60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
+2
ferry + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  23​h
2
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
4
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
5
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
6
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
7
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 30​min
8
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
11
Luxor, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
12
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada

5
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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.
Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fnaa, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Le Paradis du Safran
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

4
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 11th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 23 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

1
night
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
On the 13th (Mon), make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Oldupai Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 9 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls. In April, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Speed Boats Tours
Safaris

6
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Maclear's Beacon, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town trip planner .

Fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in April: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

5
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nelspruit: Hazyview (The Elephant Sanctuary, Safaris, & more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, stop by Joubert en Seuns Padstal, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nelspruit day trip planning website .

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hazyview
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Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Safaris
Zipline

6
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 1st (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nyalaland Wilderness Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

5
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Phalaborwa (Amarula Lapa & Qualito Craft Distillery). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stroll through Tshukudu Game Lodge, take in breathtaking views at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, and view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hoedspruit trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. May in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Safaris
Spas
Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery

5
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to Ukutula Conservation Center in Brits--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill, and try to win big at Montecasino.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg tour site .

Fly from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hoedspruit in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Ukutula Conservation Center, Central Park Trails, Montecasino
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, kick back and relax at Anse Lazio, identify plant and animal life at Cousin, and stroll through Anse Georgette.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Praslin Island trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Johannesburg to Praslin Island by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Seychelles Time (SCT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Johannesburg in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Praslin Island: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

4
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step out of Luxor to go to Dendera and see Dendera Temple Complex, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, don't miss a visit to Nubian House Cultural Centre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Luxor online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Luxor takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Luxor is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Praslin Island in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

6
nights
Cairo, Egypt

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 30th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairo tour itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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