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. There's lots more to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lonely Bull Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary builder site.

London, UK to Kruger National Park is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kruger National Park is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler 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: stroll through Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and identify plant and animal life at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Cape Town visit planning website.

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. When traveling from Kruger National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cape Town, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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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, take in the dramatic scenery at 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 the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Siduli Hide.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 4 hours. Other options are to 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 next day, see Off-Road Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and then see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Victoria Falls to Nairobi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Nairobi is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Victoria Falls in July since evenings lows in Nairobi dip to 16°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech holiday planning tool.

Fly from Nairobi to Marrakech in 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 when traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in July, you will find days in Marrakech are much warmer (44°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

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