30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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Giza, Egypt
— 1 day
2
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
3
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
5
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
6
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
7
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
8
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
9
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 day
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
11
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights

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Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
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 take a train; or take a bus. 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 travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
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 pause for some photo ops at 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 answers to all your questions 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 bus. 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 travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

1
night
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
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): take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Passerose and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. On the next day, trek along Le Glacis Noir and then identify plant and animal life at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Praslin Island route builder app.

Fly from Luxor to Praslin Island in 15.5 hours. Traveling from Luxor to Praslin Island, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxor in September, you will find days in Praslin Island are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Le Glacis Noir ©
Le Glacis Noir

1
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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 contemplate the long history 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 10.5 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 travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Casinos · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Jack Friedman Eastgate
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

4
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
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: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail and hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park travel planning app.

Fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

3
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Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
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 car from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and 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 travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hazyview, Africa Joy
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
The Elephant Sanctuary ©
The Elephant Sanctuary

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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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, trek along Platteklip Gorge, 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 4.5 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 travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls travel route builder site.

Getting from Cape Town to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in September, you will find days in Victoria Falls are much warmer (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
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 14.5 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:
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairobi National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at 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 travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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