32 days in Africa Itinerary

32 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
2
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
4
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
5
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 3 nights
6
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
7
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
8
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights

4
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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, make a trip to Jemaa el-Fna, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech sightseeing planner.

New York City, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Marrakech is 5 hours. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 100°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, and admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi travel app.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nairobi takes 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi. When traveling from Marrakech in August, plan for colder days in Nairobi, with highs around 74°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

4
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 10th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 11th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

1
night
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Nature · Parks
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Seronera ©
Seronera

3
nights
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 14th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then explore and take pictures at Olduvai Gorge.

Plan my day in Ngorongoro Conservation Area using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

5
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Shopping · Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

5
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.
Spend the 22nd (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Victoria Falls to Kruger National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in August: highs in Kruger National Park hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

6
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, explore and take pictures at Chapman's Peak Drive, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town online itinerary builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in August, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (65°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 1:
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African Story Wine Tours ©
African Story Wine Tours
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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