27 days in Africa Itinerary

27 days in Africa Itinerary

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27 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Sandton, South Africa
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
6
Beau Champ, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Pointe de Flacq, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Grand Gaube, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
9
Anse La Raie, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Le Morne, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
12
Chemin Grenier, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
13
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h
14
Unguja City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
15
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
16
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
17
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
18
Taroudant, Morocco
— 1 night
shuttle:  3​h
19
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
20
Hammamet, Tunisia
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Washington DC, United States


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1
night
Sandton, South Africa

Sandton ©
The upscale Johannesburg district of Sandton, a commercial hub of the city, remains best known for its massive shopping complex, Sandton City.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): try to win big at Montecasino.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sandton trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to Sandton is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Sandton. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Sandton to be cooler, temps between 66°F and 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Sandton

Fun & Games Casinos Nature

Side Trip

Sterkfontein Cave
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Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Sterkfontein Cave ©
Sterkfontein Cave
Nelson Mandela Square ©
Nelson Mandela Square

1
night
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, and then stroll through Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Sandton to Plettenberg Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sandton in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Plettenberg Bay, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife
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Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary ©
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and then admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in June, Cape Town is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

1
night
Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and then stroll through Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hoedspruit holiday planning app .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you will find days in Hoedspruit are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Umhlanga Rocks.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa

Umhlanga Rocks ©
Hailed as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, Umhlanga Rocks boasts beautiful coastlines best suited for surfing, fishing, and whale and dolphin viewing.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nelson Mandela Capture Site as well as Shark Cage Diving KZN. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): kick back and relax at Umhlanga Main Beach and then make a trip to Nelson Mandela Capture Site.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Umhlanga Rocks trip simple and quick.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hoedspruit to Umhlanga Rocks in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hoedspruit in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 59°F in Umhlanga Rocks. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Beau Champ.

Things to do in Umhlanga Rocks

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Shark Cage Diving, Nelson Mandela Capture Site
Highlights from your plan
Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach
Shark Cage Diving ©
Shark Cage Diving
Nelson Mandela Capture Site ©
Nelson Mandela Capture Site

1
night
Beau Champ, Mauritius

Beau Champ
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Belle Mare Tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beau Champ trip itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Umhlanga Rocks to Beau Champ with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Time (MUT) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Beau Champ when traveling from Umhlanga Rocks in June, with lows around 68°F. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pointe de Flacq.

Things to do in Beau Champ

Outdoors Transportation Wildlife

Side Trip

Belle Mare Tours

1
night
Pointe de Flacq, Mauritius

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bras d'Eau Public Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pointe de Flacq trip maker tool .

Pointe de Flacq is just a stone's throw from Beau Champ. In June, daily temperatures in Pointe de Flacq can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Gaube.

Things to do in Pointe de Flacq

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Bras d'Eau Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bras d'Eau Public Beach ©
Bras d'Eau Public Beach

1
night
Grand Gaube, Mauritius

Grand Gaube ©
Grand Gaube is a town located in the Rivière du Rempart District, northern Mauritius. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Isa Mauritius as well as Studio 44 Mauritius. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get where you need to go with Isa Mauritius.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Gaube trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Pointe de Flacq to Grand Gaube in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Grand Gaube can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anse La Raie.

Things to do in Grand Gaube

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Historic Marine
Highlights from your plan
Studio 44 Mauritius ©
Studio 44 Mauritius
Historic Marine ©
Historic Marine

1
night
Anse La Raie, Mauritius

Anse La Raie ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at L'Aventure du Sucre, see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bain Boeuf Public Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Anse La Raie online trip itinerary maker .

Anse La Raie is very close to Grand Gaube. In June in Anse La Raie, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pointe Aux Piments.

Things to do in Anse La Raie

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bain Boeuf Public Beach, L'Aventure du Sucre, Chateau De Labourdonnais
Highlights from your plan
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Bain Boeuf Public Beach ©
Bain Boeuf Public Beach

1
night
Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius

Pointe Aux Piments ©
Feel the fine sand between your toes and the sea breeze in your hair on a Pointe Aux Piments vacation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dodo Quest. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Plage de Trou aux Biches and then test your team's savvy at Dodo Quest.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pointe Aux Piments online sightseeing planner .

Pointe Aux Piments is just a short distance from Anse La Raie. In June in Pointe Aux Piments, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Le Morne.

Things to do in Pointe Aux Piments

Fun & Games Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de Trou aux Biches, Dodo Quest
Highlights from your plan
Dodo Quest ©
Dodo Quest
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches

1
night
Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel and then enjoy the sand and surf at Le Morne Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Le Morne trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pointe Aux Piments to Le Morne takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Le Morne are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chemin Grenier.

Things to do in Le Morne

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Le Morne Beach, Curious Corner of Chamarel
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach
Curious Corner of Chamarel ©
Curious Corner of Chamarel

1
night
Chemin Grenier, Mauritius

Chemin Grenier ©
Pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons, and lush rolling hillsides greet visitors of Chemin Grenier.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): meet the residents at La Vanille Nature Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chemin Grenier road trip planning site .

Chemin Grenier is just a short distance from Le Morne. In June in Chemin Grenier, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Chemin Grenier

Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

La Vanille Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
La Vanille Nature Park ©
La Vanille Nature Park

1
night
Nosy Be, Madagascar

The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nosy Be travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Chemin Grenier to Nosy Be with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Chemin Grenier to Nosy Be is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chemin Grenier in June: highs in Nosy Be hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Unguja City.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Unguja City, Tanzania

Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Team Aqua Zanzibar - Diving & Watersports as well as Scuba & Snorkeling. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then identify plant and animal life at Team Aqua Zanzibar - Diving & Watersports.

You can plan Unguja City trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Nosy Be to Unguja City with the Route module. In June in Unguja City, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Unguja City

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Nungwi
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ngorongoro Crater. On the 18th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Unguja City to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nairobi trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Taroudant.

Things to do in Nairobi

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

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Taroudant, Morocco

Taroudant ©
On the 22nd (Sat), make a trip to Palais Claudio Bravo Camus, Taroudant - Morocco, make a trip to Bijouterie Essada Silversmith, then explore the ancient world of Kasbah of Tiout, and finally contemplate the long history of Agadir Tasguent.

To find out how to plan a trip to Taroudant, use our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Nairobi to Taroudant with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Taroudant is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in June, expect nights in Taroudant to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Taroudant

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kasbah of Tiout
Highlights from your plan
Kasbah of Tiout ©
Kasbah of Tiout
Agadir Tasguent ©
Agadir Tasguent

1
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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 23rd (Sun), make a trip to Ben Youssef Madrasa and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle.

You can plan Marrakech trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by shuttle from Taroudant to Marrakech takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Taroudant, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Hammamet.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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nights
Hammamet, Tunisia

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hammam Anti Stress, Tunisia Water Sport, Sousse Archaeological Museum, and other attractions you added. On the 24th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, then take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, and then head outdoors with Tunisia Water Sport. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid and then tee off at Citrus Golf Course.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hammamet road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Marrakech to Hammamet takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Marrakech in June, you will find days in Hammamet are a bit cooler (88°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hammamet

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trips

Sousse, Bourghiba Mausoleum
Highlights from your plan
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Hammam Anti Stress ©
Hammam Anti Stress

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