30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa trip planner

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Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Drive to Nairobi, Fly to Praslin Island
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Cairo, Egypt

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
When in Cairo, make a side trip to see Great Sphinx in Giza, approximately Giza away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary planning website.

Chennai, India to Cairo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chennai to Cairo, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in November, things will get a bit cooler in Cairo: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 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 8th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marrakech attractions planner.

Fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in November, plan for little chillier nights in Marrakech, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 3 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 (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Victoria Falls takes 23 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Victoria Falls. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marrakech in November: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 38°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 5 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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, take a stroll through Bo-kaap, and admire all the interesting features of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town road trip planning tool.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Cape Town by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria Falls in November, things will get a bit cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 18:

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 4 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.
When in Kruger National Park, make a side trip to see Kruger National Park in Nelspruit, approximately Nelspruit away. Spend the 19th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. It doesn't end there: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushmans Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in November: highs in Kruger National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 5 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 24th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 25th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Kruger National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve with the Route module. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in November: highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 3 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll through Anse Lazio and then delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): head off the coast to Curieuse Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Praslin Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Praslin Island by combination of car and flight takes about 15 hours. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Praslin Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Praslin Island, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30: