22 days in Africa Itinerary

22 days in Africa Itinerary

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22 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  25​h
1
Lagos, Nigeria
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Accra, Ghana
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Tunis, Tunisia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
5
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

4
nights
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: The Henna Place (in Lekki) and Olumo Rock (in Abeokuta). There's still lots to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Mindscape Childrens Museum, contemplate the long history of Freedom Park, examine the collection at The National Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Lennox Mall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lagos day trip planning app .

Los Angeles, USA to Lagos is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Lagos is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Lagos: highs are around 86°F and lows about 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Accra.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lekki, Olumo Rock
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Mindscape Childrens Museum ©
Mindscape Childrens Museum
Tarkwa Bay Beach ©
Tarkwa Bay Beach

4
nights
Accra, Ghana

Accra ©
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Accra is known for beaches, shopping, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Artists Alliance Gallery, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ghana, get some fabulous bargains at Trashy Bags, and appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Accra trip builder tool .

Getting from Lagos to Accra by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Accra due to the time zone difference. June in Accra sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Accra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Global Mamas ©
Global Mamas
Artists Alliance Gallery ©
Artists Alliance Gallery

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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Accra to Marrakech in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. While traveling from Accra, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

3
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Get out of town with these interesting Tunis side-trips: Hammamet (Medina of Hammamet, Yasmin Hammamet, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, admire the striking features of Marche central de Tunis, Fondouk El Ghala, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Ibn Khaldoun.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tunis route maker website .

You can fly from Marrakech to Tunis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Marrakech in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Tunis, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hammamet, Musee National Militaire
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

3
nights
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Addis Ababa is known for museums, historic sites, nature, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, look for gifts at Sabahar, examine the collection at Ethnological Museum, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Addis Ababa holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Tunis to Addis Ababa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Tunis in July, plan for much colder days in Addis Ababa, with highs around 70°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Photography Tours
Coffee & Tea Tours
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

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