33 days in Africa Itinerary

33 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
4
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h
5
Arusha, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
7
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive:  52 h
9
Port Sudan, Sudan
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech journey builder website.

London, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Marrakech hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 20°C. 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
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, visit Abseil Africa, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape Town trip builder app.

Getting from Marrakech to Cape Town by flight takes about 21.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Marrakech to Cape Town, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Marrakech in June: highs in Cape Town hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate, try to win big at Gold Reef City, and explore by horseback at SA Trails.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Bedfordview, SA Trails
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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.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, 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 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Outdoors Nature Parks
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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.

To see photos, maps, 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 25°C during the day and 17°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
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Climbing Tours
Kili Dreamers ©
Kili Dreamers
House of Gems ©
House of Gems

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 more things to do, traveler tips, 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
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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 reviews, maps, other places to visit, 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
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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 wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, join the crowd at GP Karting, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. June in Nairobi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Sudan.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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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 see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Sudan trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Nairobi to Port Sudan in 10 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
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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). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Port Sudan to Cairo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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