60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
3
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
4
Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
5
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
6
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
7
Hell-Bourg, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
8
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
9
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
10
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
11
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
12
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
13
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights

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.
Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 17th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, get outside with Agdez Aventures, and don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip itinerary app.

Bournemouth, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 9-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Bournemouth in August: highs in Marrakech hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by combination of flight and car takes about 23.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Marrakech to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

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 23rd (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 24th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Olypunyata Swamp.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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

5
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 29th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, make a splash at Maji Magic, and stop by Penny Winter Boutique.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi tour planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Nairobi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

3
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 nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, trek along Le Glacis Noir, and enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Volbert.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Praslin Island travel route website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Praslin Island in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Seychelles Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Nairobi in August, expect Praslin Island to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Volbert ©
Anse Volbert

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Leu: Saint-Joseph (Cascade de Grand Galet & Aquasens), Saint-Paul (Maido & Fly 974 Tandem) and Cap Noir (in Dos d'Ane). There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Boucan Canot, meet the residents at Kelonia, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Saga du Rhum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Leu day trip app.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu in 9 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Praslin Island in September, with highs in Saint-Leu at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Saint-Joseph, Plage de Boucan Canot, Spas, Cap Noir
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem
Maido ©
Maido

4
nights
Hell-Bourg, Reunion Island

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hell-Bourg: Anse des Cascades (in Sainte-Rose), Cascade Niagara (in Sainte-Suzanne) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe).

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hell-Bourg trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Saint-Leu to Hell-Bourg in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Anse des Cascades, Cascade Niagara, Cascade Blanche, Trois Roches, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer

5
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Pack the 16th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. Spend the 14th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate, and brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hell-Bourg to Johannesburg. The time zone difference when traveling from Hell-Bourg to Johannesburg is minus 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Montecasino
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

5
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 17th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Bushmans Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, and walk around Nkuhlu Picnic Site.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park visit planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoedspruit: Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery, Amarula Lapa, &more). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, get to know the resident critters at Kinyonga Reptile Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hoedspruit trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Safaris
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Qualito Craft Distillery ©
Qualito Craft Distillery

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nelspruit: Hazyview (Elephant Whispers, The Elephant Sanctuary, &more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, try your luck at Emnotweni Casino, and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nelspruit vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hoedspruit to Nelspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hazyview
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Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
Shangana Cultural Village ©
Shangana Cultural Village

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town attractions site.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nelspruit in September, with highs in Cape Town at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

5
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in October, with highs in Victoria Falls at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

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