29 days in Africa Itinerary

29 days in Africa Itinerary

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

— 3 nights

Mother City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town sightseeing planning tool.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Cape Town is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, things will get warmer in Cape Town: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, then stop by Joubert en Seuns Padstal, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and finally make a splash at Riverside Mall.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nelspruit trip maker app.

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in February, Nelspruit is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:

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.
Spend the 5th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. It doesn't end there: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushmans Trail.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Kruger National Park, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Johannesburg, South Africa

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, visit Maboneng Precinct, take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and try your luck at Montecasino.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 15 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nairobi.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature
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Nairobi, Kenya

— 1 night

Green City in the Sun

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, then browse the exhibits of Karen Blixen Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Nairobi takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. February in Nairobi sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 1 night
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
On the 16th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Anse Georgette, kick back and relax at Anse Possession, and then stroll through Anse Lazio.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Praslin Island takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Seychelles Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Praslin Island when traveling from Nairobi in February, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Luxor.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Luxor, Egypt

— 1 night
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Keep things going the next day: get advice or help at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, then take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luxor online trip planner.

Fly from Praslin Island to Luxor in 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time (SCT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island in February, you will find days in Luxor are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cairo, Egypt

— 3 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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 Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

Start your trip to Cairo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Marrakech, Morocco

— 3 nights

Red City

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, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech attractions planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in February, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Marrakech. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26: