42 days in Africa Itinerary

42 days in Africa Itinerary

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 3 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 4 nights

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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Anse Georgette and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Volbert.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island trip itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Praslin Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Praslin Island. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, expect nights in Praslin Island to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Anse Volbert ©
Anse Volbert

5
nights

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 24th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Praslin Island to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 14 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Praslin Island to Maasai Mara National Reserve due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Praslin Island in October, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

3
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Luxor takes 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Luxor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, plan for much hotter days in Luxor, with highs around 41°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Highlights from your plan
Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

4
nights
Cairo, Egypt

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and don't miss a visit to Assawi Wheel.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo day trip planner.

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in October, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

5
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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

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 4th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech road trip planning site.

Getting from Cairo to Marrakech by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Cairo in November, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marrakech

Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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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: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take the plunge with Skydive Tandem Company, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls day trip planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 22.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Victoria Falls. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Marrakech in November, with highs in Victoria Falls at 38°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skydive Tandem Company ©
Skydive Tandem Company
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
River Rafting & Tubing

5
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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Cape Town is a bit cooler than Victoria Falls - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
African Story Wine Tours ©
African Story Wine Tours
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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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.
Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 17th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: get a tailor-made plan with Legend Safaris, trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in November, you will find days in Kruger National Park are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of RĂ©union. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Leu side-trips: Cascade de Grand Galet (in Saint-Joseph), Cilaos (La Roche Merveilleuse & Piton des Neiges) and Maido (in Saint-Paul). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and get interesting insight from Aventure Pei Canyoning.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint-Leu online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kruger National Park to Saint-Leu. The time zone difference when traveling from Kruger National Park to Saint-Leu is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Saint-Leu when traveling from Kruger National Park in November, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet

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Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
When in Grand Baie, make a side trip to see Papa's Dream in Trou d'eau Douce, approximately Trou d'eau Douce away. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Ved Holistic Care Centre, play a few rounds at Mont Choisy Le Golf, see Quad Activities, and admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Baie trip site.

You can fly from Saint-Leu to Grand Baie in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In November in Grand Baie, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ved Holistic Care Centre ©
Ved Holistic Care Centre
Papa's Dream ©
Papa's Dream
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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