60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Seychelles International Airport, Drive to Victoria
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Victoria, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Ferry
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
Fly to Mauritius, Drive to Grand Baie
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 5 nights
Drive
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Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 5 nights
Drive to Mauritius, Fly to Antananarivo
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 5 nights
Fly
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly to Eldoret, Drive to Jinja
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Jinja, Uganda
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Kampala, Uganda
— 5 nights
Fly
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ruhengeri, Rwanda
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lagos, Nigeria
— 6 nights
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Victoria, Seychelles — 4 nights

Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. Get a sense of the local culture at Clock Tower and Carrefour des Arts. Get in touch with nature at Copolia Trail and Sunset Beach. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Seychelles Natural History Museum, cast your line with Gerry's Private Charters, trek along Trois Freres Trail, and appreciate the history behind Diamond Jubilee Fountain.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Victoria day trip app.

Lahore, Pakistan to Victoria is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahore to Victoria is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lahore in October, expect nights in Victoria to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to La Digue Island.
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La Digue Island, Seychelles — 2 nights

La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Anse Pierrot Beach, then kick back and relax at Anse Source D'Argent, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse La Reunion Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Petite Anse, then kick back and relax at Spiagge di Anse Marron, and then kick back and relax at Grand Anse.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the La Digue Island journey builder.

Traveling by ferry from Victoria to La Digue Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In October, daytime highs in La Digue Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Praslin Island.
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Praslin Island, Seychelles — 5 nights

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Petite Anse Kerlan and Anse Consolation. Take a break from the city and head to Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's still lots to do: stroll through Anse Volbert, head off the coast to Ilot Saint-Pierre, view the masterpieces at Galerie Passerose, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dave's Tour.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Praslin Island route builder.

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in an hour. October in Praslin Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Baie.
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Grand Baie, Mauritius — 5 nights

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mont Choisy Beach and Dodo Divers. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Trou aux Biches and Belle Mare Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Baie: Grand River South East Waterfalls (in Beau Champ) and Constance Links Golf (in Pointe de Flacq). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Chateau De Labourdonnais, play a few rounds at Mont Choisy Le Golf, enjoy the sand and surf at La Cuvette Public Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Ved Holistic Care Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Baie online tour builder.

Getting from Praslin Island to Grand Baie by combination of flight and car takes about 8.5 hours. In October, Grand Baie is slightly colder than Praslin Island - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Flic En Flac.
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Flic En Flac, Mauritius — 5 nights

An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Warrior and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Martello Tower Museum and Le Domaine des Aubineaux. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flic En Flac: Pointe d'Esny (in Mahebourg), Blue Bay Beach (in Pointe d'Esny) and Paradis Golf Club Beachcomber (in Le Morne). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Tamarin Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Flic En Flac trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Baie to Flic En Flac takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Antananarivo.
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Antananarivo, Madagascar — 2 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Ambohitsorohitra Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, then don't miss a visit to Maison de Jean Laborde, and finally take an exotic tour of Lemur Tours. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Parc Tsarasaotra, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the galleries of Is´art Galerie, and finally admire the striking features of Gare de Soarano.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Antananarivo using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Flic En Flac to Antananarivo takes 6 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flic En Flac to Antananarivo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Flic En Flac in October, Antananarivo is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Nosy Be.
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Nosy Be, Madagascar — 5 nights

Perfume Island

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lokobe Nature Special Reserve and Nosy Fanihy. Visiting Mont Passot and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia, get to know the resident critters at Lemuria Land, and explore by horseback at Ambaro Ranch.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be visit planner.

You can fly from Antananarivo to Nosy Be in 4 hours. Traveling from Antananarivo in October, expect Nosy Be to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.
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Nairobi, Kenya — 6 nights

Green City in the Sun

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Karen Blixen Museum and Fundii Centre for the Arts. Explore hidden gems such as Oloolua Nature Trail and All Saints Cathedral. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Flaneur 254 Travels.

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Getting from Nosy Be to Nairobi by flight takes about 13.5 hours. Traveling from Nosy Be in October, things will get little chillier in Nairobi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Mombasa.
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Mombasa, Kenya — 5 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fort Jesus Museum. Old Town and Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Mombasa to Diani Beach to see Diani Beach about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Mombasa Marine National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mombasa journey planning website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Mombasa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nairobi in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Mombasa: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Jinja.
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Jinja, Uganda — 2 nights

Adventure Capital of East Africa

Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the activities along Victoria Nile. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Source of the Nile Museum, soothe aching muscles at The Woody Option Club, then explore the galleries of Cuupa Arts Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nile Reptile Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jinja trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mombasa to Jinja in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Mombasa in November, expect Jinja to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Kampala.
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Kampala, Uganda — 5 nights

Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
Visiting Munyonyo Beach and Gorilla Bookings will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gaddafi National Mosque and Social Innovation Museum. Explore Kampala's surroundings by going to Entebbe (Lake Victoria, Aero Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at African Pearl Safaris, take a peaceful walk through Budongo Forest, and stop by Good Glass.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kampala route planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Jinja to Kampala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Kampala sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Kigali.
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Kigali, Rwanda — 4 nights

A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Popular historic sites such as Ntarama Church and Nyamata Church are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Campaign Against Genocide Museum and Off-Road Tours. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, view the masterpieces at Mama Rwanda Village, relax and rejuvenate at WAKA Fitness, and pick up some new knowledge with Kigali Center for Photography.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kigali tour planner.

Getting from Kampala to Kigali by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kampala to Kigali. In November, daily temperatures in Kigali can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ruhengeri.
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Ruhengeri, Rwanda — 3 nights

Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
Escape the urban bustle at Volcanoes National Park and Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iby'iwacu Cultural Village and Kayaking & Canoeing. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ruhengeri road trip planning website.

Drive from Kigali to Ruhengeri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kigali in November, with highs in Ruhengeri at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lagos.
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Lagos, Nigeria — 6 nights

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.
Let the collections at Nike Art Gallery and The National Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Lekki Conservation Centre and LUFASI Nature Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lagos: Lekki (Lvi Art Gallery And Cultural Nexus, The Henna Place, &more) and Oshodi Art Gallery (in Ikorodu). There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at Amani Spa & Wellness, buy something for everyone on your list at The Lennox Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Ogirikan Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of Red Door Art Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lagos road trip app.

Getting from Ruhengeri to Lagos by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ruhengeri to Lagos. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ruhengeri in November, with highs in Lagos at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Seychelles travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Forests
Luxury to please visitors with deep pockets and scenery to astound the eye and warm the soul--that's Seychelles in a nutshell. The coastal areas boast a number of upscale beach resorts, with the fine sands and bright blue sea drawing visitors from distant corners of the world. The matriarchal culture that predominates in most households around the archipelago represents a fascinating cultural quirk to learn about during holidays in Seychelles, while the tropical rhythms of the local Creole folk music set the pace of everyday life.
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Mauritius travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Scuba & Snorkeling
Island of Rainbows and Shooting Stars
A small but surprisingly multicultural island in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius sits just east of Madagascar and offers a white-sand coastline lapped by sapphire waters. The contrasts of colors, tastes, and cultures here makes a vacation in Mauritius richly rewarding, with plenty to do along the coast and deeper inland. A tour of Mauritius usually includes long stops at the island's beaches, which serve as launching points for deep-sea fishing trips, dolphin-watching excursions, and scuba diving adventures. Farther away from the water, you can discover a paradise for hikers and nature lovers. Mauritius is made for explorations on foot, with several volcanic summits and a large national park sheltering abundant species of indigenous plants and birds.
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Madagascar travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Island
Madagascar deserves its reputation as a nature lover's paradise--around 5 percent of the world's plant and animal species are endemic to this island. Lemurs and rainforests, karst landscapes and rich red soil steal the headlines and remain among tops reasons to take a trip to Madagascar. The cultural diversity of the population also provides plenty of intrigue and interest, with distinctive ceremonies, unusual sports, and a varied cuisine all highlights of active, enriching Madagascan itineraries.
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Kenya travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.
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Uganda travel guide

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Nature & Parks · River Rafting & Tubing · National Parks
Pearl of Africa
Though small in area, Uganda represents one of the most populated landlocked countries in the world. You can feel this in the lakeside capital, but so much of the country remains untamed and untamable, with great lakes and towering mountains chief among the wilder sights. A recent troubled past delayed the growth of tourism in Uganda, but visitors now arrive in larger numbers, primarily drawn by the diverse wildlife that inhabits the country's mountains and forests. Notably, Uganda houses half of the world's population of mountain gorillas.
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Rwanda travel guide

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Specialty Museums · National Parks · Art Galleries
Land of a Thousand Hills
Tourism in Rwanda experienced a serious boost in the recent years largely thanks to the country's large population of mountain gorillas. One of only two nations in which the enigmatic, critically endangered gorillas can be tracked, Rwanda appeals to adventurous travelers interested in hiking the hills and equatorial jungles inhabited by the endemic species. The people of Rwanda remain positive about their future, and the political stability that has taken hold since the horrors of the 1994 genocide allows a growing number of international tourists to share in the optimism.
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Nigeria travel guide

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Art Galleries · Wildlife Areas · Shopping Malls
Naija
With the largest population and economy on the continent, Nigeria plays a big part in the rise of African tourism. The country's cities and villages provide a glimpse into a culture rich in musical and culinary heritage. Visitors on vacation in Nigeria tend to explore the southern and central regions, where the lively urban areas give way to a wealth of protected rainforests and river deltas, home to traditional communities with proud and distinct cultural traditions.
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