47 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

47 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

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47 days in Africa & Asia Itinerary

Lagos, Nigeria
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Abuja, Nigeria
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Mumbai (Bombay), India
— 9 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Watamu, Kenya
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Nairobi, Kenya
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Jinja, Uganda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Kampala, Uganda
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
Lagos, Nigeria

4
days
Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Take a break from Abuja with a short trip to Zuma Rock in Madalla, about 50 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Yankari National Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Abuja National Mosque, look for gifts at Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and pause for some serene contemplation at Anglican Church of Nigeria.

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Lagos to Abuja is an approximately 2-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also take a bus; or drive. In November in Abuja, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Mumbai (Bombay).

Things to do in Abuja

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Yankari National Park, Sarius Palmetum and Botanical Garden, Zuma Rock
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Zuma Rock ©
Zuma Rock
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Abuja National Mosque
Anglican Church of Nigeria ©
Anglican Church of Nigeria

9
days
Mumbai (Bombay), India

Mumbai (Bombay)
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at KidZania Mumbai. The adventure continues: make a trip to Gateway of India, stop by Bungalow Eight, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, and snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Abuja to Mumbai (Bombay). The time zone difference moving from Western African Time (WAT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Mumbai (Bombay) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Mumbai (Bombay)

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santram Temple
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Bungalow Eight
Bungalow Eight
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

5
days
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa ©
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Mombasa side-trips: Diani Beach (Sand & Sea Beach Shop & Diani Beach). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Mombasa Marine National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Mon) at Wild Waters. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stop by Bombolulu Workshops, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach.

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Getting from Mumbai (Bombay) to Mombasa by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) to Mombasa, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in November, expect nights in Mombasa to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Watamu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Bamburi Beach ©
Bamburi Beach

5
days
Watamu, Kenya

Watamu ©
Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Go for a jaunt from Watamu to Mambrui to see Che Shale Beach about 48 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mida Creek, enjoy the sand and surf at Watamu Beach, and experience rural life at Bio-Ken Snake Farm.

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Getting from Mombasa to Watamu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Watamu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Watamu Beach, Che Shale Beach, Gede Ruins
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

6
days
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 10th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 12th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mara Triangle and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Watamu to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Watamu in December, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Safaris

8
days
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nairobi: Hell's Gate National Park (in Naivasha) and Kiambethu Farm (in Limuru). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 18th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, make a trip to Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park, and examine the collection at National Museums Of Kenya Nairobi National Museum.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jinja.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hell's Gate National Park, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kiambethu Tea Farm
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris
Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park

3
days
Jinja, Uganda

Jinja ©
Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
Jinja is known for adventure, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Nile Reptile Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Nairobi to Jinja in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Nairobi in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Jinja, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kampala.

Things to do in Jinja

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nile River
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Nile River ©
Nile River
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Big Game Mini Golf ©
Big Game Mini Golf

5
days
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala ©
Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Entebbe (Uganda Wildlife Education Center & Entebbe Botanic Gardens). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Kidepo Valley National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, delve into the mystery of Kasubi Tombs, and make a trip to Rubaga-Kathedrale.

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Getting from Jinja to Kampala by car takes about 1.5 hours. December in Kampala sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kampala

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Uganda, Entebbe Botanic Gardens
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Kidepo Valley National Park ©
Kidepo Valley National Park
Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited ©
Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited
Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary ©
Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary

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