13 days in Africa Itinerary

13 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
2
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
— 3 nights
3
Mombasa, Kenya
— 2 nights
4
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights

3
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens, and look for gifts at Memories of Zanzibar.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City tour planner.

Nairobi, Kenya to Zanzibar City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nairobi in July: high temperatures in Zanzibar City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dar es Salaam.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

3
nights
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam ©
Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center.
Dar es Salaam is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Mbudya Island, don't miss a visit to Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage, explore the different monuments and memorials at Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dar es Salaam trip planner.

Getting from Zanzibar City to Dar es Salaam by taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Zanzibar City in July since evenings lows in Dar es Salaam dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Mbudya Island ©
Mbudya Island
PPF Tower ©
PPF Tower
Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery ©
Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery

2
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Imani Collective, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nyali Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mombasa tour planner.

You can drive from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. July in Mombasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Safaris
Fort Jesus Museum ©
Fort Jesus Museum
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

4
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.
Spend the 25th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 28th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve route maker tool.

Fly from Mombasa to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Balloon Rides
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

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