34 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

34 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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34 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Durban, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h
3
La Possession, Reunion Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
4
Port Louis, Mauritius
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  6​h
5
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 8 nights
Fly:  21​h
6
Aqaba, Jordan
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  10​h
7
Suez, Egypt
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
8
Katakolo, Greece
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h
9
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  34​h
End: Wagga Wagga, Australia

2
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.
Take a break from Johannesburg with a short trip to Union Buildings in Pretoria, about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill, make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square, and find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Johannesburg trip simple and quick.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are O R Tambo International and Pilanesberg International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nelson Mandela Square, Union Buildings
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

5
nights
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Howick (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, observe the fascinating underwater world at uShaka Marine World, try your luck at Suncoast Casino, and enjoy the sand and surf at Umhlanga Main Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Durban road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Durban takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Durban is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to La Possession.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Umhlanga Main Beach
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Umgeni River Bird Park ©
Umgeni River Bird Park

2
nights
La Possession, Reunion Island

La Possession ©
La Possession is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Possession: Foret de Bebour (in La Plaine-des-Palmistes), Le Dodo Palme (in Le Port) and Les Cascades de Takamaka (in Saint-Benoit). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Trois Roches, take an in-depth tour of Le Lazaret de la Grande Chaloupe, and get outside with Le Chemin des Anglais.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the La Possession travel route tool .

Explore your travel options from Durban to La Possession with the Route module. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Reunion Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Louis.

Things to do in La Possession

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cap Noir, Les Cascades de Takamaka, Le Dodo Palme, Trois Roches, Foret de Bebour
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Cap Noir ©
Cap Noir
Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches
Foret de Bebour ©
Foret de Bebour

3
nights
Port Louis, Mauritius

Port Louis ©
A multicultural melting pot of a city, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis--or simply "Louis," as it's affectionately known--represents the most populous area of Mauritius.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaylasson Temple, then look for gifts at A Pinch of Salt, then try to win big at The Crown Lodge, and finally admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Le Pouce, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then walk around Company Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Jummah Mosque.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Louis vacation maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from La Possession to Port Louis. April in Port Louis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Port Louis

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

SSR Botanic Garden
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
The Crown Lodge Mauritius ©
The Crown Lodge Mauritius
Food Tours

8
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Big Sisters Private Island, and head outdoors with Fond Ferdinand.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Port Louis to Praslin Island by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. In April in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aqaba.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
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Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve

few
hours
Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba
Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aqaba route planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Praslin Island to Aqaba. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Aqaba is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island in May, you will find days in Aqaba are somewhat warmer (42°C), and nights are slightly colder (26°C). You'll set off for Suez on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Aqaba

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
Suez, Egypt

Suez ©
Suez is a seaport city (population ca. Step out of Suez with an excursion to Ismailia Museum in Ismailia--about 1h 30 min away.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Suez vacation builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aqaba to Suez. When traveling from Aqaba in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Suez, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. You will leave for Katakolo on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Suez

Museums

Side Trip

Ismailia Museum
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Ismailia Museum ©
Ismailia Museum

1
day
Katakolo, Greece

Katakolo ©
Katakolo is a seaside town in the municipality of Pyrgos in western Elis, Greece. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get curious at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, learn about winemaking at MERCOURI ESTATE S.A. - ΚΤΗΜΑ ΜΕΡΚΟΥΡΗ Α.Ε., then have fun and explore at Legends Of Greek Mythology, and finally stop by Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Katakolo trip itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Suez to Katakolo. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Suez in May; daily highs in Katakolo reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Katakolo

Childrens Museums Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Pyrgos
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1
night
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Stari Grad Kotor, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, and then make a trip to Our Lady of Health. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to City Walls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, and finally explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Katakolo to Kotor takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Katakolo to Kotor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Kotor can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Spiljari, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
St. Tryphon Cathedral ©
St. Tryphon Cathedral

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary app .

Fly from Kotor to Split in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the activities along Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice tour website .

You can fly from Split to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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