21 days in Africa Itinerary

21 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
3
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 1 day
4
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
5
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
6
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
7
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the galleries of Sondos Papyrus, thenpause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

Discover how to plan a Cairo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Inverness, UK to Cairo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Inverness to Cairo. Traveling from Inverness in June, expect Cairo to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

1
day
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Addis Ababa visit planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Addis Ababa in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Addis Ababa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in June: high temperatures in Addis Ababa hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Visiting Anse Source D'Argent and Anse Coco Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Anse and Spiagge di Anse Marron. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Anse Severe and stroll through Anse Fourmis.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read La Digue Island trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Addis Ababa to La Digue Island in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Seychelles Time (SCT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Addis Ababa in June, expect nights in La Digue Island to be much warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Petite Anse
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anse Georgette and Anse Volbert. Explore hidden gems such as Anse Lazio and Anse Possession. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Blague, identify plant and animal life at Cousin, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Passerose.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Praslin Island road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
Highlights from your plan
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Visiting Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and GP Karting. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Nairobi takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time (SCT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Praslin Island in June, things will get little chillier in Nairobi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

5
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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 cultural insight at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Balloon Rides and Musee de la Musique. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marrakech online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Marrakech takes 16 hours. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Nairobi in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech

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