24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
2
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 1 night
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
4
Giza, Egypt
— 5 nights
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Fish Hoek Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Groot Constantia and District Six Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Franschhoek (La Bourgogne Farm, First South African Perfume Museum, &more), Stellenbosch (The Stellenbosch Village Museum, Waterford Estate, &more) and Mellasat Vineyards (in Paarl). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope, and get to know the fascinating history of Maclear's Beacon.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cape Town trip itinerary app.

New York City, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 7 hours. In May in Cape Town, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Mellasat Vineyards
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia
Klein Constantia ©
Klein Constantia

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and then stroll through Idube Game Reserve. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cape Town in May, you will find days in Kruger National Park are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Apartheid Museum and Maboneng Precinct. When in Johannesburg, make a side trip to see Lion and Safari Park in Broederstroom, approximately Broederstroom away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, try your luck at Emperors Palace, admire all the interesting features of Nelson Mandela Foundation, and view the masterpieces at Art Eye Gallery.

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Fly from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in May, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Johannesburg. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Giza.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Sandton, Emperors Palace, Lion and Safari Park
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Emperors Palace ©
Emperors Palace
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

5
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pyramids of Giza and Coptic Cairo. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and look for gifts at Bazar Noobr.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Giza online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Giza in 12 hours. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Giza, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cairo
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Koutoubia Mosque and Saadian Tombs. Spend the 31st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

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Traveling by flight from Giza to Marrakech takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Giza to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Giza in May, plan for little chillier nights in Marrakech, with lows around °F. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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