22 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

22 days in Asia & Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
3
Agra, India
— 2 nights
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 day
5
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
7
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights

2
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Get some historical perspective at The Bund (Wai Tan) and Longhua Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai itinerary builder website.

Brussels, Belgium to Shanghai is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Shanghai due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Shanghai, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town ©
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

2
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Popular historic sites such as Imperial Palace and Senso-ji Temple are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Odaiba District and National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Shanghai to Tokyo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Tokyo is 1 hour. In August in Tokyo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

2
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal and Gurudwara Guru ka Tal will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Agra Fort and Soami Bagh. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailash Temple, admire the architecture and history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra travel route app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tokyo to Agra takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Tokyo to Agra due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal ©
Gurudwara Guru ka Tal

1
day
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and then make a trip to Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Agra to Johannesburg in 19 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Agra to Johannesburg. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Agra in August, with highs in Johannesburg at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

4
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Get outdoors at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Idube Game Reserve. There's much more to do: stroll through Bushmans Trail, trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in August since evenings lows in Kruger National Park dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

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.
Get some cultural insight at Maclear's Beacon and Eyewitness - A Private Collection. Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Platteklip Gorge. There's much more to do: get great views at Cape Point, admire all the interesting features of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, and examine the collection at Great Synagogue.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Cape Town, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

2
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.
On the 18th (Sun), admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and then examine the collection at Women's Museum - Marrakech. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Medina of Marrakesh, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then steep yourself in history at Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech online route planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Marrakech by flight takes about 22 hours. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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