31 days in Africa Itinerary

31 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
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Otjiwarongo, Namibia
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

Red City

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.
Spend the 4th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, indulge your senses at Peterbringsyoueverywhere.com, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planning app.

Windhoek, Namibia to Marrakech is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, Marrakech is much colder than Windhoek - with highs of 22°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Highlights from your trip
Jardin Majorelle ©
Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
Jemaa el-Fna
Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Religious Site
Koutoubia Mosque
4.2

5
nights
Cairo, Egypt

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: stop by Islamic Cairo, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairo online day trip planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cairo. Traveling from Marrakech in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairo, with lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Pyramids of Giza ©
World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4
Islamic Cairo ©
Neighborhood
Islamic Cairo
4.5

3
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

City of Light

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: laugh and play at Gold Reef City, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, test your problem-solving skills at HintHunt, and try your luck at Montecasino.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Johannesburg takes 12 hours. Traveling from Cairo in January, expect Johannesburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Gold Reef City ©
Theme Park
Gold Reef City
4.0
Apartheid Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Apartheid Museum
4.5

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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 15th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Idube Game Reserve, explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, and hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park day trip app.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

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Cape Town, South Africa

Mother City

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: stop by Abseil Africa, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, stroll through Clifton Beaches, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town day trip tool.

Fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Cape Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

3
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, test your team's savvy at Tribal Trap Escape Rooms, then browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls route builder.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
5.0
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Zipline
Zipline
4.4

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Otjiwarongo, Namibia

When touring Namibia's famous national parks and reserves, you can opt to base your trip in Otjiwarongo, a laid-back town boasting a number of attractions of its own.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Otjiwarongo: Omaruru (Erongo Mountain Winery & Bambu Wellness Boutique), Namibia (SWA) Gemstones (in Outjo) and Okonjima Game Reserve (in Waterberg Plateau Park). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Tsumeb Museum, walk around Waterberg National Park, stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust, and don't miss a visit to Tsumeb Art and Craft Center.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Otjiwarongo trip planner.

You can drive from Victoria Falls to Otjiwarongo in 12 hours. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Victoria Falls in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Otjiwarongo: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Nature / Park
Okonjima Game Reserve
4.7
Bambu Wellness Boutique ©
Spa / Wellness
Bambu Wellness Boutique
5.0
Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Erongo Mountain Winery
4.7

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