12 days in Africa Itinerary

12 days in Africa Itinerary

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Entebbe, Uganda
— 1 day
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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights

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Entebbe, Uganda

Entebbe ©
Nestled on Lake Victoria Peninsula, the laid-back town of Entebbe once served as seat of the colonial government, yet remains widely known as the scene of the 1976 Israeli rescue of hostages kidnapped by Palestinian and German plane hijackers.
On the 19th (Fri), browse the different shops at Victoria Mall, then stop by Kampala Fair (in Entebbe), and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Entebbe trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from Uganda, the closest major aiport is Entebbe International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Entebbe

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
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Kampala Fair (in Entebbe) ©
Kampala Fair (in Entebbe)
Victoria Mall ©
Victoria Mall

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©

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.
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Pyramids of Giza will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Great Sphinx in Giza (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Entebbe to Cairo by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Entebbe to Cairo. Traveling from Entebbe in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cairo: highs are around 40°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech attractions planner.

Fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Cairo to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Marrakech. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Fish Hoek Beach. Get some historical perspective at Castle of Good Hope and Maclear's Beacon. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, steep yourself in history at Groot Constantia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Groote Kerk.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town vacation planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Cape Town by flight takes about 22 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in June, you will find days in Cape Town are much colder (20°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Castle of Good Hope ©
Castle of Good Hope
Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia

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