12 days in Africa Itinerary

12 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, do sightseeing your way with Explore Victoria Falls, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls route planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Victoria Falls is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in August: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Helicopter 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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and stop by Bo-kaap.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town day trip planning website.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Cape Town by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria Falls in August, you will find days in Cape Town are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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.
Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, and get great views at Nkumbe View Site.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cape Town in August, you will find days in Kruger National Park are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

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