36 days in Africa Itinerary

36 days in Africa Itinerary

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36 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Denver, United States
Fly:  17 h
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
2
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
4
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17 h
6
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 30 min
7
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Denver, United States

3
nights
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 outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and High Atlas Mountains. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Marrakech route planner.

Denver, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Denver to Marrakech. When traveling from Denver in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 74°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas
High Atlas Mountains ©
High Atlas Mountains

3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Escape the urban bustle at Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and stroll through Giraffe Centre.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nairobi trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nairobi takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Marrakech in November since evenings lows in Nairobi dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Step out of the city life by going to Olare Orok Conservancy and Mara North Conservancy. Spend the 18th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nairobi in November: high temperatures in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 68°F and lows are around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anse Lazio and Anse Volbert. Get outdoors at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Anse Georgette. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, identify plant and animal life at Cousin, kick back and relax at Anse La Blague, and hike along Le Glacis Noir.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Praslin Island road trip website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Praslin Island in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Seychelles Time (SCT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Praslin Island, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

4
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains ©
Step out of the city life by going to Piton de Fournaise and Cascade de Grand Galet. Relax by the water at Plage de l'Ermitage and Plage de Boucan Canot. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains: Fly 974 Tandem (in Saint-Paul), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Saint-Philippe (Foret de Mare Longue & Nature & Wildlife Tours).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains vacation app.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Praslin Island in November, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is a bit cooler at night with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Philippe, Saint-Joseph, Fly 974 Tandem, Piton de Fournaise
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet

4
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Idube Game Reserve. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, trek along Lonely Bull Trail, and don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Kruger National Park. The time zone changes from Reunion Time (RET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains in November, expect little chillier with lows of 56°F in Kruger National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Safaris. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kruger National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. Traveling from Kruger National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Victoria Falls, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Abseil Africa. Visit Clifton Beaches and Bloubergstrand Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Cape Point, hike along Platteklip Gorge, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In December, Cape Town is slightly colder than Victoria Falls - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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