60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
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Harare, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 1 night
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Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 3 nights
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Maseru, Lesotho
— 2 nights
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Semonkong, Lesotho
— 1 night
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Gaborone, Botswana
— 5 nights
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Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Windhoek, Namibia
— 4 nights
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 14 nights

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip itinerary maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Victoria Falls is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Victoria Falls. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in October: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 39°C and lows are around 23°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Harare.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Shopping · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Cultural Vibes Music Shop
5.0
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
3.8

6
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Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©

Sunshine City

Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Harare is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary, look for gifts at kiki's gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Domboshawa Caves, and have some family-friendly fun at Tamba Tamba.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Harare online travel planner.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Harare by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in October; daily highs in Harare reach 34°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Harare

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Entertainment Center
Tamba Tamba
4.6

7
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Kromdraai Gold Mine (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site), Incendo Distillery (in Hartbeespoort) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukutula Conservation Center, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Johannesburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Harare to Johannesburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Harare in November since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Apartheid Museum
4.5
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Theme Park
Gold Reef City
4.0

1
night

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sheba's Breast Mountain and then try your luck at Happy Valley Casino.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary online day trip planner.

Getting from Johannesburg to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Johannesburg in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Simunye.

Things to do in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Nature

Side Trip

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3
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Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. Take a break from Simunye with a short trip to Lebombo Mountains in Mhlume, about 40 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Hlane Royal National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Mbuluzi Game Reserve and Lodges and see the interesting displays at The Sugarcane Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Simunye day trip planning website.

Getting from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to Simunye by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Simunye. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Simunye

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Mlawula Nature Reserve
3.1
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Mountain
Lebombo Mountains
4.0

2
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Maseru, Lesotho

Maseru ©
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maluti Mountains, admire the engineering at Katse Dam, then steep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, and finally try your luck at Lesotho Sun Casino. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of National Museum and then make a trip to Morija Museum & Archives.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maseru tour planning site.

Drive from Simunye to Maseru in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Simunye in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Maseru, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Semonkong.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Dam
Katse Dam
4.6
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Mountain
Maluti Mountains
4.9

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Semonkong, Lesotho

Semonkong ©
On the 16th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Semonkong road trip app.

You can drive from Maseru to Semonkong in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Semonkong

Parks · Nature
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5
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Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), look for gifts at Botswanacraft, make a trip to Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers, and have some family-friendly fun at Bluetree World of Golf.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gaborone travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Semonkong to Gaborone takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Semonkong in November, things will get a bit warmer in Gaborone: highs are around 32°C and lows about 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Nature / Park
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
4.0
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Religious Site
ISKCON Gaborone
4.8

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Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Change things up with a short trip to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve (about 1 hour away). Spend the 22nd (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring at Okavango River.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ngamiland East trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Gaborone to Ngamiland East in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Gaborone, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Ngamiland East, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Nature / Park
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
4.8
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Water Body
Okavango River
4.7

3
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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park online travel planner.

You can fly from Ngamiland East to Chobe National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks · Wildlife
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Nature / Park
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
4.8
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Nature / Park
Savute Reserve
4.5
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Nature / Park
Serondela Reserve
4.4

4
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Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Step out of Windhoek to go to Sossusvlei and see Deadvlei, which is approximately 5h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, get your game on at Archer's Land, and play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Windhoek trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chobe National Park to Windhoek takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Chobe National Park to Windhoek, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Nature / Park
Deadvlei
4.9
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Religious Site
Christuskirche
3.7
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Nature / Park
NamibRand Nature Reserve
4.7

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Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland) and Walvis Bay Waterfront (in Walvis Bay). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, browse the different shops at Platz Am Meer, and snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Swakopmund online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Windhoek to Swakopmund in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Windhoek in December; daily highs in Swakopmund reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Spitzkoppe
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Swakopmund Museum
4.3

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Stellenbosch (The Stellenbosch Village Museum & Wine Tours & Tastings). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cape Town itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Swakopmund to Cape Town in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Swakopmund to Cape Town is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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