60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
4
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
5
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
6
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
7
Saint-Joseph, Reunion Island
— 6 nights
8
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
9
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
10
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
11
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
12
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
13
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
14
Dahab, Egypt
— 3 nights

5
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and High Atlas Mountains. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, don't miss a visit to Koubba Almoravid, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marrakech tour itinerary builder app.

San Francisco, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Marrakech is 8 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 3:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
High Atlas Mountains ©
High Atlas Mountains
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle

3
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.
Get outdoors at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Elephant Hills Golf Club. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Siduli Hide, get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Marrakech to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 22.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Victoria Falls is 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in December, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be warmer, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Cultural Vibes Music Shop ©
Cultural Vibes Music Shop

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point. Visit Clifton Beaches and Bloubergstrand Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: trek along Platteklip Gorge, stop by Abseil Africa, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Cape Town is little chillier than Victoria Falls - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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.
Visiting Elephant Whispers and The Elephant Sanctuary will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nelspruit: Hazyview (Pabeni Gate Kruger National Park & Perry's Bridge Reptile Park) and Wathaba Hiking Trail - Day Tours (in Machadodorp). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, see the interesting displays at Sudwala Dinosaur Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Montrose Falls, and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nelspruit tour planning website.

Getting from Cape Town to Nelspruit by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Hazyview, Wathaba Hiking Trail - Day Tours
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
The Elephant Sanctuary ©
The Elephant Sanctuary

4
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.
Visiting Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve and Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, get outside with Siyafunda Conservation, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hippo Jessica.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hoedspruit trip planner.

You can drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In December in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Bushmans Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Mphongolo Backpacking Trail, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, stroll through Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kruger National Park driving holiday tool.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

6
nights
Saint-Joseph, Reunion Island

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get outdoors at Cascade de Grand Galet and Plage de Grande Anse. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Joseph: Fly 974 Tandem (in Saint-Paul), Point de vue sur le trou de fer (in Hell-Bourg) and Les Gorges du Bras de la Plaine (in Entre-Deux). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de trou noir, get outside with Azurtech Parapente, and hike along Le fenetre Les Makes.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saint-Joseph trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kruger National Park to Saint-Joseph. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kruger National Park to Saint-Joseph. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Saint-Joseph when traveling from Kruger National Park in December, with lows around °F. You'll set off for La Digue Island on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Le fenetre Les Makes, Bassin des Aigrettes, Fly 974 Tandem, Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem

4
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Step out of the city life by going to Anse Source D'Argent and Anse Coco Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiagge di Anse Marron and Grand Anse. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Severe, stroll through Anse Patates Beach, and head off the coast to Coco Island.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read La Digue Island trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Joseph to La Digue Island. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Petite Anse
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Anse Volbert. Visit Anse Georgette and Anse La Blague for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cousin, explore the gorgeous colors at Grande Soeur island, step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, and get outside with Anse Boudin.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Praslin Island sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Praslin Island are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cousin
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Cousin ©
Cousin

4
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Central Island National Park, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Nairobi visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Praslin Island to Nairobi takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Praslin Island to Nairobi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Praslin Island in January: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Olare Orok Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Spend the 14th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

For photos and more tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve attractions planner.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nairobi in January, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at °F and lows at °F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area road trip site.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

2
nights
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park tour builder tool.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

3
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Coral Reefs. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Dahab trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tarangire National Park to Dahab. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tarangire National Park in January, you will find days in Dahab are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ras Mohommed National Park
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

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