19 days in Tunisia, Morocco & Algeria Itinerary

19 days in Tunisia, Morocco & Algeria Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Rabat, Morocco
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Tangier, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Tunis, Tunisia
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
5
Hammamet, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kairouan, Tunisia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Sousse, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Constantine, Algeria
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
10
Oran, Algeria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Tlemcen, Algeria
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Koubba Almoravid, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Marrakech online trip itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Marrakech is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Marrakech. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect nights in Marrakech to be cooler, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 44°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rabat.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle

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Rabat, Morocco

Rabat ©
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
On the 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre and then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias.

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You can fly from Marrakech to Rabat in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in August, plan for colder days in Rabat, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

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Tangier, Morocco

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Hercules Cave, kick back and relax at Ba Kacem Beach, then make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah, and finally make a trip to Moise Nahon Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at American Legation and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tangier day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rabat to Tangier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Rabat in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tangier: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Tours Nature
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Hercules Cave ©
Hercules Cave
Ba Kacem Beach ©
Ba Kacem Beach
Walking tours

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hours
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, then examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, and finally get to know the resident critters at The Zoological Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tunis trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tangier to Tunis takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tangier to Tunis is 1 hour. When traveling from Tangier in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Tunis, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hammamet.

Things to do in Tunis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque
The Zoological Gardens ©
The Zoological Gardens

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Hammamet, Tunisia

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Carthageland, then wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Citrus Golf Course, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, then get engrossed in the history at Musee Dar Khardija, then don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, and finally contemplate the long history of Kasbah of Hammamet.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hammamet trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Tunis to Hammamet in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Hammamet sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in Hammamet

Outdoors Neighborhoods Beaches
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Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Citrus Golf Course ©
Citrus Golf Course
Carthageland ©
Carthageland

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night
Kairouan, Tunisia

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), make a trip to Governor's House, admire the masterpieces at Dar Hassine Allani, then admire the landmark architecture of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally don't miss a visit to Medina of Kairouan.

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

Traveling by car from Hammamet to Kairouan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Kairouan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) ©
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

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Sousse, Tunisia

Sousse ©
Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Sousse Ribat RIBAT, then make a splash at Aqua Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir, steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, have some family-friendly fun at Karting Monastir, then browse the different shops at Ahla Shopping Center, and finally explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sousse road trip site.

Getting from Kairouan to Sousse by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Sousse can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Monastir, Aqua Palace, Amphitheatre of El Jem
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Aqua Palace ©
Aqua Palace
Karting Monastir ©
Karting Monastir

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Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, make a trip to Djerbahood, then ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, and finally meet the residents at Djerba Explore Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Plage Omarit, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sangho Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Ali Berbere, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island trip planning website.

Do a combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. August in Djerba Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zarzis
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere

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Constantine, Algeria

Constantine ©
Not to be confused with Constantinople, the historical city from 330 to 1453 in Thrace, now Istanbul, Turkey.Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, and then snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Constantine trip planner.

Getting from Djerba Island to Constantine by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and car. Traveling from Djerba Island in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Constantine, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

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Oran, Algeria

Oran ©
A cultural hub of Algeria, the coastal city of Oran boasts a long and varied history, from its founding by Moorish merchants in the 10th century, through centuries of Spanish, Ottoman, and French rule, and Algeria's bloody war for independence.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Madagh 1.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oran online journey planner.

You can fly from Constantine to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Constantine in August since evenings lows in Oran dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz

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Tlemcen, Algeria

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, then contemplate the long history of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, then make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tlemcen online travel route planner.

You can drive from Oran to Tlemcen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Tlemcen are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Historic Sites Outdoors
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Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

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