32 days in Africa Itinerary

32 days in Africa Itinerary

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32 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h
1
Dahab, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Hurghada, Egypt
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  17 h
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 30 min
6
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  10 h
7
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

3
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coral Reefs and Jackson Reef. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Sinai and Blue Hole. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Ras Mohommed National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, and look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dahab trip simple and quick.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dahab is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in August, with highs in Dahab at 45°C and lows at 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Ras Mohommed National Park, Mount Sinai
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Submarine Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Shark Diving and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's much more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, stroll through Shark's Bay Beach, and browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

4
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada ©
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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Careless Reef. There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Hurghada Equestrian, step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, and examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In August in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Parasailing & Paragliding
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Step off the beaten path and head to Elphinstone Reef and Marsa Shoona Bay. Visiting Abu Dabbab Beach and Swim with Dolphins will get you outdoors. Spend the 14th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli, stroll through Gebel El Rosas, and identify plant and animal life at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam online holiday planner .

Drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hurghada in August: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Swim with Dolphins
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Walking tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Spend the 18th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, push the limits with an extreme tour, snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, and get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Victoria Falls takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from Marsa Alam, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Victoria Falls, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing
Walking tours

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park and Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre. Step off the beaten path and head to Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary and Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary. Step out of Plettenberg Bay to go to Knysna and see Knysna Heads, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's more to do: stroll through Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary website .

Fly from Victoria Falls to Plettenberg Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in August, expect nights in Plettenberg Bay to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
Highlights from your plan
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Visiting Black River Gorges National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Le Morne Brabant and Island Gems And Jewels. Explore Flic En Flac's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Trou aux Biches), La Vanille Nature Park (in Riviere des Anguilles) and Underwater Waterfall (in Le Morne). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Flic en Flac Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Flic En Flac trip planner .

You can fly from Plettenberg Bay to Flic En Flac in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Plettenberg Bay to Flic En Flac due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Plettenberg Bay in August, with highs in Flic En Flac at 29°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Le Morne, La Vanille Nature Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, Island Gems And Jewels
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve ©
Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Petite Anse Kerlan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anse Boudin and Le Glacis Noir. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Georgette, step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, and take in the exciting artwork at Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Praslin Island trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Flic En Flac to Praslin Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Flic En Flac in August, things will get a bit warmer in Praslin Island: highs are around 34°C and lows about 28°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Le Glacis Noir ©
Le Glacis Noir

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