14 days in Africa Itinerary

14 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
2
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 day
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
3
Arusha, Tanzania
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Mwanza, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 15 min
5
Jinja, Uganda
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Kampala, Uganda
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Kigali, Rwanda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Rubavu, Rwanda
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
9
Bujumbura, Burundi
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h
10
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and then admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, and then do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

For reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town tour itinerary tool.

London, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cape Town is 2 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Cape Town at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairobi National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nairobi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Nairobi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

1
night
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then see the interesting displays at Isle of Jewels.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Arusha online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nairobi to Arusha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Arusha can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mwanza.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Climbing Tours
Masai Central Market ©
Masai Central Market
Isle of Jewels ©
Isle of Jewels

1
night
Mwanza, Tanzania

Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. On the 6th (Fri), browse the different shops at Rock City Mall, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the striking landscape at Bismarck Rock.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mwanza road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Arusha to Mwanza in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Mwanza are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Jinja.

Things to do in Mwanza

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Rock City Mall ©
Rock City Mall
Bismarck Rock ©
Bismarck Rock

1
day
Jinja, Uganda

Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
On the 7th (Sat), stop by Jinja Art Studio and then glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jinja holiday builder app.

You can drive from Mwanza to Jinja in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Kampala.

Things to do in Jinja

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Jinja Art Studio ©
Jinja Art Studio

1
night
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala ©
Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, then stop by Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, then take in the natural beauty of Katwe Tourism Information Centre, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Maramagambo Forest.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kampala online trip maker.

Take a bus from Jinja to Kampala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Kampala

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre
Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited ©
Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited
Gaddafi National Mosque ©
Gaddafi National Mosque

1
night
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at The National Art Gallery, then examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, and then view the masterpieces at Abien Arts Center.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kigali trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kampala to Kigali takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Kampala to Kigali, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kampala in December, Kigali is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rubavu.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The National Art Gallery
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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Abien Arts Center ©
Abien Arts Center

1
night
Rubavu, Rwanda

Rubavu ©
On the 10th (Tue), hike along Congo Nile Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rubavu itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Kigali to Rubavu in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Kigali, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rubavu, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bujumbura.

Things to do in Rubavu

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Congo Nile Trail ©
Congo Nile Trail

1
night
Bujumbura, Burundi

Bujumbura ©
Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Monument de l'Unite and then walk around Rusizi National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bujumbura tour planning website.

You can drive from Rubavu to Bujumbura in 6.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rubavu in December, with highs in Bujumbura at 32°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Bujumbura

Nature Parks
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Rusizi National Park ©
Rusizi National Park
Monument de l'Unite ©
Monument de l'Unite

2
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech route planner.

Traveling by flight from Bujumbura to Marrakech takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bujumbura to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bujumbura in December: highs in Marrakech hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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