60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 5 nights
3
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 6 nights
4
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
5
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar
— 3 nights
6
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 5 nights
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
8
Durban, South Africa
— 5 nights
9
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
10
Bayanga, Central African Republic
— 2 nights
11
Bangui, Central African Republic
— 3 nights
12
Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and visit Islamic Cairo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Cairo is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Belfast to Cairo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Belfast in June, plan for warmer days in Cairo, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

5
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Step out of Hurghada with an excursion to Fred Lombard Plongee in Port Safaga--about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 8th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Omo Gamaar, and stroll through Careless Reef.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairo in June; daily highs in Hurghada reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Fred Lombard Plongee
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Zone Multisports ©
Zone Multisports

6
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Take a break from Sharm El Sheikh with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a pleasant ride with Miso Horse Riding Trips, head outdoors with The Kite Bubble, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

2
nights
Nosy Be, Madagascar

Nosy Be ©
The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia and then stroll through Ambaro Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nosy Be trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Nosy Be takes 18.5 hours. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Nosy Be, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Nosy Be is slightly colder than Sharm El Sheikh - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch

3
nights
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) ©
On a trip to Antsiranana, a sleepy port town in Madagascar's northernmost province, you can enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of its streets, lined with quaint colonial-era buildings and colorful marketplaces.
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) is known for parks, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Mer D'Emeraude, hike along Les Trois Baies, stop by Societe Tropicale Miniere, and step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip website.

Fly from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 3 hours. In June in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais

5
nights
Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Change things up with a short trip to Musee de la Gendarmerie in Moramanga (about 2 hours away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, hunt for treasures at Digue Market, and stop by Le Village Maquettes De Bateaux.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Antananarivo trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Antananarivo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in June, with highs in Antananarivo at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Musee de la Gendarmerie
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Musee de la Gendarmerie ©
Musee de la Gendarmerie
Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar ©
Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to National Library of South Africa (in Pretoria) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, ride a horse along SA Trails, buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg day trip planning site.

Fly from Antananarivo to Johannesburg in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Antananarivo to Johannesburg. Traveling from Antananarivo in June, things will get a bit cooler in Johannesburg: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

National Library of South Africa, SA Trails, The Cradle of Humankind, Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

5
nights
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durban: Ardmore Ceramics (in Lidgetton), Holla Trails (in Ballito) and Bosch Hoek Golf Club (in Balgowan). The adventure continues: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Makaranga Garden Lodge, examine the collection at Phansi Museum, and play a few rounds at Zimbali Golf Course.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Durban trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Durban in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Durban: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Ardmore Ceramics, Springside Nature Reserve, Umhlanga Rocks Promenade, Holla Trails, Bosch Hoek Golf Club
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Shark Diving
Umhlanga Rocks Promenade ©
Umhlanga Rocks Promenade
Zimbali Golf Course ©
Zimbali Golf Course

8
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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Durban to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in July, things will get slightly colder in Cape Town: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bayanga.

Things to do in Cape Town

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

2
nights
Bayanga, Central African Republic

Bayanga ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Dzanga-Sangha Reserve.

To plan Bayanga vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Cape Town to Bayanga in 25 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Bayanga due to the time zone difference. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Bangui.

Things to do in Bayanga

Wildlife Parks
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Dzanga-Sangha Reserve ©
Dzanga-Sangha Reserve

3
nights
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 21st (Wed): hunt for treasures at Marche Central (Central Market) and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oubangui River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Big Mosque.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangui trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Bayanga to Bangui in 11.5 hours. July in Bangui sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Bangui

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
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Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral ©
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral
Oubangui River ©
Oubangui River
Marche Central (Central Market) ©
Marche Central (Central Market)

7
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Bangui to Marrakech takes 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bangui to Marrakech. Traveling from Bangui in July, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

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