11 days in Africa Itinerary

11 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa travel route maker

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Marrakech, Morocco
Fly to Zagora, Drive to Merzouga
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Merzouga, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

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.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech day trip planning tool.

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands to Marrakech is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 4 hours. When traveling from St. Croix in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Merzouga.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Merzouga, Morocco

— 3 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the next day, get outside with Thundra Adventure and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Merzouga online journey maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Merzouga in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Cape Town, South Africa

— 4 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get some cultural insight at Groot Constantia and Robben Island Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Point and Franschhoek Motor Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Delaire Graff Estate (in Stellenbosch) and Franschhoek (First South African Perfume Museum & Glenwood Vineyards). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, and indulge your senses at Wine Flies Wine Tours - Day Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town planner.

You can fly from Merzouga to Cape Town in 29 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Merzouga to Cape Town is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

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