22 days in Africa Itinerary

22 days in Africa Itinerary

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22 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Shark's Bay Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Sinai and Blue Hole. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In November in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Sinai, Blue Hole
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Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Shark Diving

2
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): head off the coast to Mahmya Island, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, Hurghada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mahmya Island ©
Mahmya Island

3
nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Explore hidden gems such as Elphinstone Reef and Scuba & Snorkeling. Visiting Abu Dabbab Beach and Sharm El Luli will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marsa Alam trip planner .

Drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In November in Marsa Alam, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Valley of the Nobles and Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina). Get some historical perspective at Tomb of Ramses VI and Valley of the Kings. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Luxor when traveling from Marsa Alam in November, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Valley of the Queens
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Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

2
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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Zipline. Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Victoria Falls Bridge. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Getting from Luxor to Victoria Falls by combination of flight and car takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Luxor in November, expect Victoria Falls to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Twelve Apostles and Camp's Bay Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Robben Island Museum and Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platteklip Gorge, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Cape Town tour builder app .

Getting from Victoria Falls to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In November, Cape Town is little chillier than Victoria Falls - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

3
nights
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park and Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary. Step out of the city life by going to Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Knysna (Knysna Heads, Goldsmiths Knysna | Bespoke Jewellers | Diamond Dealers, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cape Town in November: highs in Plettenberg Bay hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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