32 days in Africa Itinerary

32 days in Africa Itinerary

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32 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
4
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
6
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Drive + Bus + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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 Sharm El Sheikh with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and stop by Secret Of Egypt.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Sharm El Sheikh due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Sharm El Sheikh at 45°C and lows at 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

3
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.
Spend the 24th (Mon) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

For where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada route planner.

You can 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. In August in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins
Safaris

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Cairo is slightly colder than Hurghada - with highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

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

3
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 shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cairo in August since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

3
nights
Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): get advice or help at Medina Children's Library, then look for gifts at Coin Berbere, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Fes attractions planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Harare.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere

2
nights
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): Head underground at Domboshawa Caves and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Haka Game Park, then stroll through Thetford Game Reserve, and then look for gifts at Simpli Simbi.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Harare online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Fes to Harare in 19 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Fes to Harare due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fes in September, expect Harare to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Domboshawa Caves
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Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary ©
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Haka Game Park ©
Haka Game Park

2
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Savute Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chobe National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Harare to Chobe National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

1
night
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

To find maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ngamiland East tour site .

Getting from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East by flight takes about 4 hours. September in Ngamiland East sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife
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3
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: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and car from Ngamiland East to Victoria Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

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: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online travel planner .

Getting from Victoria Falls to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in September, you will find days in Cape Town are colder (23°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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