60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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

6
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 26th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Marrakech is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Marrakech. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum, and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Nairobi online travel route planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Nairobi by flight takes about 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi is 3 hours. While traveling from Marrakech, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Nairobi, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Mugie Ranch
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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 6th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Olypunyata Swamp.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
On the 9th (Sun), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

3
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.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then explore the striking landscape at Olduvai Gorge.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

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 wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls journey planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:
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Safaris
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

5
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Victoria Falls in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nelspruit: Hazyview (Katundo Leather Shop, Elephant Whispers, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, Head underground at Sudwala Caves, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit day trip planning website.

Getting from Cape Town to Nelspruit by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: highs in Nelspruit hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Hazyview, Bagdad Farmers Market
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:
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Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Zipline
Safaris

5
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phalaborwa (Amarula Lapa, Qualito Craft Distillery, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, and view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Phalaborwa
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 2:
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Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation
Safaris
Qualito Craft Distillery ©
Qualito Craft Distillery

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.
Kruger National Park is known for wildlife, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site, stroll around Nkuhlu Picnic Site, and trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

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.
Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and Sterkfontein Cave (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Sandton City, get outside with Greenstone Mall, and visit Maboneng Precinct.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Johannesburg when traveling from Kruger National Park in September, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sandton, Ukutula Conservation Center, Sterkfontein Cave, Greenstone Mall
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu ©
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Venture out of the city with trips to Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Saint-Paul (Fly 974 Tandem & Maido). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Aquasens, kick back and relax at Plage des Roches Noires, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and stroll through Plage de Boucan Canot.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saint-Leu day trip planning website.

Fly from Johannesburg to Saint-Leu in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Saint-Leu. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Saint-Leu, with lows of 22°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Paul, Saint-Joseph, Piton de Fournaise, Pas de Bellecombe
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maido ©
Maido

4
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, kick back and relax at Anse Georgette, take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, and trek along Le Glacis Noir.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Praslin Island trip planning website.

You can fly from Saint-Leu to Praslin Island in 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saint-Leu in September, with highs in Praslin Island at 34°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

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