24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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24 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  17​h
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
3
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Arusha, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Marrakech is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Western European Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, you will find days in Marrakech are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Cairo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cairo when traveling from Marrakech in June, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

2
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

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Traveling by flight from Cairo to Nairobi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Eastern African Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Nairobi are much colder (26°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

3
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 19th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 20th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

1
night
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 21st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, then explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths, and finally have fun at Creative Solutions Center.

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Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Zanzibar City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Zanzibar City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Creative Solutions Center
Highlights from your plan
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

1
night
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 22nd (Mon), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Arusha visit planner .

Fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in June: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 25°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours

1
night
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and then admire the masterpieces at Governor's Palace Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mozambique Island trip maker app .

Getting from Arusha to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Eastern African Time to Central African Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, Mozambique Island is somewhat warmer than Arusha - with highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

2
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.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and then look for gifts at Finders Keepers Market.

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Getting from Mozambique Island to Johannesburg by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Mozambique Island in June, plan for slightly colder days in Johannesburg, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

5
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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cape Town online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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