North Africa

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It’s all about timing. To avoid crowds and inflated prices, we recommend the period between high and low seasons when the weather is fine, places are still open and happy to welcome travelers, and you can explore a destination at your own pace. ShermansTravel experts call this magical time and space continuum the Sweet Spot.

When to go to North Africa

Peak Season

In general, fall (September-November) and spring (February-April) are dry and warm, making them popular times for desert safaris and for tours in Egypt. The summer (June-August) is high season in Tunisia and coastal Morocco, when tourists take over the beaches.


In the desert regions, summer (June-August) is unbearably hot. Many tour companies don’t operate at this time. Winter (December-January) is low season in North Africa’s coastal resorts, when the weather is rainy and chilly.

Sweet Spot

Spring (March-May) is the best time to visit Morocco and Tunisia, with cheaper rates, lower temps, and fewer crowds. Spring and fall (March-May; September-October) are good times to visit Egypt, with cooler temps in Cairo yet warm enough weather on the Red Sea coast.

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