31 days in Africa Itinerary

31 days in Africa Itinerary

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Luxor, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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Fes, Morocco
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Luxor, Egypt

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and stop by Gaddis & Co..

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor day trip planning website.

Amritsar, India to Luxor is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amritsar to Luxor is minus 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:

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Cairo, Egypt

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.
When in Cairo, make a side trip to see Great Sphinx in Giza, approximately Giza away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and explore the galleries of Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cairo tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Luxor in May, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Fes, Morocco

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fes online holiday planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Fes in 12 hours. Traveling from Cairo to Fes, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Fes reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Marrakech, Morocco

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 12th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

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Cape Town, South Africa

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: stroll through Cape Point, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

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Fly from Marrakech to Cape Town in 22 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 2 hours. In May, Cape Town is little chillier than Marrakech - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 15 — 21:

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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 Kruger National Park with an excursion to Qualito Craft Distillery in Phalaborwa--about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 22nd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kruger National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Johannesburg, South Africa

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and then try to win big at Montecasino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): try to win big at Gold Reef City.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kruger National Park in May since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Casinos · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): kick back and relax at Anse Volbert and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Praslin Island sightseeing planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Praslin Island in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Seychelles Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Johannesburg in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Praslin Island, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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