31 days in Africa Itinerary

31 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
2
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 3 nights
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
4
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 2 nights
5
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
6
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
7
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
8
Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
9
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Camp's Bay Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bo-kaap and District Six Museum. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, stop by Abseil Africa, admire all the interesting features of Chapman's Peak Drive, and do a tasting at Klein Constantia.

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Philadelphia, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Cape Town. In August, Cape Town is much colder than Philadelphia - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Camp's Bay Beach ©
Camp's Bay Beach
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Robberg Nature Reserve and Birds of Eden. Visiting Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre and Knysna Elephant Park will get you outdoors. Explore Plettenberg Bay's surroundings by going to Knysna (Garden Route National Park, Knysna Heads, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, do a tasting at Plettenvale Wines, and sample the tasty concoctions at Mitchell's Brewery.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay online trip builder.

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
Highlights from your plan
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Bushmans Trail. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, trek along Lonely Bull Trail, and stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail.

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Fly from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Plettenberg Bay in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

2
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

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 14th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nungwi trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kruger National Park to Nungwi with the Route module. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Kruger National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nungwi, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nungwi

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

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mara Triangle. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Olypunyata Swamp and then look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Nungwi to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Olypunyata Swamp ©
Olypunyata Swamp

2
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
On the 19th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Anse and then kick back and relax at Spiagge di Anse Marron. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent, kick back and relax at Anse La Reunion Beach, and then kick back and relax at Anse Coco Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the La Digue Island online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to La Digue Island takes 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Seychelles Time is 1 hour. August in La Digue Island sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Petite Anse
Highlights from your plan
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Volbert and then kick back and relax at Anse Possession. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Cousin, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette, and then trek along Le Glacis Noir.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Praslin Island day trip app.

Getting from La Digue Island to Praslin Island by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for Hurghada.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
Highlights from your plan
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Cousin ©
Cousin

3
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback and then step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hurghada road trip planner.

Fly from Praslin Island to Hurghada in 16 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island to Hurghada, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Praslin Island in August; daily highs in Hurghada reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Marrakech.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Koutoubia Mosque. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Medersa Ben Youssef and Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Marrakech online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hurghada to Marrakech in 13 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Hurghada to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Hurghada in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marrakech, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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