30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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30 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
8
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru, India

1
night
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore and take pictures at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Tomb of Queen Nefertari, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, and finally appreciate the history behind Luxor Sound and Light Show with transportation.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip tool .

Bengaluru, India to Luxor is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Luxor is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in July: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 48°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE- Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE- Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate the long history of Mohamed Ali Mosque, and see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cairo day trip planning site .

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
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, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Marrakech takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Cairo in July, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Bahia Palace ©
Bahia Palace

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 23.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

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.
Spend the 14th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip planner .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls by combination of car and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls is minus 1 hour. In July in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

4
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.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cape of Good Hope, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach, contemplate the long history of Iziko Koopmans-De Wet House, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in July, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

2
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Sudwala Caves, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit trip builder tool .

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in July, you will find days in Nelspruit are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden

3
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Take a break from Kruger National Park with a short trip to Safaris in Hoedspruit, about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Safaris
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Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail
Safaris

3
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
When in Johannesburg, make a side trip to see Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill, learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, and try to win big at Montecasino.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg trip maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Johannesburg is little chillier than Kruger National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Sandton, Voortrekker Monument
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, outdoors, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, get outside with Ilot Saint-Pierre, kick back and relax at Anse Volbert, and appreciate the views at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Praslin Island day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Praslin Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Seychelles Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, you will find days in Praslin Island are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

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