14 days in Africa Itinerary

14 days in Africa Itinerary

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14 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
2
Alexandria, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
3
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Tofo, Mozambique
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
7
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairo trip planning app .

Mumbai, India to Cairo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Cairo due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Pyramids of Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

1
night
Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Mamoura Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria planning app .

Traveling by bus from Cairo to Alexandria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Cairo in September, you will find days in Alexandria are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Mamoura Beach
Mamoura Beach
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park.

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Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Alexandria to Nairobi in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Nairobi. In September, Nairobi is little chillier than Alexandria - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Nairobi

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

1
night
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Maputo travel tool .

You can fly from Nairobi to Maputo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Maputo is minus 1 hour. In September, Maputo is somewhat warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Tofo.
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Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

few
hours
Tofo, Mozambique

Tofo
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tofo trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Maputo to Tofo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September in Tofo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. You'll set off for Johannesburg on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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2
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.
On the 8th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market on Main.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary site .

Getting from Tofo to Johannesburg by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tofo in September since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Market on Main ©
Market on Main

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Boulders Beach and Robben Island. Visit Maclear's Beacon and Groote Kerk for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, stop by Uwe Koetter, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cape Town route planning app .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Shopping
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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