28 days in Africa Itinerary

28 days in Africa Itinerary

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28 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Billund, Denmark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  23​h
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
7
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
8
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Billund, Denmark

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 shopping, parks, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marrakech online holiday planner .

Billund, Denmark to Marrakech is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Billund to Marrakech, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Billund, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

3
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.
Spend the 16th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 23 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Marrakech to Maasai Mara National Reserve due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for colder days in Maasai Mara National Reserve, with highs around 20°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park takes 3.5 hours. In October in Serengeti National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

Discover how to plan a Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

3
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip builder app .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls by combination of car and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls is minus 1 hour. October in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, trek along Platteklip Gorge, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip website .

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in October: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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 29th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site, stroll through Idube Game Reserve, and hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kruger National Park itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kruger National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

4
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis), Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit) and Maido (in Saint-Paul).

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Leu route planner.

Explore your travel options from Kruger National Park to Saint-Leu with the Route module. Traveling from Kruger National Park to Saint-Leu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kruger National Park in November, Saint-Leu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Joseph, Scuba & Snorkeling, Piton de Fournaise, Pas de Bellecombe, Maido
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Maido ©
Maido
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet

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