15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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15 days in Africa Itinerary

Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  19​h
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Mombasa, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Fly + Drive + bus + Drive:  9​h 45​min
Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Cape Town, South Africa

3
days
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.
Get some cultural insight at Medina of Marrakesh and Jardin Majorelle. Visit Bahia Palace and El Badi Palace for their historical value. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, gain insight at Ben Youssef Madrasa, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Cape Town, South Africa to Marrakech is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Town in August, expect Marrakech to be much hotter, temps between 45°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Antananarivo.

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Medina of Marrakesh
Bahia Palace
Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

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Antananarivo, Madagascar

Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
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Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Antananarivo takes 18 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Eastern African Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in August, things will get cooler in Antananarivo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mombasa.

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Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

1
day
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Nyali Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bamburi Beach, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

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Getting from Antananarivo to Mombasa by flight takes about 6 hours. In August, Mombasa is a bit warmer than Antananarivo - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tofo.

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Bamburi Beach
Nyali Beach
Old Town

1
day
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
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Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Tofo takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mombasa to Tofo. Traveling from Mombasa in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tofo, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Johannesburg.

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Praia do Tofo

3
days
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Mandela House and Credo Mutwa Cultural Village will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Apartheid Museum and South African National Museum of Military History. Step out of Johannesburg to go to Sandton and see Montecasino, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct and ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

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Traveling by flight from Tofo to Johannesburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tofo in August: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 27°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

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Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

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Montecasino, Mandela House, Credo Mutwa Cultural Village
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Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill
Mandela House

3
days
Cape Town, South Africa

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Robben Island and City Hall. You'll get in some beach time at Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, admire all the interesting features of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, learn about winemaking at Klein Constantia, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Boulders Beach
Table Mountain National Park
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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