25 days in Africa Itinerary

25 days in Africa Itinerary

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25 days in Africa Itinerary

Kabul, Afghanistan
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Windhoek, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Lusaka, Zambia
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  8​h 15​min
Giza, Egypt
— 3 nights
+4
train + foot + bus + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Abu Simbel, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Kabul, Afghanistan

3
days
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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, stroll through Boulders Beach, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town online day trip planner .

Kabul, Afghanistan to Cape Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kabul to Cape Town is minus 2 hours. May in Cape Town sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), you're off toOkavango Delta.

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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park

1
day
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
You've now added Okavango Delta to your itinerary.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Okavango Delta visit planner .

You can fly from Cape Town to Okavango Delta in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Cape Town in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Okavango Delta, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. On the 13th (Sun), you're off toWindhoek.

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#Parks, #Wildlife

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Okavango Delta
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Okavango Delta ©
Okavango Delta

1
day
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Okavango Delta to Windhoek takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Okavango Delta to Windhoek, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.

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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Katutura Township ©
Katutura Township

2
days
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Dune 45 Sossusvlei has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), head outdoors with Dune 45 Sossusvlei. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Kuiseb River and then take a memorable drive along Kuiseb Pass.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Namib-Naukluft Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Namib-Naukluft Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, daytime highs in Namib-Naukluft Park are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Kuiseb Pass
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Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei

1
day
Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaminuka Game Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lusaka trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Namib-Naukluft Park to Lusaka by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Western African Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Lusaka to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central African Time (CAT) to Eastern African Time (EAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi holiday builder site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Nairobi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off toMarrakech.

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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

4
days
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech holiday maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Marrakech takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech. Traveling from Nairobi in May, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Bahia Palace ©
Bahia Palace
Medina of Marrakesh ©
Medina of Marrakesh

2
days
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza and then contemplate the long history of Pharonic Village. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Khafre's Pyramid, then make a trip to Great Sphinx, and then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Giza road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Marrakech to Giza takes 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Giza when traveling from Marrakech in May, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abu Simbel.

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Khafre's Pyramid ©
Khafre's Pyramid

1
day
Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel online route builder .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Giza to Abu Simbel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, Abu Simbel is a bit warmer than Giza - with highs of 45°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

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Lake Nasser
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex
Lake Nasser ©
Lake Nasser

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