60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
8
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
9
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
11
Luxor, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
12
Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
13
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, outdoors, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, view the masterpieces at Galerie Passerose, kick back and relax at Petite Anse Kerlan, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Lazio.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Praslin Island trip builder tool .

London, UK to Praslin Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from London to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Praslin Island at 36°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Explore Saint-Leu's surroundings by going to Trois Roches (in Mafate), Saint-Joseph (Cascade de Grand Galet & Aquasens) and Spas (in Le Tampon).

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Leu route builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or fly. Traveling from Praslin Island in May, things will get little chillier in Saint-Leu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Joseph, Spas, Canyoning, Envergure Reunion, Trois Roches, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and Voortrekker Monument (in Pretoria). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, and have some family-friendly fun at Randburg Raceway.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg. When traveling from Saint-Leu in May, plan for little chillier days in Johannesburg, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Ukutula Conservation Center, Montecasino, Voortrekker Monument
Highlights from your plan
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kruger National Park side-trips: iNyoka Art Gallery (in Hoedspruit) and Qualito Craft Distillery (in Phalaborwa). Spend the 15th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kruger National Park when traveling from Johannesburg in May, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

iNyoka Art Gallery, Qualito Craft Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nelspruit side-trips: Hazyview (Katundo Leather Shop, Safaris, & more) and Mary Shire Falls (in Sabie). Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hazyview, Mary Shire Falls
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers

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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Safaris

1
night
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 5th (Fri): make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area vacation builder app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central African Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

3
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 7th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 9th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip planning site .

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

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.
Nairobi is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, stop by Matbronze Wildlife Art, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nairobi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In June in Nairobi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris

4
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luxor: Temple of Horus at Edfu (in Edfu) and Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and get advice or help at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Nairobi to Luxor in 13 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Nairobi in June: highs in Luxor hover around 49°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dendera Temple Complex, Temple of Horus at Edfu
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

5
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and don't miss a visit to Coptic Cairo.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in June: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 40°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

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

4
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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marrakech day trip tool .

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Marrakech. Traveling from Cairo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Marrakech, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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