15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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15 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Monterrey, Mexico
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
3
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Pamplemousses, Mauritius
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Monterrey, Mexico


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3
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia.

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Monterrey, Mexico to Marrakech is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. Traveling from Monterrey to Marrakech, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Marrakech can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

2
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 31st (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairo road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Marrakech to Cairo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cairo, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

1
night
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, admire all the interesting features of Seven Colored Earths, and then trek along Ebony Forest Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Takamaka Boutique Winery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park, and then get great views at Piton Canot.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Chamarel travel website .

You can fly from Cairo to Chamarel in 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Chamarel. In June, Chamarel is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Pamplemousses.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Takamaka Boutique Winery
Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths

1
night
Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Pamplemousses ©
Experience a region where wilderness comes neatly packaged in Pamplemousses District, where many of the attractions showcase the natural world in easily digestible portions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Pieter Both Mountain, admire the masterpieces at Patrick Mavros Atelier, and then take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pamplemousses online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Chamarel to Pamplemousses in 1.5 hours. June in Pamplemousses sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Pamplemousses

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pieter Both Mountain, Patrick Mavros Atelier
Highlights from your plan
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Pieter Both Mountain ©
Pieter Both Mountain
Patrick Mavros Atelier ©
Patrick Mavros Atelier

3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
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, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, wander the streets of Bo-kaap, and learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town route maker site .

Getting from Pamplemousses to Cape Town by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pamplemousses to Cape Town is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Pamplemousses in June, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (20°C), and nights are cooler (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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