15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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15 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
3
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Toronto, Canada

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.
Marrakech is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marrakech day trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Marrakech, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in February, with highs in Marrakech at 23°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Ben Youssef Madrasa ©
Ben Youssef Madrasa
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo route site .

You can fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cairo. Traveling from Marrakech in February, Cairo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Cairo

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

2
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 10th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nairobi trip tool .

Getting from Cairo to Nairobi by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cairo to Nairobi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in February, things will get a bit warmer in Nairobi: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nairobi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

3
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, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cape Town tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Cape Town takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Nairobi to Cape Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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