31 days in Africa Itinerary

31 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
7
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
8
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h 15 min
10
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
11
Windhoek, Namibia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Vancouver, Canada

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, delve into the distant past at Giza Plateau, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip itinerary maker site.

Vancouver, Canada to Cairo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Cairo. Traveling from Vancouver in June, you will find days in Cairo are much hotter (40°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, explore and take pictures at GP Karting, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and stop by Penny Winter Boutique.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Nairobi takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Nairobi are much colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

1
night
Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nungwi driving holiday site.

You can fly from Nairobi to Nungwi in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in June; daily highs in Nungwi reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Serengeti National Park is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera, explore the activities along Mara River, get interesting insight from Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Nungwi to Serengeti National Park in 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Seronera ©
Seronera
Grumeti River ©
Grumeti River

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. On your second day here, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then head outdoors with Mount Kibo.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kilimanjaro National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Climbing Tours
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and then admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stroll around Forodhani Gardens, examine the collection at Freddie Mercury Museum, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jozani Forest.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kilimanjaro National Park to Zanzibar City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jozani Forest
Highlights from your plan
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Forodhani Gardens ©
Forodhani Gardens

3
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls driving holiday planner.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Victoria Falls in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zanzibar City to Victoria Falls is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in June: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Helicopter Tours
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

2
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Savute Reserve. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chobe National Park journey builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

2
nights
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Okavango Delta trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Highlights from your plan
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park sightseeing planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okavango Delta to Etosha National Park. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

2
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
On the 30th (Wed), examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, thensee the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Parliament Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Etosha National Park to Windhoek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, try your luck at Montecasino, and then make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Mandela House and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Windhoek to Johannesburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windhoek to Johannesburg. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Windhoek in July; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Sandton
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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