32 days in Africa Itinerary

32 days in Africa Itinerary

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 day
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive to Kisumu, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
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Praslin Island, Seychelles — 2 nights

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 more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island holiday planner.

Chennai, India to Praslin Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. 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 catch the flight to Johannesburg.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Johannesburg, South Africa — 2 nights

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, sightseeing, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Montecasino, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Johannesburg takes 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Johannesburg is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Praslin Island in May, plan for little chillier days in Johannesburg, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Kruger National Park.
Fun & Games · Casinos · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:

Kruger National Park, South Africa — 4 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.
Step out of Kruger National Park with an excursion to iNyoka Art Gallery in Hoedspruit--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 7th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushmans Trail, and contemplate the long history of Masorini Archaeological Site.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kruger National Park, with lows of 15°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Cape Town.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 6 — 10:

Cape Town, South Africa — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and take a stroll through Bo-kaap.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip planner.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Victoria Falls.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and stroll through Siduli Hide.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania — 1 day

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 15 hours. Alternatively, you can 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.
Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — 1 night

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.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marrakech.
Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours
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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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your trip 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 get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of car and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Marrakech in 26.5 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 fly to Cairo.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Cairo, Egypt — 3 nights

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) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Spend the 28th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: stop by Islamic Cairo, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Cairo is 2 hours. 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 catch the flight to Luxor.
Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

Luxor, Egypt — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in May: highs in Luxor hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 31: