19 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

19 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Paphos, Cyprus
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Skrip, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

2
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo trip maker app .

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airport is Cairo International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Cairo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
Explore Paphos' surroundings by going to Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos (in Pedoulas) and Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, explore the historical opulence of Paphos Harbour Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, and explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Paphos trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Paphos in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in April: high temperatures in Paphos hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, Aphrodite's Rock, Akamas Peninsula National Park, Coral Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park ©
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

2
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Saint Sofia Monument, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sofia trip planner .

Fly from Paphos to Sofia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. In April, Sofia is a bit cooler than Paphos - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Walking tours
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, take a leisurely stroll along Dubrovnik West Harbour, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Sofia to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Dubrovnik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato) and Vela Luka Marina (in Vela Luka). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Freestyle, walk around Kocje, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, and head off the coast to Otok Osjak.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Skrip.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vela Luka, Freestyle, Ethno Museum Barilo, Kocje
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Vela Luka Marina ©
Vela Luka Marina
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Badija ©
Badija

1
night
Skrip, Croatia

Skrip ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Jaksic Galerija, do a tasting at Senjkovic Winery, then examine the collection at The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip, and finally examine the collection at Museum uja.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Skrip travel route planning app .

Getting from Korcula Town to Skrip by car takes about 6 hours. In April in Skrip, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Skrip

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Jaksic Gallery, Senjkovic Winery
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Jaksic Gallery ©
Jaksic Gallery
Museum uja ©
Museum uja
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip ©
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Etnoland (in Pakovo Selo), Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) (in Zadar) and St. Michael's Fortress (in Sibenik). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Palazzo di Diocleziano, walk around Marjan Park, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and don't miss a visit to Gaspina mlinica.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Split online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Skrip to Split takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Split can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gaspina mlinica, Zoo Station Bol, Church Of St. Roch, Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), St. Michael's Fortress
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Etnoland ©
Etnoland
Zoo Station Bol ©
Zoo Station Bol

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