60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Exeter, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  17 h
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
Bus + Taxi:  3 h
4
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
6
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
8
Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
10
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h
12
Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
13
Giza, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
14
Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Exeter, United Kingdom

5
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: get great views at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and go for a walk through Maclear's Beacon.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cape Town online trip itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Exeter to Cape Town, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Cape Town are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Two Oceans Aquarium ©
Two Oceans Aquarium

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nelspruit: JWM Shooting Range (in White River) and Hazyview (Zipline, The Elephant Sanctuary, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, and see the interesting displays at Sudwala Dinosaur Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nelspruit sightseeing app.

Fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in July, expect nights in Nelspruit to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hazyview, JWM Shooting Range
Highlights from your plan
Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary ©
Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary
Zipline
Safaris

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Safaris). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, get to know the resident critters at Kinyonga Reptile Center, and view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Hoedspruit trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In July in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Phalaborwa
Highlights from your plan
Tshukudu Game Lodge ©
Tshukudu Game Lodge
Safaris
Qualito Craft Distillery ©
Qualito Craft Distillery

6
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.
Spend the 10th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

5
nights
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.
Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits), Incendo Distillery (in Hartbeespoort) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, try your luck at Montecasino, explore the world behind art at Origins Centre Museum, and examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in July, things will get little chillier in Johannesburg: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ukutula Conservation Center, Jack Friedman Eastgate, Montecasino, Incendo Distillery, The Cradle of Humankind
Highlights from your plan
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Tue), stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chobe National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Chobe National Park takes 7.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

5
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Victoria Falls online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

5
nights
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.
Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Central Island National Park. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, browse the different shops at The Hub Karen, and look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nairobi trip planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Victoria Falls to Nairobi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria Falls in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Nairobi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

4
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.
Spend the 2nd (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 3rd (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip app.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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 ©
On the 8th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tarangire National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 9th (Sun), you're off to Goma.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

3
nights
Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Goma ©
Nestled between two opposites--a lake and a volcano--Goma represents an adventurous vacation spot.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get impressive views of Mount Nyiragongo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Virunga National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Goma online tour itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Tarangire National Park to Goma with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tarangire National Park to Goma due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tarangire National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Goma. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Goma

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nyiragongo ©
Mount Nyiragongo
Virunga National Park ©
Virunga National Park

4
nights
Giza, Egypt

Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Giza is known for historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and do sightseeing your way with Private Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Giza trip builder.

Fly from Goma to Giza in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Goma in August, expect Giza to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Cairo
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

6
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: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Marrakech takes 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Giza in August, expect little chillier with lows of 25°C in Marrakech. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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