12 days in Africa Itinerary

12 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa trip planner

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa

— 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, stop by Bo-kaap, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive.

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Paris, France to Cape Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Cape Town is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 3 nights
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 21st (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's more to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail and stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, and then stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit trip planning app.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nelspruit can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Marrakech, Morocco

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and then admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and then admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marrakech route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nelspruit to Marrakech. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nelspruit to Marrakech. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Nelspruit in August: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping