16 days in Africa Itinerary

16 days in Africa Itinerary

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16 days in Africa Itinerary

Cape Town, South Africa
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h
Tofo, Mozambique
— 3 nights
+4
taxi + Fly + Drive + bus + Drive:  12​h 45​min
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
Mombasa, Kenya
— 3 nights
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
Wichita, United States

3
days
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia do Tofo and Barra Beach. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tofo trip builder.

Cape Town, South Africa to Tofo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in August, with highs in Tofo at 30°C and lows at 19°C. You will leave for Antananarivo on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Tofo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Inhambane Province
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Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach

3
days
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.
Popular historic sites such as Ambohimanga and Rova - Le Palais de la Reine are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Berenty Private Reserve, meet the residents at Tsimbazaza Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, and make a trip to Independence Avenue.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Antananarivo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Antananarivo takes 13 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tofo to Antananarivo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tofo in August, expect Antananarivo to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Sightseeing Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Madagascar
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Ambohimanga
Rova - Le Palais de la Reine
Berenty Private Reserve

3
days
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Diani Beach and Bamburi Beach. Step out of Mombasa to go to Diani Beach and see Sand & Sea Beach Shop, which is approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Haller Park, make a trip to Mombasa Tusks, and take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mombasa holiday planner.

You can fly from Antananarivo to Mombasa in 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Antananarivo in August; daily highs in Mombasa reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Diani Beach
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Diani Beach
Bamburi Beach
Old Town

2
days
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old City (Coptic Cairo). On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo tour planner.

Getting from Mombasa to Cairo by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mombasa to Cairo is minus 1 hour. In August, Cairo is somewhat warmer than Mombasa - with highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Sightseeing Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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Pyramids of Giza
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Old City (Coptic Cairo)
Pyramids of Giza

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 a sense of the local culture at Marrakech Souk and Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret. Medina of Marrakesh and Saadian Tombs will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Bahia Palace, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marrakech travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Marrakech takes 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Marrakech to be a bit cooler, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Sightseeing Historic Sites Shopping
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Medina of Marrakesh
Bahia Palace
Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

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