32 days in Africa Itinerary

32 days in Africa Itinerary

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32 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Nairobi, Kenya
1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Moshi, Tanzania
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Mombasa, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Livingstone, Zambia
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
9
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Nairobi, Kenya

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Explore hidden gems such as Giraffe Centre and Karura Forest. Spend the 24th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: look for gifts at Utamaduni Craft Centre.

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If you are flying in from Kenya, the closest major airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

4
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Ascend Tanzania. Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Spas. Change things up with these side-trips from Moshi: Chagga Museum (in Marangu) and Mount Kilimanjaro (in Kilimanjaro National Park). Next up on the itinerary: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Moshi driving holiday app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nairobi to Moshi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Chagga Museum, Mount Kilimanjaro
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Safaris

3
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Relax by the water at Nungwi Beach and Kendwa Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Cheetah's Rock. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nungwi day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Nungwi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Nungwi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Kendwa Beach, Cheetah's Rock
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

3
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa ©
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Diani Beach and Safaris. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Mombasa Marine National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Mombasa journey planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Mombasa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Diani Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Get outdoors at Victoria Falls and Safaris. Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and don't miss a visit to Gorge Swing.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Livingstone online journey planner .

Getting from Mombasa to Livingstone by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central African Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mombasa in June, with highs in Livingstone at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Safaris

3
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Take a break from the city and head to Okavango Delta and Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ngamiland East trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Livingstone to Ngamiland East takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. While traveling from Livingstone, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Ngamiland East, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Camp's Bay Beach and Bloubergstrand Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Grotto Beach and Clifton Beaches. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Boulders Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town journey planner .

You can fly from Ngamiland East to Cape Town in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ngamiland East in June: highs in Cape Town hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Grotto Beach
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
Swakopmund, Namibia

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Step off the beaten path and head to Safaris and Kayaking & Canoeing. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dune 7 will get you outdoors. Explore Swakopmund's surroundings by going to Zeila Shipwreck (in Hentiesbaai) and Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, and look for gifts at Die Muschel.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Cape Town to Swakopmund in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Cape Town in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Swakopmund, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Spitzkoppe, Zeila Shipwreck
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Marrakech Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Bahia Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, then admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech vacation planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Swakopmund to Marrakech in 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Swakopmund to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Swakopmund in June, expect Marrakech to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Le Jardin Secret ©
Le Jardin Secret
Spas

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