37 days in Africa Itinerary

37 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
2
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 3 nights
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
4
Le Morne, Mauritius
— 3 nights
5
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
6
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
7
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
8
Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
9
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 2 nights
10
Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights

4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Old Biscuit Mill and Watershed. First South African Perfume Museum and Heart of Cape Town Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Franschhoek (Lynx Wine & Eikehof). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles, hike along Platteklip Gorge, and examine the collection at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip builder app.

Atlanta, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Cape Town. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in December: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Franschhoek
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, thenstroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and finally view the masterpieces at Porcupine Ceramics. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): tee off at Plettenberg Bay Country Club and then stroll through Radical Raptors.

Plan trip to Plettenberg Bay with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Wildlife Parks Golf
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Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary ©
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

3
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.
Do your shopping at Prime Art Gallery and Cultural Vibes Music Shop. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Zipline. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip itinerary site.

Getting from Plettenberg Bay to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Plettenberg Bay in December; daily highs in Victoria Falls reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Zipline
Safaris

3
nights
Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Black River Gorges National Park and Le Morne Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mauritius Glass Gallery and Paradis Golf Club Beachcomber. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Underwater Waterfall, admire all the interesting features of International Slave Route Monument, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Le Morne trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Victoria Falls to Le Morne with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Le Morne is 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Le Morne

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Rhumerie de Chamarel, The Mauritius Glass Gallery, The Martello Tower Museum
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Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach

2
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La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Relax by the water at Grand Anse and Anse La Reunion Beach. Visiting Anse Source D'Argent and Anse Pierrot Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Veuve Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nid d’Aigle, and kick back and relax at Anse Grosse Roche Beach.

Planning La Digue Island trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Le Morne to La Digue Island. In December, daily temperatures in La Digue Island can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Anse Grosse Roche Beach ©
Anse Grosse Roche Beach

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galerie Passerose and Praslin Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anse Georgette and Petite Anse Kerlan. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Matthew Apostle Church, explore the gorgeous colors at Grande Soeur island, and get outside with Fond Ferdinand.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Praslin Island travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Praslin Island can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Grande Soeur island ©
Grande Soeur island
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan

3
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Mangrove Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Market and The Heavenly Cathedral. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Mall Darya, get engrossed in the history at King Tut Museum, see some colorful creatures with Only One Apnea Center, and catch all the local highlights with Bibo Viaggi.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Fly from Praslin Island to Sharm El Sheikh in 15.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Praslin Island to Sharm El Sheikh due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Praslin Island in December, with highs in Sharm El Sheikh at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Only One Apnea Center ©
Only One Apnea Center
King Tut Museum ©
King Tut Museum

2
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Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Omo Gamaar and then kick back and relax at Zeytuna Beach. On your second day here, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hurghada trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Hurghada when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
Zeytuna Beach ©
Zeytuna Beach

2
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Marsa Alam, Egypt

The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
On the 1st (Wed), stroll through Gebel El Rosas, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Shoona Bay, and then get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marsa Alam online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Marsa Alam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
Gebel El Rosas ©
Gebel El Rosas
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

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Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and Horseback Riding Tours. Koutoubia Mosque and Palacio da Bahia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Marrakech with an excursion to Climbing Tours in Imlil--about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 4th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: make a trip to Jemaa el-Fna, hike along Berber Ecomuseum, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and see the interesting displays at Boucharouite Museum.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Marrakech takes 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Marsa Alam in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marrakech, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Climbing Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech

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