28 days in Africa Itinerary

28 days in Africa Itinerary

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28 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  32​h
1
Maputo, Mozambique
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 3 nights
Drive:  23​h 15​min
3
Moroni, Comoros
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
4
Ifaty, Madagascar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
6
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Vancouver, Canada

4
nights
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Inhaca Island and Maputo Central Train Station. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, get engrossed in the history at National Money Museum, admire the engineering at Barragem dos Pequenos Libombos, and head off the coast to Xefina Pequena.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Maputo trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Maputo is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Maputo, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Maputo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Maputo

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Tunduru Gardens ©
Tunduru Gardens
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

3
nights
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Mozambique Island is known for adventure, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fort Sao Sebastian and explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mozambique Island route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Mozambique Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Maputo in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mozambique Island, with lows around 22°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off toMoroni.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fort Sao Sebastian ©
Fort Sao Sebastian

4
nights
Moroni, Comoros

Moroni ©
Moroni is the largest city, federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean. Moroni is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquée de Moroni.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Moroni itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Mozambique Island to Moroni with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central African Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Moroni sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll set off for Ifaty on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Moroni

#Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Grande Mosquée de Moroni ©
Grande Mosquée de Moroni

2
nights
Ifaty, Madagascar

Ifaty ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lokaro Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ifaty: Domaine de la Cascade (in Fort Dauphin), Isalo National Park (in Isalo) and Musee Rabesandratana (in Toliara).

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ifaty day trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Moroni to Ifaty with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Ifaty

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Dauphin, Isalo National Park, Musee Rabesandratana
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Isalo National Park ©
Isalo National Park
Musee Rabesandratana ©
Musee Rabesandratana

3
nights
Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rova - Le Palais de la Reine and Open-air markets: Andravoahangy. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lemurs' Park, and appreciate the history behind Monument aux Morts.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Antananarivo day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ifaty to Antananarivo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Antananarivo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Antananarivo

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Analakely Market ©
Analakely Market
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park

4
nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Explore hidden gems such as Constance Links Golf and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of Grand Baie with an excursion to Spas & Wellness in Trou d'eau Douce--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Grand Gaube Beach, stop by Le Rendez-Vous, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Baie trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Antananarivo to Grand Baie takes 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Antananarivo to Grand Baie due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Antananarivo in July, things will get a bit warmer in Grand Baie: highs are around 28°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chamarel.

Things to do in Grand Baie

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

SSR Botanic Garden, Scuba & Snorkeling, Spas & Wellness, Mont Choisy Beach, Constance Links Golf
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ebony Forest Chamarel and Paradis Hotel Golf Club. Change things up with a short trip to La Vanille Nature Park in Riviere des Anguilles (about 58 minutes away). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, appreciate the history behind International Slave Route Monument, browse for treasures at Le Dernier Comptoir, and explore and take pictures at Seven Colored Earths.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chamarel trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Grand Baie to Chamarel by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Chamarel can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Morne, Mauritius, Le Dernier Comptoir, La Vanille Nature Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall
La Vanille Nature Park ©
La Vanille Nature Park
Seven Colored Earths ©
Seven Colored Earths

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