44 days in Africa Itinerary

44 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Innsbruck, Austria
Train + Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
3
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  7 h 45 min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
5
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 30 min
6
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
9
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
End: Innsbruck, Austria

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, and shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip maker app.

Innsbruck, Austria to Cairo is an approximately 9- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Innsbruck to Cairo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Innsbruck in April: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

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

5
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
When in Luxor, make a side trip to see Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera, approximately Dendera away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip planner.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, kick back and relax at Anse Volbert, and take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Praslin Island day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Praslin Island takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Seychelles Time (SCT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Luxor in April, expect nights in Praslin Island to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Praslin Island

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

4
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, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and try your luck at Montecasino.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Praslin Island to Johannesburg in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Praslin Island in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Johannesburg: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Randburg Raceway Indoor Karting, Montecasino
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

5
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 1st (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, trek along Bushmans Trail, stroll through Lonely Bull Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

5
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

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.
Kids will enjoy Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and Kinyonga Reptile Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & Zipline) and Phalaborwa (Safaris & Qualito Craft Distillery). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation, view the masterpieces at iNyoka Art Gallery, explore the galleries of Kingfisher Gallery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hazyview, Phalaborwa
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Safaris
Kinyonga Reptile Center ©
Kinyonga Reptile Center
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Cape Point and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hoedspruit in May, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

4
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, stroll through Siduli Hide, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip planning tool.

Getting from Cape Town to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in May, plan for a bit 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 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©

5
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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

Discover how to plan a Marrakech trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Marrakech in 20 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Victoria Falls in May, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

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