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 Jemaa el-Fna will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Koutoubia Mosque, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

Saint Louis, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Saint Louis to Marrakech, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Saint Louis, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel 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 Boulders Beach Penguin Colony 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 22 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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