15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights


Marrakech, Morocco — 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Jardin Majorelle and Palacio da Bahia will thrill your kids. Spend the 28th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

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Rabat to Marrakech is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rabat, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Nelspruit.
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Nelspruit, South Africa — 2 nights

Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden and then hike along Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Marrakech to Nelspruit with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Nelspruit. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Marrakech in August; daily highs in Nelspruit reach 27°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Kruger National Park.
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Kruger National Park, South Africa — 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Kruger National Park with a short trip to Kumbaya Home Decor in Hoedspruit, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 3rd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail and trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

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You can fly from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa — 6 nights

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cape Point and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and visit Bo-kaap.

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Getting from Kruger National Park to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kruger National Park in September; daily highs in Cape Town reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
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