56 days in Africa Itinerary

56 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Casablanca, Train to Marrakech
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Bras-Panon
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Bras-Panon, Reunion Island
— 6 nights
Drive
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Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
— 3 nights
Drive to Roland Garros Airport, Fly to Johannesburg
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Drive to Livingstone, Fly to Kigali, Bus to Goma
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
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Giza, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

— 6 nights

Red City

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 31st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 4th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech vacation planner.

Orlando, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Orlando to Marrakech, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marrakech, with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Marrakech

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 4:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 4 nights
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, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Passerose, and look for all kinds of wild species at One Love Boat Charter Seychelles.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Praslin Island route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Praslin Island takes 21.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Marrakech to Praslin Island. When traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for slightly colder days in Praslin Island, with highs around 85°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 77°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bras-Panon.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:

Bras-Panon, Reunion Island

— 6 nights
Bras-Panon is a commune in the department and region of Réunion. You've now added Cascade Blanche to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Bras-Panon side-trips: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe), Hell-Bourg (Canyoning, Envergure Reunion & Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien) and Anse des Cascades (in Sainte-Rose). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Trois Roches, trek along Point de vue sur le trou de fer, delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Belouve, and look for gifts at Coopérative Pro Vanille.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bras-Panon tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Praslin Island to Bras-Panon with the Route module. Traveling from Praslin Island in June, things will get little chillier in Bras-Panon: highs are around 79°F and lows about 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Bras-Panon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:

Saint-Paul, Reunion Island

— 3 nights
Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Paul: Cilaos (La Roche Merveilleuse & Piton des Neiges), Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose). There's much more to do: make a trip to Maido, get outside with Cap Noir, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ermitage.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Paul trip maker app.

You can drive from Bras-Panon to Saint-Paul in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Take a break from Johannesburg with a short trip to 7th Heaven Scuba in Krugersdorp, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 23rd (Wed) trying your luck at Gold Reef City. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Paul to Johannesburg. Traveling from Saint-Paul to Johannesburg, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 5 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nelspruit side-trips: Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton) and Hazyview (Elephant Whispers, Perry's Bridge Reptile Park, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Montrose Falls, admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Nelspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nelspruit, with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 6 nights
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.
Explore Kruger National Park's surroundings by going to Hoedspruit (Kumbaya Home Decor & Drakensig Golf Club) and Qualito Craft Distillery (in Phalaborwa). Spend the 29th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at AM Spa Kruger, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park route builder.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 6 nights

Mother City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, indulge your taste buds at Wine Flies Wine Tours - Day Tours, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 10:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 6 nights
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 13th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in July: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Goma.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 16:

Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

— 3 nights
Nestled between two opposites--a lake and a volcano--Goma represents an adventurous vacation spot.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Virunga National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nyiragongo.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Goma trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Victoria Falls to Goma takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Goma when traveling from Victoria Falls in July, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Giza.

Things to do in Goma

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Giza, Egypt

— 4 nights
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
When in Giza, make a side trip to see Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids in Saqqara, approximately Saqqara away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Giza tour planner.

You can fly from Goma to Giza in 13 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Goma in July: high temperatures in Giza hover around 95°F and lows are around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Giza

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23: