20 days in Africa Itinerary

20 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nairobi, Kenya
— Few hours
2
Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
— 1 night
3
Buffalo Springs Game Reserve, Kenya
— 1 night
4
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
5
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
7
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
8
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
— 2 nights
9
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
10
Cape Town, South Africa
— 2 nights

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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.
To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip maker app.

Monterrey, Mexico to Nairobi is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Monterrey to Nairobi is 9 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Samburu National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:

1
night
Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

Samburu National Reserve ©
On the 16th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shaba National Reserve.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Samburu National Reserve trip maker site.

Getting from Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Buffalo Springs Game Reserve.

Things to do in Samburu National Reserve

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:
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Shaba National Reserve ©
Shaba National Reserve
Reteti Elephant Santuary ©
Reteti Elephant Santuary

1
night
Buffalo Springs Game Reserve, Kenya

Buffalo Springs Game Reserve
To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Buffalo Springs Game Reserve trip planner.

Drive from Samburu National Reserve to Buffalo Springs Game Reserve in an hour. You will leave for Maasai Mara National Reserve on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy and then identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip builder tool.

Drive from Buffalo Springs Game Reserve to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Maasai Mara National Reserve can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park takes 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Serengeti National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Seronera ©
Seronera
Naabi Hill
Naabi Hill

1
night
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planning app.

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park
To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park travel site.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

2
nights
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then contemplate the geological forces at Virunga Volcanoes.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Serengeti National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Serengeti National Park in March, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. You will leave for Victoria Falls on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Kisoro
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
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Virunga Volcanoes ©
Virunga Volcanoes

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, then explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Victoria Falls. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Victoria Falls: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©

2
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.
On the 30th (Tue), kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, then see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and finally hike along Platteklip Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Robben Island Museum, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, look for gifts at Jack Friedman V&A WaterFront, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches.

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You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in March: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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