32 days in Africa Itinerary

32 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  7 h 45 min
2
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 day
Drive:  8 h 45 min
7
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27 h
8
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
9
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Chennai, India

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island holiday planner.

Chennai, India to Praslin Island is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Praslin Island. Traveling from Chennai in May, you will find days in Praslin Island are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

2
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, explore and take pictures at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Praslin Island to Johannesburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Praslin Island to Johannesburg, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Praslin Island, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Montecasino
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

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.
Step out of Kruger National Park with an excursion to iNyoka Art Gallery in Hoedspruit--about 2h 30 min away. Spend the 7th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Bushmans Trail, and steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, Kruger National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

iNyoka Art Gallery
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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, examine the collection at District Six Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, and look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online holiday planner.

You can 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 May, plan for a bit cooler days in Cape Town, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to 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
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Victoria Falls, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park
Zipline
Cultural Vibes Music Shop ©
Cultural Vibes Music Shop

1
day
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

Make your Ngorongoro Conservation Area itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mara Triangle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve holiday maker website.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

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, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of car and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Marrakech in 23.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Marrakech. May in Marrakech sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 28th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and wander the streets of Islamic Cairo.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip app.

You can fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Cairo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

3
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip site.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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