Berber grain castle. Enjoy a traditional lunch in an oasis city.
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Day 12 Sabratha

Drive through the desert and mountain ranges to reach the ancient city of Sabratha.
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Days 13-14 Jerba

Cross into Tunisia and visit synagogues in agricultural Jerba.
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Day 15 Desert Safari

Travel across towering dunes to feast with Berber locals.
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Days 16-17 Mahdia

Visit the set of Star Wars and scale a Roman colosseum.
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Day 18 Kairouan

Admire mosques and merchant houses in the holy city of Kairouan.
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Days 19-21 Tunis

Wander glamorous Tunis.
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Day 22 Ain Draham

Unwind in this hilltop spa village.
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Day 23 Le Kef

Discover Le Kef, a hidden Tunisian treasure.
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Days 24-25 Tozeur

Cycle around a palm tree plantation.
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Day 26 El-Oued

Inspect this oasis town's famous carpets.
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Days 27-28 Ghardaia

Shop in Ghardaia's colourful souq.
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Day 29 Djanet

Relax in the desert oasis of Djanet.
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Day 30 Tadent

Get a taste of Tuareg village life.
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Day 31 Tin Agoula

In seemingly barren terrain, try to spot camels and rare leopards.
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Day 32 Youfihakit

Camp amid ancient rock engravings and surreal mushroom-shaped boulders in Youfihakit.
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Day 33 Tamekrest

Sleep by a waterfall cascading over pink and purple granite.
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Day 34 Hoggar Mountains

See where a French priest built his chapel in a forbidding volcanic landscape.
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Day 35 Tamanrasset

This red mud-brick city hums with Tuareg herders.
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Days 36-37 Algiers

Explore Turkish palaces, medieval courtyards, lush gardens and winding alleys in Algiers.
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Days 38-39 Casablanca

Celebrate the end of the North African Discovery in cosmopolitan Casablanca.