60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa route planner

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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 7 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Chobe National Park, Botswana

— 3 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve and get a dose of the wild on Livingstone Trails.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Chobe National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 7 nights
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.
Spend the 4th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, browse the different shops at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

— 2 nights
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 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area journey maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 15 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 5 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 10th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 11th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eluai Plain.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Nairobi, Kenya

— 5 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.
Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 19th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, browse the exhibits of Nairobi National Museum, look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip planner.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daytime highs in Nairobi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Cairo, Egypt

— 6 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 24th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and wander the streets of Coptic Cairo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairo trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Cairo takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nairobi to Cairo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nairobi in July, expect nights in Cairo to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are much warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Marrakech, Morocco

— 7 nights

Red City

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.
Spend the 27th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech road trip planning site.

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Marrakech. Traveling from Cairo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marrakech, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 5 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site), Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, try your luck at Montecasino, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Marrakech to Johannesburg in 18.5 hours. Traveling from Marrakech to Johannesburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Johannesburg is much colder than Marrakech - with highs of 26°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to fly to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoedspruit, South Africa

— 6 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hoedspruit: Qualito Craft Distillery (in Phalaborwa) and Hazyview (Safaris, Elephant Whispers, &more). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, and look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in August since evenings lows in Hoedspruit dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 6 nights
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 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 13th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, and hike along Nyalaland Wilderness Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park vacation maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Town, South Africa

— 7 nights

Mother City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and explore and take pictures at Chapman's Peak Drive.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town route app.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Cape Town, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors