10 days in Africa Itinerary

10 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
2
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 1 night
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
4
Kigali, Rwanda
— 1 night
5
Giza, Egypt
— 2 nights

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Robben Island Museum and Bo-kaap. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, steep yourself in history at Groot Constantia, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town travel route planner.

Chennai, India to Cape Town is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Cape Town is minus 3.5 hours. In August, Cape Town is colder than Chennai - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
District Six Museum ©
District Six Museum
Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Cape Town in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and finally stop by Maboneng Precinct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Mandela House and then learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg day trip tool.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in August, Johannesburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

1
night
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, then browse the exhibits of Niyo Arts Gallery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Campaign Against Genocide Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kigali sightseeing app.

Fly from Johannesburg to Kigali in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in August; daily highs in Kigali reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial

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Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Giza journey site.

You can fly from Kigali to Giza in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kigali in August, with highs in Giza at 41°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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