24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
3
Arusha, Tanzania
— 2 nights
4
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
6
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 1 night
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
8
Windhoek, Namibia
— 1 night
9
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and explore the activities along Nile River.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip itinerary website.

Vancouver, Canada to Cairo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 10 hours. In July, Cairo is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

3
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 7th (Wed): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Al Mustafa Mosque. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

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Getting from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Sharm El Sheikh. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dahab
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Safaris

2
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Isle of Jewels, thencapture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market. On your second day here, examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Arusha sightseeing site.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Arusha by flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Arusha. In July, Arusha is much colder than Sharm El Sheikh - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), browse the different shops at The Hub Karen, and explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Arusha to Nairobi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

3
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Nairobi to Victoria Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Victoria Falls. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Victoria Falls when traveling from Nairobi in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

1
night
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ngamiland East trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car, bus, and flight from Victoria Falls to Ngamiland East in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ngamiland East can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©

3
nights
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ngamiland East to Johannesburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ngamiland East in July; daily highs in Johannesburg reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Sandton
Highlights from your plan
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

1
night
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Christuskirche, and then stroll through Deadvlei.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Windhoek travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Windhoek in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. In July, Windhoek is a bit warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deadvlei
Highlights from your plan
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

2
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then look for gifts at Karakulia Weavers.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Windhoek to Swakopmund in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In July in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours

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