60 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

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60 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Nouakchott, Mauritania
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h
4
Bamako, Mali
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Monrovia, Liberia
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
6
Lagos, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
7
Agadez, Niger
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  26​h
8
Jerusalem, Israel
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 45​min
9
Amman, Jordan
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
11
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Muscat, Oman
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
13
Karachi, Pakistan
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
14
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
15
Bagan, Myanmar
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + subway:  14​h 15​min
16
Tehran, Iran
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
17
Isfahan, Iran
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
18
Karbala, Iraq
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
19
Beirut, Lebanon
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland

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Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nejjarine and Medina Children's Library. Do some cultural sightseeing at Medina of Fez and Dar Jamai Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Fes: Bou Inania Medersa (in Meknes), Tazekka National Park (in Taza) and Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate (in Skoura M'Daz). Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, browse for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, and view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fes travel planning app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Fes is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Fes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Fes to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Meknes, Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate, Tazekka National Park
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Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

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nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palacio da Bahia and Koutoubia Mosque. Get some cultural insight at Medina of Marrakesh and Medersa Ben Youssef. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Marrakech are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

1
day
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Nouakchott ©
Nouakchott, which means "place of the winds" in Berber language, serves as the capital and largest city of Mauritania, and one of the largest cities in the Sahara.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Port de Peche, then explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc, then indulge your taste buds at Galerie Zeinart, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Khaimas.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nouakchott trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nouakchott takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marrakech in January, things will get a bit warmer in Nouakchott: highs are around 36°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Bamako.

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping Museums
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Marche aux Khaimas ©
Marche aux Khaimas
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche

1
night
Bamako, Mali

Bamako ©
Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Bamako, examine the collection at Musee National de Bamako, then don't miss a visit to Bamako Grand Mosque, and finally try to win big at Casino De L'amitie.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bamako itinerary maker site .

Getting from Nouakchott to Bamako by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Bamako are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monrovia.

Things to do in Bamako

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
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Casino De L'amitie ©
Casino De L'amitie
Musee National de Bamako ©
Musee National de Bamako
Cathedral of Bamako ©
Cathedral of Bamako

1
night
Monrovia, Liberia

Monrovia ©
The capital of Liberia and its most populous city, Monrovia lies on the Atlantic Coast of Cape Mesurado.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): experience rural life at Wulki farms, examine the collection at Liberian National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Centennial Pavilion.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Monrovia trip planner .

Getting from Bamako to Monrovia by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bamako in January since evenings lows in Monrovia dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Monrovia

Historic Sites Museums
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Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Liberian National Museum ©
Liberian National Museum
Wulki farms ©
Wulki farms

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nights
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 13th (Mon), look for gifts at The Henna Place, have fun and explore at Mindscape Childrens Museum, then stroll through Lekki Conservation Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at LUFASI Nature Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Ovuomaroro Studio and Gallery. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Alexis Galleries, browse the exhibits of Red Door Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral Church of Christ, and finally examine the collection at Kalakuta Republic Museum.

To plan Lagos vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Fly from Monrovia to Lagos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monrovia to Lagos due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Lagos are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Agadez.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

The Henna Place
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Red Door Art Gallery ©
Red Door Art Gallery
The Cathedral Church of Christ ©
The Cathedral Church of Christ
Mindscape Childrens Museum ©
Mindscape Childrens Museum

1
day
Agadez, Niger

Agadez ©
Agadez, formerly spelled Agades, is the largest city in central Niger, with a population of 118,244 (2012 census). On the 15th (Wed), take a stroll through The Old Quarter and then explore the ancient world of Agadez Grande Mosquee.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Agadez holiday planning website .

Getting from Lagos to Agadez by combination of car and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lagos in January, you will find days in Agadez are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Agadez

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Old Quarter ©
The Old Quarter
Agadez Grande Mosquee ©
Agadez Grande Mosquee

6
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
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.
Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and Tel Aviv Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Sataf Nature Trail and Western Wall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Safari Park (in Ramat Gan), Hotem Hacarmel Nature Reserve (in Zichron Yaakov) and Taninim Nature Reserve (in Bet Hananya). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Israel Museum, see the interesting displays at Shrine of the Book, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, and identify plant and animal life at The Betekha, Bethsaida, Majrase and Zaki Nature Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jerusalem road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Agadez to Jerusalem. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Agadez to Jerusalem due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Agadez in January, with highs in Jerusalem at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Amman.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Nahal Hashofet, Hotem Hacarmel Nature Reserve, Masada Fortress, The Church of the Annunciation
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

4
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Automobile Museum and The Jordan Museum. Get some historical perspective at Jerash Ruins and Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad). Change things up with these side-trips from Amman: Madaba (Mount Nebo & Umm ar-Rasas), Azraq (Azraq Wetland Reserve & Quseir Amra) and Ajloun Nature Reserve (in Ajlun). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at The Citadel, contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater, take an in-depth tour of TIRAZ Widad Kawar Home for Arab Dress, and identify plant and animal life at Mujib Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amman online route builder .

Getting from Jerusalem to Amman by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Jerusalem in January, things will get a bit cooler in Amman: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Madaba, Ajlun, Azraq, Mujib Nature Reserve, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

2
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, and then steep yourself in history at Petra. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, admire nature's extreme beauty at Montreal, then take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church.

Plan my trip to Petra - Wadi Musa with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

2
nights
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah ©
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Get some historical perspective at Kaaba and Bilal Masjid. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Station of Ibrahim and Darat Safeya Bizagr. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeddah: Mecca (Jabal al-Nour & Mount Arafat). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Enany Mosque, and explore the stunning scenery at Elephant Rock.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Jeddah online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Petra - Wadi Musa to Jeddah takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Arabia Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Jeddah can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Muscat.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mecca, Elephant Rock
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Kaaba ©
Kaaba
Station of Ibrahim ©
Station of Ibrahim
Mount Arafat ©
Mount Arafat

4
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Muscat, Oman

Muscat ©
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Murtada A.K. Trading. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bait Al Zubair and Al Jalali Fort. Change things up with a short trip to Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve in Seeb (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Wadi Al Arbeieen, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and admire the masterpieces at Ghalya's Museum of Modern Art.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Muscat trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Muscat takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in January; daily highs in Muscat reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Karachi.

Things to do in Muscat

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Al Jalali Fort, Murtada A.K. Trading, Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve
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Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque ©
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Bait Al Zubair ©
Bait Al Zubair

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Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi ©
Sprawling, busy, and central to the nation's economy, Karachi stands as one of the biggest and most populous cities in the world.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Mohatta Palace Museum and State Bank Museum. PAF Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Quaid-e-Azam House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Frere Hall, browse the exhibits of Clifton Art Gallery, and explore the engaging exhibits at TDF MagnifiScience Children's Studio.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Karachi online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Muscat to Karachi takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pakistan Time (PKT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Muscat in February, Karachi is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Karachi

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Mohatta Palace Museum ©
Mohatta Palace Museum
State Bank Museum ©
State Bank Museum
PAF Museum ©
PAF Museum

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
National Museum and Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shwedagon Pagoda and Panthu Mahar. Take a break from Yangon (Rangoon) with a short trip to Shwemawdaw Paya in Bago, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, and pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yangon (Rangoon), use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Karachi to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Karachi to Yangon (Rangoon) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Shwemawdaw Paya
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Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda ©
Botahtaung Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Get some cultural insight at Bagan Temples and Dhammayan Gyi Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ananda Temple and Shwezigon Pagoda. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Shwesandaw Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bagan driving holiday planner .

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bagan by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Dhammayan Gyi Temple ©
Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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nights
Tehran, Iran

Tehran ©
Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Appreciate the collections at Golestan Palace and Vaziri Caved Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sadabaad Palace and Iranian Art Museum Garden. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The National Jewelry Treasury, browse the exhibits of Iranian Artists Forum, contemplate the long history of Negarestan Garden, and engage your brain at Iran Science Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tehran sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway from Bagan to Tehran in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Myanmar Time to Iran Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tehran can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Sadabaad Palace ©
Sadabaad Palace
The National Jewelry Treasury ©
The National Jewelry Treasury

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Isfahan, Iran

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Chehel Sotoun are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Vank Cathedral and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Ghoortan Citadel in Varzaneh (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Isfahan Music Museum, take in the views from SioSe Pol Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Iran art gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Isfahan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Isfahan holiday tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Tehran to Isfahan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tehran in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of -3°C in Isfahan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Karbala.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ghoortan Citadel
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Isfahan Seashell Museum ©
Isfahan Seashell Museum
Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Chehel Sotoun ©
Chehel Sotoun

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night
Karbala, Iraq

Karbala ©
Karbala is a city in central Iraq, located about 100km southwest of Baghdad, and a few miles east of Lake Milh. On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tal Al Zainabeiah site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Hussain's Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Abbas Holy Shrine, and finally explore the world behind art at Memory Islam Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Karbala day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Isfahan to Karbala with the Route module. Traveling from Isfahan in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Karbala: highs are around 23°C and lows about 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Beirut.

Things to do in Karbala

Historic Sites Museums
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Imam Hussain's Shrine ©
Imam Hussain's Shrine
Tal Al Zainabeiah site ©
Tal Al Zainabeiah site
Al Abbas Holy Shrine ©
Al Abbas Holy Shrine

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mim Museum - Mineral Museum and Atelier Assaf. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temples of Baalbek and Saint Charbel Tomb. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Byblos (Memoire Du Temps, MACAM - Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, & more), Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve (in Keserwan District) and Barouk (Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve & Shouf Biosphere Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Banque Du Liban Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut.

Plan a Beirut trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Karbala to Beirut with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Karbala in February, Beirut is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beirut

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Barouk, Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve, Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum ©
Mim Museum - Mineral Museum
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb

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