37 days in Africa Itinerary

37 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights

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5
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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

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.
Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, awaken your taste buds at Peterbringsyoueverywhere.com, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Marrakech vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Istanbul, Turkey to Marrakech is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Istanbul to Marrakech. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, get a dose of the wild on African Exodus Safaris, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Victoria Falls takes 22.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Victoria Falls is 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Victoria Falls, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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Skydive Tandem Company ©
Skydive Tandem Company
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, trek along Platteklip Gorge, get great views at Cape Point, and visit Abseil Africa.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cape Town visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in October; daily highs in Cape Town reach 27°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

4
nights

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.
When in Kruger National Park, make a side trip to see Qualito Craft Distillery in Phalaborwa, approximately Phalaborwa away. Spend the 10th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Idube Game Reserve, delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Cape Town in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

2
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stop by Joubert en Seuns Padstal, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, then Head underground at Sudwala Caves, and finally see the interesting displays at Sudwala Dinosaur Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nelspruit vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nelspruit: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Montrose Falls ©
Montrose Falls
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Joubert en Seuns Padstal ©
Joubert en Seuns Padstal

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu ©
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Leu: Saint-Paul (Fly 974 Tandem & Maido), Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges, shake up your sightseeing with Aventure Pei Canyoning, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kelonia.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Leu road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nelspruit to Saint-Leu. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Réunion Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Nelspruit in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Saint-Leu, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Maido ©
Maido

4
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Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 21st (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 22nd (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Saint-Leu to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 19 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Réunion Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Leu in October, you will find days in Maasai Mara National Reserve are little chillier (20°C), and nights are much colder (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then enjoy unforgettable views with Serengeti Balloon Safaris.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park takes 4 hours. In October in Serengeti National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Serengeti Balloon Safaris ©
Serengeti Balloon Safaris
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
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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.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip website.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Tarangire National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park online holiday planner.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights

Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilimanjaro National Park day trip site.

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

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