29 days in Africa Itinerary

29 days in Africa Itinerary

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29 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik, Iceland
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  3​h
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h
8
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
9
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
11
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Reykjavik, Iceland

3
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, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, steep yourself in history at Robben Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town journey maker website .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Cape Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Reykjavik to Cape Town, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, things will get much hotter in Cape Town: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
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 3rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, look for gifts at Joubert en Seuns Padstal, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Riverside Mall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nelspruit, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves

4
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 5th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve and hike along Bushmans Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park sightseeing site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Nelspruit in February, Kruger National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

3
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.
Take a break from Johannesburg with a short trip to Montecasino in Sandton, about 34 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in February: highs in Johannesburg hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montecasino, Mandela House
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

1
night
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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, then admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls online route builder .

Getting from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls by combination of train and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 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
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:
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Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

few
hours
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.
On the 13th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area online holiday maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

#Parks, #Nature
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Giraffe Centre, then examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, then admire the striking features of African Heritage House, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nairobi trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Nairobi in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

1
night
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Anse Georgette, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Possession, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Praslin Island trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nairobi to Praslin Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in February, with highs in Praslin Island at 35°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Praslin Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

1
night
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
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): delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, then get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip planner .

Getting from Praslin Island to Luxor by flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Luxor is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Praslin Island, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
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Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, stroll through Al-Azhar Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Al-Khalili, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

Before you visit Cairo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Luxor in February, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

3
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 parks, shopping, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire all the interesting features of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Marrakech takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Western European Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cairo in February since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Marrakech

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26:
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Bahia Palace ©
Bahia Palace

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