24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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24 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Cagliari, Italy
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
4
Hazyview, South Africa
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
6
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Drive:  12 h
8
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Cagliari, Italy

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: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna.

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Cagliari, Italy to Marrakech is an approximately 10- hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cagliari in April: highs in Marrakech hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

2
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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 15th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Siduli Hide.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Victoria Falls online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Victoria Falls takes 20.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

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, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Cape Town road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Victoria Falls in April, with highs in Cape Town at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hazyview.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

2
nights
Hazyview, South Africa

A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Perry's Bridge Reptile Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Elephant Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Katundo Leather Shop and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hazyview driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Hazyview in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. April in Hazyview sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a bus to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Hazyview

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

1
night
Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
On the 22nd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hoedspruit road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hazyview to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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 23rd (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Idube Game Reserve, make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, and hike along Lonely Bull Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get your game on at Blue Ocean VR and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, then steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg travel itinerary 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. In April in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bedfordview
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©

2
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 28th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 30th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and car from Johannesburg to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Johannesburg to Maasai Mara National Reserve, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

1
night
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip builder site.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

2
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then don't miss a visit to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairo route planner.

You can fly from Nairobi to Cairo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in May; daily highs in Cairo reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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