15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
4
Kigali, Rwanda
— 2 nights
5
Giza, Egypt
— 2 nights
6
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights

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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.
Get some cultural insight at District Six Museum and Bo-kaap. The adventure continues: get great views at Cape Point, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope, contemplate the long history of Robben Island Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip builder tool.

Washington DC, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Washington DC to Cape Town, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Cape Town reach 65°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
District Six Museum ©
District Six Museum
Maclear's Beacon ©
Maclear's Beacon

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cape Town in August, you will find days in Kruger National Park are a bit warmer (77°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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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 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and finally stop by Maboneng Precinct. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Mandela House and then brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Johannesburg tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in August, Johannesburg is little chillier at night with lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can 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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about all things military at Campaign Against Genocide Museum, see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, then take in the exciting artwork at Kigali Center for Photography, then browse the exhibits of Niyo Arts Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at MAMA Rwanda Hostel. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Abien Arts Center and then take in the exciting artwork at Talking Through Art.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kigali travel route builder site.

Getting from Johannesburg to Kigali by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Kigali is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums · Shopping
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Abien Arts Center ©
Abien Arts Center

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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 24th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Memphis Historical Site.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Giza trip planner.

You can fly from Kigali to Giza in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Kigali in August, expect Giza to be a bit warmer, temps between 96°F and 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Memphis Historical Site, 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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, then stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, then contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and then contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Giza to Marrakech by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Giza to Marrakech. Traveling from Giza in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Marrakech, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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