17 days in Africa Itinerary

17 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + Drive:  21 h 45 min
1
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip itinerary planning website.

London, UK to Kruger National Park is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kruger National Park. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from London in July since evenings lows in Kruger National Park dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Hoek Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town day trip planning site.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
On the 9th (Thu), snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, then explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery. On your second day here, stroll through Siduli Hide, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and then get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Victoria Falls vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in July: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
On the 11th (Sat), stop by Penny Winter Boutique and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and then see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Victoria Falls to Nairobi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Victoria Falls in July since evenings lows in Nairobi dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

3
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Marrakech takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in July, expect nights in Marrakech to be somewhat warmer, around 23°C, while days are much hotter, around 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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