33 days in Africa Itinerary

33 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
4
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
— 2 nights
5
Arusha, Tanzania
— 2 nights
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
7
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
8
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
9
Port Sudan, Sudan
— 1 night
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights

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, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Marrakech trip builder app.

London, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from London in June, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and visit Abseil Africa.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Cape Town takes 22 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cape Town. When traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

4
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Blue Ocean VR, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and ride a horse along SA Trails.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip planning site.

Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Johannesburg. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Bedfordview, SA Trails
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

2
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Johannesburg to Bazaruto Archipelago. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in June; daily highs in Bazaruto Archipelago reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Beaches Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

2
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at House of Gems and then head outdoors with Kili Dreamers.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Arusha trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bazaruto Archipelago to Arusha. Traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago to Arusha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Arusha, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
House of Gems ©
House of Gems
Kili Dreamers ©
Kili Dreamers

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stroll through Musiara Swamp and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Eluai Plain and then stroll through Olypunyata Swamp.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp
Olypunyata Swamp ©
Olypunyata Swamp

3
nights
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, and join the crowd at GP Karting.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nairobi online vacation builder.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Sudan.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

1
night
Port Sudan, Sudan

Port Sudan ©
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. On the 29th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Temple of Sedeinga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sesibi Temple, and then explore the striking landscape of Sanganeb National Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Sudan trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Nairobi to Port Sudan in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Port Sudan is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park
Sesibi Temple ©
Sesibi Temple

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairo trip planning tool.

Getting from Port Sudan to Cairo by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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