31 days in Africa Itinerary

31 days in Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Pretoria, South Africa
— 1 night
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Giza, Egypt
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Johannesburg, South Africa — 4 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Satyagraha House. Visit Mandela House and Nelson Mandela Foundation for their historical value. Step out of Johannesburg to go to Krugersdorp and see 7th Heaven Scuba, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, visit Maboneng Precinct, view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg, and explore the galleries of Kim Sacks Gallery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg online itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Johannesburg is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pretoria.
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Pretoria, South Africa — 1 night

A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
Rietvlei Nature Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Kruger House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rietvlei Nature Reserve, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Woodlands Boulevard.

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Traveling by car from Johannesburg to Pretoria takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Johannesburg in March: highs in Pretoria hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Kruger National Park.
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Kruger National Park, South Africa — 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kruger National Park and Phuza Moya Private Game Reserve. Explore Kruger National Park's surroundings by going to Hoedspruit (Kingfisher Gallery & Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre). Spend the 7th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's more to do: stroll through Idube Game Reserve and trek along Bushmans Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip planner.

Fly from Pretoria to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Pretoria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kruger National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa — 7 nights

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Maclear's Beacon and Robben Island Museum. Relax by the water at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Noordhoek Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Cape Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, examine the collection at South African Jewish Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Groot Constantia.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in March, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 5 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Marrakech Museum and David Bloch Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Medersa Ben Youssef and Palacio da Bahia. Spend the 19th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle.

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Fly from Cape Town to Marrakech in 21.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in March, expect Marrakech to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Luxor.
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Luxor, Egypt — 4 nights

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor Museum and Nobles Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Temple of Karnak and Valley of the Kings will appeal to history buffs. When in Luxor, make a side trip to see Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera, approximately Dendera away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, get advice or help at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tomb of Ramases IX, and appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Luxor takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Luxor. Traveling from Marrakech in March, expect Luxor to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Giza.
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Giza, Egypt — 3 nights

Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Get a sense of the local culture at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Great Sphinx. Get some historical perspective at Pyramids of Giza and Memphis and Sakkara. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Giza trip app.

You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in March: highs in Giza hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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