16 days in Africa Itinerary

16 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 15 min
2
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
3
Giza, Egypt
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
4
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Stockholm, Sweden

2
nights
Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Abidjan ©
As Cote d'Ivoire's largest city and economic hub, Abidjan boasts the reputation of West Africa's party capital, while its rich culture remains evident in its numerous film festivals and a booming music scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): wander the streets of The Plateau and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Banco National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee du Plateau.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Abidjan is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Abidjan due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Stockholm, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Abidjan, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kinshasa.

Things to do in Abidjan

Nature Parks Spas
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Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
Grande Mosquee du Plateau ©
Grande Mosquee du Plateau
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville ©
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville

2
nights
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa ©
In a city bubbling with life, a Kinshasa vacation offers a non-stop immersion into African culture and history.
On the 1st (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Lola ya Bonobo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Ma Vallée, and then make a trip to Paroisse Sainte Anne.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kinshasa trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Abidjan to Kinshasa takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Abidjan to Kinshasa. Traveling from Abidjan in June, Kinshasa is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to Giza.

Things to do in Kinshasa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Lac Ma Vallée ©
Lac Ma Vallée
Paroisse Sainte Anne ©
Paroisse Sainte Anne
Lola ya Bonobo ©
Lola ya Bonobo

6
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mastaba of Ti and Mastaba of Mereruka. Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Great Sphinx will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Giza to go to Saqqara and see Mastaba of Kagemni, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pyramid of Unas, look for gifts at Golden Bird Bazaar, buy something for everyone on your list at The First Mall, and take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Giza route maker.

Getting from Kinshasa to Giza by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kinshasa to Giza due to the time zone difference. In July, Giza is a bit warmer than Kinshasa - with highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C. You'll set off for Dar es Salaam on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Saqqara
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Mastaba of Ti ©
Mastaba of Ti
Mastaba of Mereruka ©
Mastaba of Mereruka

4
nights
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam ©
Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center.
Visit Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery and Ngazija Mosque for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Joseph Cathedral and Azania Front Lutheran Chruch. Next up on the itinerary: stop by The Tanzanite Dream, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Darkhana Jamat Khana, try to win big at Sea Cliff Casino, and get interesting insight from SAFARI 56 TOURS & SAFARIS.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dar es Salaam tour planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Giza to Dar es Salaam. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Giza to Dar es Salaam. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Giza in July; daily highs in Dar es Salaam reach 35°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games
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Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery ©
Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Sea Cliff Casino ©
Sea Cliff Casino

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