9 days in Kenya & Africa Itinerary

9 days in Kenya & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Rome, Italy
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
3
Giza, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Rome, Italy


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2
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
You've now added Nature Exploration Safaris to your itinerary. On the 17th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, thenstroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and then take an exotic tour of Nature Exploration Safaris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park and then browse the exhibits of Upepo Photography Gallery.

Make your Nairobi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Rome, Italy to Nairobi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rome in August, with highs in Nairobi at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Nature Exploration Safaris ©
Nature Exploration Safaris
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Robben Island Museum and Groot Constantia. Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Maclear's Beacon. There's lots more to do: get great views at Cape Point, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope, take a stroll through Bo-kaap, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Cape Town takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in August; daily highs in Cape Town reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Cape Town

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia

1
night
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 22nd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Step Pyramid of Djoser and then delve into the distant past at Mastaba of Mereruka. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, and then browse the exhibits of Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Giza visit planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Giza in 14.5 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: high temperatures in Giza hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Saqqara
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser

1
night
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, thenpause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip maker site.

You can fly from Giza to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Giza in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 49°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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