9 days in Addis Ababa & Cape Town Itinerary

9 days in Addis Ababa & Cape Town Itinerary

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1
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Addis Ababa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Sabegn, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Addis Ababa sightseeing website.

Shenzhen, China to Addis Ababa is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Shenzhen to Addis Ababa due to the time zone difference. In July, Addis Ababa is much colder than Shenzhen - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Food Tours
Sabegn ©
Sabegn
Coffee & Tea Tours

4
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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, take a stroll through Bo-kaap, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cape Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Addis Ababa to Cape Town takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Cape Town is slightly colder than Addis Ababa - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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