15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 1 night
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Hargeysa, Somalia
— 2 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 2 nights
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Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 1 night
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 1 night
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Arusha, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 2 nights

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

City of Humans

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 18th (Tue), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Addis Ababa travel tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Addis Ababa is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Addis Ababa, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Hargeysa.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Photography Tours

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Hargeysa, Somalia

Hargeysa ©
A capital of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Hargeisa is the second-largest city in Somalia.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of MiG Jet and then head outdoors with Laas Geel.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hargeysa driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Addis Ababa to Hargeysa by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Addis Ababa in August, with highs in Hargeysa at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Hargeysa

Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Laas Geel ©
Laas Geel
MiG Jet ©
MiG Jet

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Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
On the 21st (Fri), kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, get interesting insight from BASE Diving Centre Ltd, and then see Quad Activities. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Patrick Mavros Atelier, take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Ved Holistic Care Centre, and finally tee off at Mont Choisy Le Golf.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hargeysa to Grand Baie in 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Mauritius Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Hargeysa in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Baie, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Mont Choisy Le Golf ©
Mont Choisy Le Golf
Ved Holistic Care Centre ©
Ved Holistic Care Centre

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Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get in on the family fun at Casela Nature Parks and then kick back and relax at Flic en Flac Beach.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Flic En Flac online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Grand Baie to Flic En Flac in 1.5 hours. August in Flic En Flac sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Casela Nature Parks ©
Casela Nature Parks
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

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Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
On the 24th (Mon), get the adrenaline pumping with Madagascar Touring.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Antananarivo online tour builder.

You can fly from Flic En Flac to Antananarivo in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Flic En Flac to Antananarivo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Flic En Flac in August; daily highs in Antananarivo reach 26°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife · Tours
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Madagascar Touring ©
Madagascar Touring

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, then head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and then steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zanzibar City trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Antananarivo to Zanzibar City takes 9 hours. When traveling from Antananarivo in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Zanzibar City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral ©
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

You can plan Arusha trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Arusha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Zanzibar City in August, things will get little chillier in Arusha: highs are around 27°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Arusha

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Photography Tours

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Nairobi, Kenya

Green City in the Sun

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.
Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum, and browse the different shops at The Hub Karen.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi route builder site.

Fly from Arusha to Nairobi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Nairobi are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): gain insight with Go Kigali Tours, then see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, and then explore the galleries of Niyo Arts Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kigali travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Kigali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Kigali due to the time zone difference. In August, Kigali is a bit warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kigali

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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial

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