15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
4
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Cape Point and Platteklip Gorge. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Hoek Beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Cape Town is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

2
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.
On the 17th (Sun), stroll through Mara North Conservancy and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve route planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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.
On the 19th (Tue), stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi day trip planner.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nairobi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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 21st (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Marrakech road trip planning website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Marrakech in 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech. While traveling from Nairobi, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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