19 days in Africa Itinerary

19 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
Drive to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Fly to Islamabad


Cairo, Egypt — 3 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo online vacation maker.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Cairo is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Islamabad to Cairo, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Cairo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip

Marrakech, Morocco — 5 nights

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 17th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Medersa Ben Youssef, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cairo in October since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Victoria Falls.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Thu), snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park. Keep things going the next day: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls day trip planning website.

Getting from Marrakech to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 23 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central Africa Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Victoria Falls: highs are around 39°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.
Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Cape Town, South Africa — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take a stroll through Bo-kaap.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town day trip planning app.

Fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria Falls in October, things will get a bit cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 27°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to Kruger National Park.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Kruger National Park, South Africa — 3 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 Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre (in Hoedspruit). Spend the 27th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park visit app.

Getting from Cape Town to Kruger National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in October, you will find days in Kruger National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Side Trips