17 days in Africa Itinerary

17 days in Africa Itinerary

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 3 nights
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 1 night
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights

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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 15th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Anse Georgette and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Possession.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Praslin Island trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Praslin Island is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Seychelles Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in November: high temperatures in Praslin Island hover around 87°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

2
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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 17th (Tue), head off the coast to Coco Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Reunion Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Grand Anse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagge di Anse Marron.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read La Digue Island attractions planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue Island takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron

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Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chamarel (Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark & Ebony Forest Reserve) and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, stroll through Ile aux Cerfs, kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Baie trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from La Digue Island to Grand Baie takes 8 hours. Traveling from La Digue Island in November, things will get little chillier in Grand Baie: highs are around 82°F and lows about 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Trou aux Biches, Chamarel, Mauritius, Mont Choisy Beach, SSR Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©

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Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
On the 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Digue Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Maison de Jean Laborde.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Antananarivo journey builder.

Getting from Grand Baie to Antananarivo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Baie to Antananarivo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Baie in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Antananarivo, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar ©
Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Digue Market ©
Digue Market

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
On the 23rd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, then steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg, get outside with Greenstone Mall, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg attractions planning site.

Fly from Antananarivo to Johannesburg in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Greenstone Mall
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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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: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, you will find days in Cape Town are a bit cooler (76°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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