15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 4 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 day
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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Fish Hoek Beach, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, then admire all the interesting features of Groot Constantia, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Helderberg Nature Reserve, examine the collection at First South African Perfume Museum, then see the interesting displays at Franschhoek Motor Museum, and finally do a tasting at Nederburg Wines.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town tour itinerary builder site.

Bamako, Mali to Cape Town is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to South Africa Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Bamako in August, expect Cape Town to be cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

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4
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Seronera and Grumeti River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Retima Hippo Pool and Mara River. Go for a jaunt from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area to see Olduvai Gorge about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Naabi Hill.

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You can fly from Cape Town to Serengeti National Park in 13.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Retima Hippo Pool ©
Must see
Retima Hippo Pool
4.7
Seronera ©
Must see
Seronera
4.7
Olduvai Gorge ©
Historic Site
Olduvai Gorge
4.1

1
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
On the 2nd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Princess Salme Museum at Emerson on Hurumzi, view the masterpieces at Dr Bulugu Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Freddie Mercury Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

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Getting from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Serengeti National Park in September, things will get much hotter in Zanzibar City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

City of Peace

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and then browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh travel planner.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Sharm El Sheikh in 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Zanzibar City to Sharm El Sheikh is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in September: high temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 41°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
4.6

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Cairo, Egypt

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Nile River. You'll explore and learn at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Oum El Dounia Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cave Church, wander the streets of Heliopolis, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Ibn Tulun.

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Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in September, Cairo is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Casablanca.

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Must see
Safaris
4.9
Mosque of Ibn Tulun ©
Religious Site
Mosque of Ibn Tulun
4.6

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Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 7th (Mon), take a stroll through Quartier Habous, contemplate the long history of Temple Beth-El, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Casablanca travel planning tool.

Fly from Cairo to Casablanca in 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In September, Casablanca is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Religious Site
Hassan II Mosque
4.7
Quartier Habous ©
Neighborhood
Quartier Habous
4.1
Ettedgui Synagogue ©
Religious Site
Ettedgui Synagogue
3.9

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