30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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Giza, Egypt
— 1 day
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Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 day
Drive
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Giza, Egypt

— 1 day
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Barque Solaire.

Start your trip to Giza by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Cairo to Giza is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Giza are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to fly to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:

Luxor, Egypt

— 2 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Tomb of Sennedjem. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, then get advice or help at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Giza in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to fly to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 1 night
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Passerose and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Glacis Noir, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Praslin Island in 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxor to Praslin Island is 2 hours. Traveling from Luxor in September, expect nights in Praslin Island to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City and then browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Johannesburg in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Praslin Island in September: highs in Johannesburg hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Casinos · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

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.
Spend the 8th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail and hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kruger National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nelspruit: Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & The Elephant Sanctuary). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, look for gifts at Africa Joy, try to win big at Emnotweni Casino, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nelspruit trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

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: get great views at Cape Point, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Cape Town is slightly colder than Nelspruit - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:

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 21st (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Victoria Falls visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in September, you will find days in Victoria Falls are warmer (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

— 1 day
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Nairobi.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

Nairobi, Kenya

— 1 night

Green City in the Sun

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairobi National Park. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Karen Blixen Museum, stroll through Giraffe Centre, then stop by Penny Winter Boutique, and finally stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nairobi road trip planner.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Nairobi in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. September in Nairobi sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

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.
On the 29th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

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

Fly from Nairobi to Marrakech in 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech. Traveling from Nairobi in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Marrakech: highs are around 38°C and lows about 21°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30: