19 days in Africa Itinerary

19 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa holiday planner

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Fly
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Fly to Entebbe, Shuttle to Jinja
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Jinja, Uganda
— 2 nights
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Drive to Entebbe International Airport, Fly to Ibn Batouta Airport, Drive to Chefchaouen
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 day
Drive
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Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly to Zagora, Taxi to M'Hamid
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M'Hamid, Morocco
— 1 night
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Taxi to Zagora, Fly to Casablanca, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Train to Casablanca, Fly to Luxor
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Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 1 night
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then head off the coast to Curieuse Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Matthew Apostle Church, and then kick back and relax at Anse Georgette.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Praslin Island day trip planning site.

Chennai, India to Praslin Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chennai in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Praslin Island: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jinja.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

Jinja, Uganda

— 2 nights

Adventure Capital of East Africa

Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
Jinja is known for adventure, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take an in-depth tour of Source of the Nile Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile, and contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument.

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You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Praslin Island to Jinja in 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time (SCT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Praslin Island in April; daily highs in Jinja reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Jinja

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 1 day
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jinja to Chefchaouen. Traveling from Jinja to Chefchaouen, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
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Fes, Morocco

— 2 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then don't miss a visit to Moulay Abdellah Quarter, then have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Bab Bou Jeloud and then take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fes trip maker.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Fes sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Classes · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

M'Hamid, Morocco

— 1 night
Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the M'Hamid trip planner.

Getting from Fes to M'Hamid by combination of flight and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

Essaouira, Morocco

— 2 nights

Wind City of Africa

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.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, make a trip to Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then browse the exhibits of Galerie D'ART Damgaard, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Essaouira vacation planner.

Getting from M'Hamid to Essaouira by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 nights

Red City

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.
On the 24th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech travel route planner.

Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:

Luxor, Egypt

— 2 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and finally explore the ancient world of Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Bait El Ainy, delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple, then explore the ancient world of Avenue of Sphinxes, then get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Marrakech to Luxor in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Luxor. Traveling from Marrakech in April, things will get a bit warmer in Luxor: highs are around 41°C and lows about 21°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.