27 days in Africa Itinerary

27 days in Africa Itinerary

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27 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad, India
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
6
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  11​h
7
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Ahmedabad, India

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.
Get some cultural insight at Apartheid Museum and Maboneng Precinct. Take a break from Johannesburg with a short trip to Union Buildings in Pretoria, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, take in the exciting artwork at Kim Sacks Gallery, try to win big at Montecasino, and contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg online attractions planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Johannesburg is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in June, with highs in Johannesburg at 22°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Union Buildings, Montecasino
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Masorini Archaeological Site and Amarula Lapa. Spend the 30th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Bushmans Trail, trek along Lonely Bull Trail, and head outdoors with Wild Frontier Adventures.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park holiday tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in June: high temperatures in Kruger National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Amarula Lapa
Highlights from your plan
Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site
Amarula Lapa ©
Amarula Lapa

4
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 Robben Island Museum and District Six Museum. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope, take in the pleasant sights at Maclear's Beacon, and learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town tour planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in July, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Maclear's Beacon ©
Maclear's Beacon
District Six Museum ©
District Six Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, then explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, then get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To plan Victoria Falls vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palacio da Bahia and Medina of Marrakesh. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fnaa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Marrakech driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Marrakech takes 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central African Time (CAT) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in July: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

1
night
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Marrakech to Chefchaouen by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

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.
Pyramids of Giza and Islamic Cairo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Cairo, make a side trip to see Great Sphinx in Giza, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, take a stroll through Coptic Cairo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairo holiday maker app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Chefchaouen to Cairo in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, then delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Tomb of Queen Nefertari, then explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor day trip planning site .

Fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 48°C to lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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