30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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30 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Kelowna, Canada
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Bamako, Mali
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 15​min
6
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
9
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
10
Giza, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Kelowna, Canada

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, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder site .

Kelowna, Canada to Marrakech is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kelowna to Marrakech. April in Marrakech sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bamako.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

2
nights
Bamako, Mali

Bamako ©
Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monument de l"Independance. On the 14th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national du Mali, Bamako, then browse the exhibits of Musee National de Bamako, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Bamako, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument de l"Independance. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Bamako: vegetable market at the south bank, make a trip to Bamako Grand Mosque, and then try to win big at Casino De L'amitie.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bamako day trip planner .

You can fly from Marrakech to Bamako in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in April, expect Bamako to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Bamako

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
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Monument de l ©
Monument de l"Independance
Musee National de Bamako ©
Musee National de Bamako
Bamako Grand Mosque ©
Bamako Grand Mosque

2
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 striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, stroll through Siduli Hide, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls attractions planner .

You can fly from Bamako to Victoria Falls in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central African Time (CAT) is 2 hours. When traveling from Bamako in April, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Cultural Vibes Music Shop ©
Cultural Vibes Music Shop

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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cape Town planning site .

Getting from Victoria Falls to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in April, expect Cape Town to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Abseil Africa ©
Abseil Africa

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 23rd (Thu): look for gifts at Joubert en Seuns Padstal, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, and finally browse the different shops at i'langa Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Emnotweni Casino, admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nelspruit trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Nelspruit sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Shopping
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Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Montrose Falls ©
Montrose Falls

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 25th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park sightseeing planning website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill, then contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and finally look for gifts at Jack Friedman Eastgate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum and then try to win big at Gold Reef City.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trip

Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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.
On the 1st (Fri), get outside with Fond Ferdinand and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Praslin Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Praslin Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Praslin Island is 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, expect nights in Praslin Island to be warmer, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

2
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Luxor takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Praslin Island in May: highs in Luxor hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

3
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee de la Barque Solaire and then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Giza sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in May, you will find days in Giza are a bit cooler (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). On the 8th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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