28 days in Africa Itinerary

28 days in Africa Itinerary

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28 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
6
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h
7
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cape Town, South Africa

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cape of Good Hope and Maclear's Beacon. Relax by the water at Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, do a tasting at Groot Constantia, hike along Platteklip Gorge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Groote Kerk.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airport is Cape Town International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Cultural Vibes Music Shop or Prime Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Safaris. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Siduli Hide, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Victoria Falls trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you will find days in Victoria Falls are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get some historical perspective at Bahia Palace and Saadian Tombs. Medina of Marrakesh and Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and don't miss a visit to Ben Youssef Madrasa.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech itinerary planner.

Fly from Victoria Falls to Marrakech in 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time (CAT) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Victoria Falls in June, with highs in Marrakech at 39°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia 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.
Get some cultural insight at Pyramids of Giza and Islamic Cairo. Get some historical perspective at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Great Sphinx. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate the long history of Mohamed Ali Mosque, and examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cairo road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Cairo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Cairo is 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairo, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abu El-Hagag Mosque, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (49°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Visit Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Le Glacis Noir. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, browse the exhibits of Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Passerose.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Praslin Island trip maker app .

You can fly from Luxor to Praslin Island in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Luxor to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxor in June, expect nights in Praslin Island to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island

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.
Get in touch with nature at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Bushmans Trail. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve and trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Praslin Island to Kruger National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Praslin Island in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

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