31 days in Africa Itinerary

31 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 nights

Red City

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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, and make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef.

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

Bucharest, Romania to Marrakech is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bucharest in August, with highs in Marrakech at 44°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Cape Town, South Africa

— 4 nights

Mother City

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, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Platteklip Gorge, visit Bo-kaap, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town travel route tool.

You can fly from Marrakech to Cape Town in 21.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cape Town. Traveling from Marrakech in August, expect Cape Town to be cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 5 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kruger National Park: Hoedspruit (Kumbaya Home Decor & Siyafunda Conservation). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushmans Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip maker site.

Fly from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 2 nights

City of Light

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 15th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and then gain some tasty knowledge on Time Anchor Distillery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and then look for gifts at Finders Keepers Market.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg route maker tool.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 5 nights
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.
Spend the 19th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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You can fly from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Victoria Falls: highs are around 33°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

— 2 nights
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by combination of flight and car takes about 15 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 24th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

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You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife

Nairobi, Kenya

— 4 nights

Green City in the Sun

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 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, explore the galleries of Nairobi National Museum, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nairobi holiday planning website.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums