57 days in Burundi, Algeria & Morocco Itinerary

57 days in Burundi, Algeria & Morocco Itinerary

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57 days in Burundi, Algeria & Morocco Itinerary

Start: Gothenburg, Sweden
Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Rutana Province, Burundi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bujumbura, Burundi
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
3
Algiers, Algeria
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Constantine, Algeria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Oran, Algeria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Tlemcen, Algeria
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h
7
Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Tangier, Morocco
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Casablanca, Morocco
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Marrakech, Morocco
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Essaouira, Morocco
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Agadir, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Gothenburg, Sweden

1
day
Rutana Province, Burundi

Rutana Province
On the 2nd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Karera Waterfalls.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rutana Province trip site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rutana Province is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Rutana Province, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bujumbura.

Things to do in Rutana Province

Parks Nature
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2
nights
Bujumbura, Burundi

Bujumbura ©
Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Rusizi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reptile Park (Parc des Reptiles), get curious at Geological Museum of Burundi, and then appreciate the history behind Monument de l'Unite.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bujumbura trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Rutana Province to Bujumbura takes 3.5 hours. August in Bujumbura sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Bujumbura

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rusizi National Park ©
Rusizi National Park
Monument de l'Unite ©
Monument de l'Unite

5
nights
Algiers, Algeria

Algiers ©
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee National du Bardo and Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts. Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique and Ketchaoua Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Algiers to go to Cherchell and see Musee Public National de Cherchell, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites, learn about all things military at Musem de l'Armee, see a world frozen in time at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Algiers online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Bujumbura to Algiers takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time (CAT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bujumbura in August, you will find days in Algiers are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Musee Public National de Cherchell
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Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

3
nights
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Emir Abdelkader Mosquee and Palais d'Ahmed Bey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tiddis Roman Ruins and Guelma Roman Theatre. When in Constantine, make a side trip to see Hammam Debagh Hot Springs in Guelma, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Musee National Cirta, appreciate the history behind Monument Aux Morts, take in the views from Pont des Chutes, and take a stroll through La Medina.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Constantine day trip tool .

You can fly from Algiers to Constantine in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Algiers in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Constantine, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Oran.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Guelma
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
Musee National Cirta ©
Musee National Cirta

3
nights
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.
Fort Santa Cruz and La Grande Synagogue d'Oran will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee Ahmed Zabana and Pacha Mosque. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Madagh 1, trek along Foret de Canastel, pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Petit Lac Mosque.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oran vacation planner .

Fly from Constantine to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Constantine in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Oran: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Plage Les Andalouses
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Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Pacha Mosque ©
Pacha Mosque

1
night
Tlemcen, Algeria

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque or Tlemcen, then don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar, then admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and finally steep yourself in history at El Mansourah.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Tlemcen journey maker website .

You can drive from Oran to Tlemcen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Oran to Tlemcen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oran in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Tlemcen, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Mansourah
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Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene
Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque
El Mansourah
El Mansourah

5
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Let the collections at Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts and Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat and Bou Inania Medersa. Change things up with these side-trips from Fes: Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss) and Dar Jamai Museum (in Meknes). Spend the 20th (Tue) soaking in style at Turkish baths. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Morocco Easy Tours, have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, explore the galleries of Art Argile, and see the interesting displays at Musee des armes.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes route builder tool .

Getting from Tlemcen to Fes by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Fes, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Fes

Museums Baths Spas

Side Trips

Meknes, Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate, Haroune Aqueduct
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Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Morocco Easy Tours ©
Morocco Easy Tours

6
nights
Tangier, Morocco

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Get some historical perspective at Lixus and Cromlech de Mzoura. American Legation and Bleu de Fes will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tangier: Asilah (Asilah Medina & Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam) and Tetouan (The Ethnographic Museum & Medina of Tetouan). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Moroccan Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Tangier Casbah.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tangier road trip planning site .

You can drive from Fes to Tangier in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fes in August: highs in Tangier hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Asilah, Tetouan, Cromlech de Mzoura, Lixus
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Parc Perdicaris ©
Parc Perdicaris
Lixus ©
Lixus
Cromlech de Mzoura ©
Cromlech de Mzoura

6
nights
Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca ©
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Hassan II Mosque and Dar Al Ala are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Jardin Zoologique de Rabat and La Villa des Arts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Casablanca: Rabat (Chellah, The Currency Museum of the Bank Al-Maghrib, & more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Parc de L'Hermitage, examine the collection at Museum of Moroccan Judaism, explore the world behind art at Villa des Arts de Casablanca, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Casablanca trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Tangier to Casablanca by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Tangier, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Casablanca, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Rabat
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Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

9
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 Museum and Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bahia Palace and Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech holiday planner.

Drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Casablanca in September, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

6
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Let the collections at Galerie la Kasbah and Galerie l'Arbre bleu capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medina of Essaouira and Synagogue Slat Lkahal. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Essaouira tour planner .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Marrakech in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Le Val d'Argan, Kaouki Surf School
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Walking tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Simon Attias Synagogue ©
Simon Attias Synagogue

6
nights
Agadir, Morocco

Agadir ©
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Calligraphie Tifinagh Poet Amazigh and Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir. Appreciate the collections at Memoire d'Agadir and Artisana Berbere Ville Taroudant. Venture out of the city with trips to Taroudant (Bijouterie Essada Silversmith & Tanneries). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, take in the waterfront activity at Marina D'agadir, hunt for treasures at Souk El Had d'Agadir, and steep yourself in history at Agadir Kasbah.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Agadir itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Essaouira to Agadir in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Taroudant
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Vallee des Oiseaux ©
Vallee des Oiseaux
Crocoparc ©
Crocoparc
Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir ©

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