37 days in Africa Itinerary

37 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Drive to Le Morne
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Le Morne, Mauritius
— 3 nights
Unknown
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Hurghada
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Old Biscuit Mill and Watershed. First South African Perfume Museum and The African Portrait Art Gallery 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, whizz through the canopy at Abseil Africa, 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 79°F and lows are around 60°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 · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, then stroll 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 75°F in December, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Golf
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

3
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Victoria Falls Bridge. Do your shopping at Prime Art Gallery and Cultural Vibes Music Shop. Spend the 13th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Victoria Falls takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Plettenberg Bay in December: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 87°F and lows are around 69°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

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:

3
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Le Morne, Mauritius

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 The Mauritius Glass Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Underwater Waterfall and Paradis Golf Club Beachcomber. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Le Morne Beach, contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, pause for some photo ops at International Slave Route Monument, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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 86°F, and evening lows to 74°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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

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La Digue Island, Seychelles

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 Source D'Argent. Visiting Anse La Reunion Beach and Veuve Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Grosse Roche Beach, stroll through Anse Fourmis, and hike along Nid d’Aigle.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the La Digue Island online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Le Morne to La Digue Island. In December in La Digue Island, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:

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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.
Get outdoors at Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grande Soeur island and Galerie Passerose. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Petite Anse Kerlan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Matthew Apostle Church, and head outdoors with Fond Ferdinand.

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You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in an hour. In December in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

3
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

City of Peace

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 Subacquei Clandestini CCF Sharm will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Heavenly Cathedral and Mangrove Beach. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Old Market, take an in-depth tour of King Tut Museum, look for gifts at Mall Darya, and identify plant and animal life at Only One Apnea Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh travel route builder site.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Sharm El Sheikh in 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Praslin Island in December, expect Sharm El Sheikh to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

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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.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Hurghada when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, with lows around 57°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 · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:

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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, then tour 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 take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 61°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 · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and Climbing Tours. Koutoubia Mosque and Palacio da Bahia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 4th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, examine the collection at Boucharouite Museum, hike along Berber Ecomuseum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Marrakech takes 15.5 hours. Traveling from Marsa Alam to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marsa Alam in January, Marrakech is little chillier at night with lows of 42°F. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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