16 days in Africa Itinerary

16 days in Africa Itinerary

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Djibouti, Djibouti
— 3 nights
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Asmara, Eritrea
— 2 nights
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Port Sudan, Sudan
— 2 nights
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Khartoum, Sudan
— 1 night
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Bangui, Central African Republic
— 1 night
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N'Djamena, Chad
— 2 nights
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Niamey, Niger
— 2 nights

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Djibouti, Djibouti

Djibouti ©

Pearl of the Gulf of Tadjoura

Djibouti, the country's eponymous capital and largest city, houses over two thirds of the nation's population.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Assal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Khor Ambado Beach and then admire all the interesting features of Place Menelik.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Djibouti online route maker.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Djibouti is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. While traveling from Kochi (Cochin), expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Djibouti, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 30°C. You will leave for Asmara on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Djibouti

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Lake Assal ©
Lake Assal
Place Menelik ©
Place Menelik
Khor Ambado Beach ©
Khor Ambado Beach

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Asmara, Eritrea

Asmara ©

Little Rome

Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
On the 21st (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Nda Mariam Othodox Church, make a trip to Tank Graveyard, admire the landmark architecture of Cinema Roma, admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Asmara, then make a trip to Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave), and finally enjoy some diversion at Cinema Impero.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Asmara sightseeing planning site.

Fly from Djibouti to Asmara in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Port Sudan.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games
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Cattedrale di Asmara ©
Cattedrale di Asmara
Fiat Tagliero ©
Fiat Tagliero
Nda Mariam Othodox Church ©
Nda Mariam Othodox Church

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Port Sudan, Sudan

Port Sudan ©
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Sanganeb National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Port Sudan driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Asmara to Port Sudan in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Asmara to Port Sudan is minus 1 hour. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Khartoum, Sudan

Khartoum ©
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Nile Street and then examine the collection at Sudan National Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Khartoum road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Sudan to Khartoum takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Khartoum can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangui.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums
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Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Nile Street ©
Nile Street

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Bangui, Central African Republic

Bangui ©
Bangui, or Bangî in Sango, formerly written Bangi in English, is the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a stroll through K-Cinq (Km-5 Intersection) and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bangui online travel route planner.

You can fly from Khartoum to Bangui in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Khartoum to Bangui. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Khartoum in March: highs in Bangui hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to N'Djamena.

Things to do in Bangui

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral ©
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral

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N'Djamena, Chad

N'Djamena ©
Chad's capital and largest city, N'Djamena serves as the main port on the Chari River, and a hub for livestock, grain, and salt.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque N'Djamena, then explore and take pictures at Avenue Charles de Gaulle, and then explore the galleries of Musée National du Tchad.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the N'Djamena online trip builder.

Getting from Bangui to N'Djamena by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Bangui in March, you will find days in N'Djamena are somewhat warmer (46°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Niamey.

Things to do in N'Djamena

Historic Sites · Museums
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Grand Mosque N'Djamena ©
Grand Mosque N'Djamena
Musée National du Tchad ©
Musée National du Tchad
Avenue Charles de Gaulle ©
Avenue Charles de Gaulle

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Niamey, Niger

Niamey ©
The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Niamey Grand Mosque, browse the exhibits of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger), and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Marche. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Koure Giraffe Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Niamey trip itinerary maker.

Getting from N'Djamena to Niamey by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niamey

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Koure Giraffe Reserve ©
Koure Giraffe Reserve
Niamey Grand Mosque ©
Niamey Grand Mosque

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