60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  10​h 30​min
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Lagos, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Dakar, Senegal
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Freetown, Sierra Leone
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Cape Coast, Ghana
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  2​h
5
Accra, Ghana
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
7
Windhoek, Namibia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
12
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
13
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
14
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
15
Pamplemousses, Mauritius
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
17
Mombasa, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
18
Mogadishu, Somalia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
19
Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland

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Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for gifts at The Henna Place, explore the engaging exhibits at Mindscape Childrens Museum, view the masterpieces at Alexis Galleries, then view the masterpieces at Red Door Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral Church of Christ, and finally see the interesting displays at Kalakuta Republic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lekki Conservation Centre, stroll through LUFASI Nature Park, then walk around Freedom Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue Church Of all Nations, and finally browse the exhibits of Ovuomaroro Studio and Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lagos online itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Lagos is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. In January, Lagos is much hotter than Amsterdam - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

The Henna Place
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Red Door Art Gallery ©
Red Door Art Gallery
The Cathedral Church of Christ ©
The Cathedral Church of Christ
Mindscape Childrens Museum ©
Mindscape Childrens Museum

4
nights
Dakar, Senegal

Dakar ©
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee and Mosque of the Divinity. Let the collections at La Maison des Esclaves and Loman Art House - Art Gallery capture your imagination. Explore Dakar's surroundings by going to Museo de la Tapiceria (in Thies), L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique (in Ngaparou) and Lagune de la Somone (in Somone). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Galerie Arte, steep yourself in history at Iles de la Madeleine, learn about all things military at Musee des Forces Armees du Senegal, and explore the world behind art at L'esprit des lieux.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dakar trip planner.

Getting from Lagos to Dakar by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Dakar is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lagos in January, with highs in Dakar at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Freetown.

Things to do in Dakar

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Oh Gallery, Lagune de la Somone, Reserve De Bandia, Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, Museo de la Tapiceria
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee ©
Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee
Galerie Arte ©
Galerie Arte

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Freetown, Sierra Leone

Freetown
Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Sierra Leone National Museum, examine the collection at National Railway Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sierra Leone Peace Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bunce Island. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at River Number Two Beach, then stop by Tambakula Arts and Crafts Center, then stroll through Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St George's cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Freetown trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Dakar to Freetown takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, Freetown is somewhat warmer than Dakar - with highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Freetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bunce Island
Bunce Island
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary ©
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Sierra Leone Peace Museum ©
Sierra Leone Peace Museum

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Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast ©
While it may seem like a regular fishing port at first glance, Cape Coast bears traces of the Portuguese, British, Danish, Swedish, and the Dutch colonists who variously ruled here.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Elmina Castle and then step into the grandiose world of Cape Coast Castle.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cape Coast trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Freetown to Cape Coast in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In January in Cape Coast, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Accra.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Elmina Castle
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Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle

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nights
Accra, Ghana

Accra ©
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Get a sense of the local culture at Artists Alliance Gallery and Art without borders gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Resurrection Presbyterian Church and Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ghana, view the masterpieces at Gallery 1957, contemplate the long history of Black Star Gate, and admire the natural beauty at Legon Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Accra trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Cape Coast to Accra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Accra sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Tome.

Things to do in Accra

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Art without borders gallery, Legon Botanical Gardens
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Artists Alliance Gallery ©
Artists Alliance Gallery
National Museum of Ghana ©
National Museum of Ghana
Nubuke Foundation ©
Nubuke Foundation

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nights
Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome ©
São Tomé is the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe and is by far the nation's largest town. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum, examine the collection at Programa Tato (Observacao de tartarugas marinhas), then wander the wide-open spaces of Roca S.Joao dos Angolares, and finally don't miss a visit to Pico Cao Grande. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Ilheu das Rolas and then head outdoors with Praia Piscina.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sao Tome day trip planning website .

You can fly from Accra to Sao Tome in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Accra to Sao Tome due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Sao Tome can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Sao Tome

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Roca S.Joao dos Angolares, Ilheu das Rolas
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National Museum ©
National Museum
Pico Cao Grande ©
Pico Cao Grande
Praia Piscina ©
Praia Piscina

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nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Geological Survey Museum and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. Christuskirche and St Mary's Catholic Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: stroll through Deadvlei, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory, and get your game on at Archer's Land.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Windhoek trip tool .

Getting from Sao Tome to Windhoek by flight takes about 8.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sao Tome to Windhoek due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sao Tome in January since evenings lows in Windhoek dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

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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.
Let the collections at District Six Museum and Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Robben Island Museum and Groot Constantia. Venture out of the city with trips to Iona Wine Farm (in Grabouw), Franschhoek (Franschhoek Motor Museum & First South African Perfume Museum) and Shark Diving (in Gansbaai). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, hike along Platteklip Gorge, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and take a stroll through Bo-kaap.

Make your Cape Town itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Windhoek to Cape Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Windhoek in January, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Chapman's Peak Drive, Iona Wine Farm, The Stellenbosch Village Museum, Shark Diving
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Apartheid Museum and Art Eye Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Constitution Hill and Union Buildings. Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Voortrekker Monument (in Pretoria) and Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg, try your luck at Montecasino, and examine the collection at Liliesleaf.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg road trip app .

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Pretoria, Montecasino, Ukutula Conservation Center, Liliesleaf
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nkhoma Mountain, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Old Town Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maula Cathedral, stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, then browse the fresh offerings at Lizulu Market, then stop by Gems and Jewellery Lanka, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Herbarium And Botanic Gardens Of Malawi.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lilongwe online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Lilongwe in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Shopping Nature
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Maula Cathedral ©
Maula Cathedral

1
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, examine the collection at Governor's Palace Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mozambique Island tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Lilongwe to Mozambique Island in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. January in Mozambique Island sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, steep yourself in history at Maison de Jean Laborde, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Lemurs' Park, then view the masterpieces at Is´art Galerie, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Sunni.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Antananarivo trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Antananarivo in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time (CAT) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mozambique Island in February; daily highs in Antananarivo reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©

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Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island

Popular historic sites such as Notre-Dame des Laves and Maison Folio are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pepiniere du Musee and Musee de Villele. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains: Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis), Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit) and La Roche Merveilleuse (in Cilaos).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Antananarivo to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time to Reunion Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Antananarivo in February; daily highs in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hell-Bourg, Saint-Leu, Saint-Paul, Saint-Gilles-les Hauts, Piton de Fournaise
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Curious Corner of Chamarel and Musee du Coquillage. Get a sense of the local culture at Le Morne Brabant and The Martello Tower Museum. Explore Chamarel's surroundings by going to Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre), La Vanille Nature Park (in Riviere des Anguilles) and Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum (in Bois Cheri). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Seven Colored Earths, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, and delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chamarel trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Chamarel takes 3.5 hours. February in Chamarel sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pamplemousses.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Le Morne, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum, The Martello Tower Museum
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant

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Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Experience a region where wilderness comes neatly packaged in Pamplemousses District, where many of the attractions showcase the natural world in easily digestible portions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Trou aux Cerfs and Kaylasson Temple. Chateau De Labourdonnais and Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Anahita Golf Club (in Beau Champ), Casela World of Adventures (in Cascavelle) and Flic En Flac (Flic en Flac Beach & Swim with Dolphins). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at The Photographic Museum, view the masterpieces at Nature Photo Gallery Moka Mauritius, and head off the coast to Ile aux Cerfs.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pamplemousses holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Chamarel to Pamplemousses takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Pamplemousses

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mauritius, Flic En Flac, Anahita Golf Club, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre

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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galerie Passerose and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. There's much more to do: stroll through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Anse Lazio, step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Praslin Island day trip app .

Fly from Pamplemousses to Praslin Island in 5 hours. February in Praslin Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cousin
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Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Cousin ©
Cousin
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gede Ruins and Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mombasa: Diani Beach (in Diani Beach) and Watamu (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Local Ocean Conservation: Watamu Turtle Watch, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple, and take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mombasa tour builder .

You can fly from Praslin Island to Mombasa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Praslin Island to Mombasa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Mogadishu.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Watamu, Gede Ruins, Diani Beach, Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi
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Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Mogadishu, Somalia

Mogadishu ©
Swim in the warm waters, stroll over white sand, or play volleyball and other sports on the beaches of Mogadishu, the White Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take a stroll around Villa Somalia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Union mosque, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mogadishu Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of black Hawk Down crash site museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): cool off at Sheikh Beaches, kick back and relax at Jazeera Beach, and then make a trip to Shanghai Old City.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mogadishu route website .

Fly from Mombasa to Mogadishu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mombasa in February, expect nights in Mogadishu to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Historic Sites Theme Parks Beaches
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Mogadishu Cathedral ©
Mogadishu Cathedral
Villa Somalia ©
Villa Somalia
Union mosque ©
Union mosque

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Nairobi National Museum and Upepo Photography Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stroll through Giraffe Centre, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Mogadishu to Nairobi in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Nairobi when traveling from Mogadishu in February, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mugie Ranch
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Safaris
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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