20 days in Africa Itinerary

20 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  8 h
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
6
Giza, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

4
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, contemplate the long history of Medersa Ben Youssef, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and make a trip to Jemaa el-Fna.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech holiday site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Marrakech is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Marrakech is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in May: highs in Marrakech hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

4
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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, stroll through Clifton Beaches, visit Abseil Africa, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Cape Town takes 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in May, things will get a bit cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 24°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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.
Kruger National Park is known for wildlife, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Cape Town in May, expect nights in Kruger National Park to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail ©
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail

2
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get your game on at Blue Ocean VR. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, then steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kruger National Park in June, with highs in Johannesburg at 22°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Tours Museums

Side Trip

Bedfordview
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Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Siduli Hide, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, then explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip builder tool.

Getting from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in June, with highs in Victoria Falls at 29°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee de la Barque Solaire and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Giza road trip planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Giza in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in June: highs in Giza hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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