34 days in Africa Itinerary

34 days in Africa Itinerary

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34 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  1​h
3
Port Louis, Mauritius
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Durban, South Africa
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
5
Stellenbosch, South Africa
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
8
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
10
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 day
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  11​h
11
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
12
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, outdoors, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, browse the exhibits of Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery, admire the verdant scenery at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Passerose.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Praslin Island online holiday planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Praslin Island is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Praslin Island. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, expect nights in Praslin Island to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cousin
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

1
night
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chamarel online tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Praslin Island to Chamarel in 5 hours. In September, Chamarel is a bit cooler than Praslin Island - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Louis.

Things to do in Chamarel

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Black River Gorges National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

2
nights
Port Louis, Mauritius

A multicultural melting pot of a city, the Mauritian capital of Port Louis--or simply "Louis," as it's affectionately known--represents the most populous area of Mauritius.
On the 6th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, try to win big at The Crown Lodge, then examine the collection at Blue Penny Museum, then appreciate the history behind Pere Laval's Shrine, and finally look for gifts at A Pinch of Salt. On your second day here, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Louis day trip website .

Do a combination of car and bus from Chamarel to Port Louis in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Port Louis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Port Louis

Tours Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

SSR Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
The Crown Lodge ©
The Crown Lodge

1
night
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
On the 8th (Sun), have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then admire all the interesting features of Moses Mabhida Stadium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Durban road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Port Louis to Durban takes 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mauritius Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. September in Durban sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Moses Mabhida Stadium ©
Moses Mabhida Stadium
Room Escape Games

1
night
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Stony Point Penguin Colony and then do a tasting at Spier Wine Farm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Stellenbosch road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Durban to Stellenbosch in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in September, expect Stellenbosch to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Stony Point Penguin Colony
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
Stony Point Penguin Colony
Spier Wine Farm ©
Spier Wine Farm

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.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, admire all the interesting features of Cape of Good Hope, steep yourself in history at Robben Island Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town vacation builder site .

You can drive from Stellenbosch to Cape Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

5
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.
Spend the 16th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in September, plan for warmer days in Victoria Falls, with highs around 38°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

3
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Marrakech takes 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. In September in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

2
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Essaouira trip planner .

Getting from Marrakech to Essaouira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in September, expect nights in Essaouira to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

1
day
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Essaouira to Chefchaouen in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

2
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Cairo road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Chefchaouen to Cairo takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chefchaouen to Cairo. In September, daytime highs in Cairo are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

2
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, then delve into the distant past at Colossi of Memnon, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery, then delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Luxor travel planner .

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in September, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in October: highs in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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