22 days in Africa Itinerary

22 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
3
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
4
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 4 nights
5
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 2 nights
6
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
7
Gaborone, Botswana
— 2 nights

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Karen Blixen Museum and All Saints Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, stop by Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), explore the world behind art at Nairobi Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi holiday builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Nairobi is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Sydney to Nairobi. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Nairobi to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

4
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 6th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 8th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olduvai Gorge
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Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

4
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe). Get some historical perspective at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral and Stone Town. Step out of Zanzibar City with an excursion to Paje Beach in Paje--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Malindi Mosque.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City day trip website.

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City in 4.5 hours. In June in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach

2
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Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 16th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then stroll through Nungwi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Tazari Caves and then kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nungwi online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zanzibar City to Nungwi by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Nungwi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

1
night
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum and then steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mozambique Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nungwi to Mozambique Island in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nungwi to Mozambique Island is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nungwi in June, Mozambique Island is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums Historic Sites
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

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nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
On the 19th (Sat), look for gifts at Botswanacraft, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Khwai Concession and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gaborone vacation planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Gaborone in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Mozambique Island, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Gaborone, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) ©
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace)
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

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