14 days in Africa Itinerary

14 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  16 h
1
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
3
Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Dahab, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h
6
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Ferry:  30 min
7
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, and then stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay travel route planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 8 hours. August in Plettenberg Bay sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
Highlights from your plan
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve

2
nights
Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
On the 17th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves, and then relax in the rural setting at Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

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Getting from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in August, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Oudtshoorn. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Safari Ostrich Show Farm ©
Safari Ostrich Show Farm

3
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada ©
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horseback Riding Tours and Giftun Islands. Step out of the city life by going to Mahmya Island and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, stop by Elite Linen Egypt, and see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada road trip planning app.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Hurghada by flight takes about 17.5 hours. Traveling from Oudtshoorn in August, expect Hurghada to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands
Horseback Riding Tours
Mahmya Island ©
Mahmya Island

1
night
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
On the 22nd (Sat), ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get outside with San Marino Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh itinerary planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
San Marino Water Sports ©
San Marino Water Sports
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh ©
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh

2
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip website.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Possession.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island trip site.

Traveling by flight from Dahab to Praslin Island takes 17.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Seychelles Time is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dahab in August, with highs in Praslin Island at 34°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Anse Possession ©
Anse Possession
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

1
night
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
On the 26th (Wed), kick back and relax at Grand Anse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the La Digue Island tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue Island takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in La Digue Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse

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