22 days in Africa Itinerary

22 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa trip planner
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Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Drive to Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Drive to Livingstone, Fly to Cardiff

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Marrakech, Morocco — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle and then admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, and finally don't miss a visit to Koubba Almoravid.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech itinerary planning app.

Cardiff, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Cardiff in August, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 24 hours. Traveling from Marrakech to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — 5 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 13th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 14th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kruger National Park: Kruger National Park (in Nelspruit) and Kumbaya Home Decor (in Hoedspruit). Spend the 18th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail and stroll through Bushmans Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Kruger National Park. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Kruger National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cape Town.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

Cape Town, South Africa — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and admire all the interesting features of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cape Town online tour planner.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in August, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Victoria Falls.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 4 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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls travel route site.

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 August, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Tours · Nature · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29: