29 days in Africa Itinerary

29 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
3
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
4
Mombasa, Kenya
— 2 nights
5
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
6
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
7
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 1 night
8
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
9
Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights

2
nights
Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): ponder the design of Palais Dar Pacha Tazi, admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, then wander the streets of Medina of Fez, and finally browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat. Here are some ideas for day two: get your bearings at Medina Children's Library and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fes sightseeing website.

Inverness, UK to Fes is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Inverness in July, you will find days in Fes are much hotter (43°C), and nights are a bit warmer (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Arab Baths. Get some cultural insight at Koutoubia Mosque and Saadian Tombs. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech day trip planning app.

Getting from Fes to Marrakech by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Marrakech are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arab Baths
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech

3
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Off-Road Tours and Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop). Escape the urban bustle at Nairobi National Park and Safaris. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, take in the exciting artwork at Fundii Centre for the Arts, and examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nairobi takes 16 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in July, expect nights in Nairobi to be little chillier, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Before you visit Mombasa, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Mombasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in July, with highs in Mombasa at 33°C and lows at 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Mombasa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

3
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anse Source D'Argent and Anse Coco Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Anse and Anse La Reunion Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Severe and kick back and relax at Anse Grosse Roche Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read La Digue Island trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Mombasa to La Digue Island in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Mombasa to La Digue Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mombasa in July since evenings lows in La Digue Island dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Petite Anse
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Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Anse Georgette and Le Glacis Noir. Take a break from the city and head to Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Curieuse Island. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Petite Anse Kerlan and stroll through Anse Possession.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island day trip website.

Getting from La Digue Island to Praslin Island by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
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Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan

1
night
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medhane Alem Cathedral, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then make a trip to Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Addis Ababa journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Addis Ababa takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time to East Africa Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Praslin Island in July, you will find days in Addis Ababa are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:
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Photography Tours
Medhane Alem Cathedral ©
Medhane Alem Cathedral
Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square ©
Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Shark's Bay Beach. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh online trip planner.

Getting from Addis Ababa to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Addis Ababa in July; daily highs in Sharm El Sheikh reach 44°C and lows reach 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Get outdoors at Mahmya Island and Off-Road Tours. Next up on the itinerary: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, look for gifts at Evolution Egypt, and admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hurghada trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mahmya Island ©
Mahmya Island

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx. Step out of Cairo to go to Saqqara and see Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, contemplate the long history of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip site.

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hurghada in July: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 41°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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