30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Hyderabad, Pakistan
Drive:  90 h
1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h
2
Kampala, Uganda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Entebbe, Uganda
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Kigali, Rwanda
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Bujumbura, Burundi
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Lusaka, Zambia
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h 30 min
8
Pretoria, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Durban, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive:  120 h
End: Hyderabad, Pakistan

3
nights
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, and see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum.

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Hyderabad, Pakistan to Nairobi is an approximately 154- hour car ride. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Nairobi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in September, expect Nairobi to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

2
nights
Kampala, Uganda

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stop by Kona, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gaddafi National Mosque, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Afriart Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Uganda Martyrs National Shrine and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kampala trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Nairobi to Kampala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nairobi in September since evenings lows in Kampala dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Entebbe.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Walking tours
Gaddafi National Mosque ©
Gaddafi National Mosque

2
nights
Entebbe, Uganda

Nestled on Lake Victoria Peninsula, the laid-back town of Entebbe once served as seat of the colonial government, yet remains widely known as the scene of the 1976 Israeli rescue of hostages kidnapped by Palestinian and German plane hijackers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for gifts at Kampala Fair (in Entebbe), then get to know the resident critters at Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, then buy something for everyone on your list at Victoria Mall, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Entebbe Botanic Gardens and then see Off-Road Tours.

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Traveling by car from Kampala to Entebbe takes an hour. September in Entebbe sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Entebbe

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre ©
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre
Kampala Fair (in Entebbe) ©
Kampala Fair (in Entebbe)

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Inema Arts Centre, then get advice or help at Librarie Ikirezi Bookshop, and finally take in the history at Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Campaign Against Genocide Museum, then look for gifts at Azizi Life Boutique, then examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Niyo Arts Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kigali trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Entebbe to Kigali in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Entebbe to Kigali is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kigali can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Bujumbura.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping Spas
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Inema Arts Centre ©
Inema Arts Centre

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 15th (Tue): walk around Rusizi National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bujumbura travel route website.

Getting from Kigali to Bujumbura by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Kigali in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bujumbura, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Bujumbura

Nature Parks
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Rusizi National Park ©
Rusizi National Park

1
night
Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): view the masterpieces at 37D Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parays Game Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at PaZuri Place.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lusaka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bujumbura to Lusaka takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Lusaka

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka ©
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka
37D Gallery ©
37D Gallery

1
night
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get advice or help at National Archives of Zimbabwe, stop by Simpli Simbi, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thetford Game Reserve, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Tamba Tamba.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Harare itinerary builder site.

Fly from Lusaka to Harare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Harare sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pretoria.

Things to do in Harare

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games
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Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Tamba Tamba ©
Tamba Tamba
Simpli Simbi ©
Simpli Simbi

2
nights
Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria ©
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
On the 18th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Voortrekker Monument, stroll through Lion and Safari Park, and then browse the collection at National Library of South Africa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Union Buildings, then take in nature's colorful creations at Pretoria National Botanical Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseback Africa.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pretoria trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Harare to Pretoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Harare in September, you will find days in Pretoria are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Pretoria

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Lion and Safari Park
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Horseback Africa ©
Horseback Africa
Voortrekker Monument ©
Voortrekker Monument
Union Buildings ©
Union Buildings

2
nights
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): cool off at uShaka Marine World and then take in nature's colorful creations at Durban Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, have some family-friendly fun at KartingKZN Galleria, then kick back and relax at Umhlanga Main Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Makiwa Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Durban vacation planner.

Getting from Pretoria to Durban by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pretoria in September: highs in Durban hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, KartingKZN Galleria
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Durban Botanic Gardens ©
Durban Botanic Gardens

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and try your luck at Montecasino.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip maker website.

You can fly from Durban to Johannesburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Durban in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Johannesburg, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Bedfordview, Sandton
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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