51 days in Africa Itinerary

51 days in Africa Itinerary

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Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Saint-Paul
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Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
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Drive to Roland Garros Airport, Fly to Seychelles International Airport, Drive to Praslin Island
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Luxor, Egypt

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Take a break from Luxor with a short trip to Temple of Horus in Edfu, about 2h 30 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Queens, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Luxor vacation site.

Mumbai, India to Luxor is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, steep yourself in history at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in May: highs in Cairo hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. You will leave for Marrakech on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Cairo

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Pyramids of Giza ©
World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4
Great Sphinx ©
Monument
Great Sphinx
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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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech holiday planning site.

Getting from Cairo to Marrakech by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marrakech, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
Jemaa el-Fna
Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0

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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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and browse the different shops at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Victoria Falls takes 22.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Marrakech in June; daily highs in Victoria Falls reach 29°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Cultural Vibes Music Shop
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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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, and stop by Abseil Africa.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Victoria Falls in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Point ©
Lookout
Cape Point
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
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Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Hans Merensky Golf Estate). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor, stroll through Tshukudu Game Lodge, and get to know the resident critters at Kinyonga Reptile Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hoedspruit online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hoedspruit, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Golf

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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 29th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park road trip site.

You can take a bus from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to National Library of South Africa in Pretoria--about 56 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Blue Ocean VR, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip planner.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in July, expect Johannesburg to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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Apartheid Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Apartheid Museum
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Saint-Paul, Reunion Island

Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint-Leu (Adrenaline - Parapente, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Cilaos (Crete des 3 Salazes & Piton des Neiges) and Canyoning, Envergure Reunion (in Hell-Bourg). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Maido, head outdoors with Cap Noir, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Paul trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Johannesburg to Saint-Paul. Traveling from Johannesburg to Saint-Paul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Must see
Fly 974 Tandem
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Piton des Neiges ©
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Piton des Neiges
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Maido ©
Landmark
Maido
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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Cousin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Georgette.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Praslin Island travel route planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Paul to Praslin Island. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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