12 days in Africa Itinerary

12 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 nights

Red City

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.
Family-friendly places like Jardin Majorelle and Koutoubia Mosque will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Marrakech journey app.

Saint Louis, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Saint Louis to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in December, expect nights in Marrakech to be a bit warmer, around 44°F, while days are warmer, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Cape Town, South Africa

— 5 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Family-friendly places like Abseil Africa and Two Oceans Aquarium will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope, and get great views at Cape Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town visit app.

You can fly from Marrakech to Cape Town in 21.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cape Town. In December, Cape Town is somewhat warmer than Marrakech - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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