24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
5
Nairobi Region, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
6
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Moshi, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
9
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
10
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
11
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
12
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
13
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Vancouver, Canada

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.
On the 5th (Sun), examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, thendelve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, and then walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairo driving holiday planning site.

Vancouver, Canada to Cairo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Cairo is 10 hours. In July, Cairo is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh day trip website.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh ©
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

1
night
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab trip website.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Dahab

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

2
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 9th (Thu), get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, thencontemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dahab to Luxor takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Dahab, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 48°C to lows of 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Nairobi Region.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
Nairobi Region, Kenya

Nairobi Region
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Kereita Forest.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nairobi Region day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Luxor to Nairobi Region. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Luxor in July: high temperatures in Nairobi Region hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Nairobi Region

Nature Parks

1
night
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
On the 12th (Sun), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

Plan my trip to Serengeti National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Nairobi Region to Serengeti National Park in 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 13th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kilimanjaro National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Serengeti National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Moshi, Tanzania

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at Mama Africa Giftshop, thenshake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Moshi tour itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Spas
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and then steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib). On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, stroll around Forodhani Gardens, and then explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zanzibar City online travel route planner.

Getting from Moshi to Zanzibar City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, thenget to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the next day, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, get interesting insight from Tours, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Victoria Falls takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, car, and bus. Traveling from Zanzibar City to Victoria Falls, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in July: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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

1
night
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

1
night
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
On the 20th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Okavango Delta road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta with the Route module. July in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
On the 21st (Tue), admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Daddy Dune.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Namib-Naukluft Park travel planner.

Getting from Okavango Delta to Namib-Naukluft Park by flight takes about 22 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Okavango Delta to Namib-Naukluft Park. Traveling from Okavango Delta in July, expect nights in Namib-Naukluft Park to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits), Sterkfontein Cave (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Loftus Park (in Pretoria). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, stop by Jack Friedman Eastgate, get outside with Greenstone Mall, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Namib-Naukluft Park to Johannesburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park in July: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 22°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Greenstone Mall, Jack Friedman Eastgate, Ukutula Conservation Center, Sterkfontein Cave, Loftus Park
Highlights from your plan
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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