15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: North Berwick, United Kingdom
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  10 h
End: North Berwick, United Kingdom

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip itinerary maker tool.

North Berwick, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from North Berwick in October, expect nights in Marrakech to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

4
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cape Point, stop by Abseil Africa, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, and wander the streets of Bo-kaap.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Marrakech to Cape Town in 21.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in October, things will get a bit cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 27°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and wander the streets of Islamic Cairo.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairo road trip planning tool.

Fly from Cape Town to Cairo in 14 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in October: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

2
nights
Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
On the 23rd (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Crocodile Farm, then don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Djerba Island journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Djerba Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Djerba Island. October in Djerba Island sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Djerbahood ©
Djerbahood

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