60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Fes, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 5 nights
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— 4 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa

— 4 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.
Spend the 18th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, hunt for treasures at Market on Main, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and try your luck at Montecasino.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are OR Tambo International Airport and Pilanesberg International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

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: Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton), Hazyview (Perry's Bridge Reptile Park & The Elephant Sanctuary) and Into The Kruger Wildlife Gallery (in White River). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, try your luck at Emnotweni Casino, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nelspruit trip planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Nelspruit in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Nelspruit. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Casinos

Side Trips

Hoedspruit, South Africa

— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoedspruit: Phalaborwa (Amarula Lapa & Qualito Craft Distillery). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hoedspruit Reptile Centre, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hoedspruit vacation builder tool.

Drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In May in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 5 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 28th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Idube Game Reserve, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and indulge in some personalized pampering at AM Spa Kruger.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by bus from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Cape Town, South Africa

— 6 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, awaken your taste buds at Wine Flies Wine Tours - Day Tours, and go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

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Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 6 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 11th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Marrakech, Morocco

— 5 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 15th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 17th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, and deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Marrakech in 23 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in June: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 39°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Fes, Morocco

— 4 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, get your bearings at Medina Children's Library, and browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fes online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairo.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Cairo, Egypt

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). On the 27th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cairo road trip planner.

You can fly from Fes to Cairo in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fes to Cairo is 2 hours. Traveling from Fes in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cairo, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hurghada.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hurghada, Egypt

— 4 nights
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Spend the 30th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: boost your wellbeing at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, get outside with Zone Multisports, see the vivid underwater world at Carless Reef, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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Getting from Cairo to Hurghada by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in June: high temperatures in Hurghada hover around 44°C and lows are around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to fly to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 3 nights
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, admire the verdant scenery at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, hike along Le Glacis Noir, and enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Praslin Island visit planner.

You can fly from Hurghada to Praslin Island in 16 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hurghada to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Hurghada in July, with highs in Praslin Island at 34°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Baie: Ebony Forest Reserve (in Chamarel), Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre) and Sophie Nature Walk (in Vacoas). Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with La Mouette Martial, play a few rounds at Anahita Golf Club, relax and rejuvenate at Ved Holistic Care Centre, and stroll through Belle Mare Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Baie road trip website.

Fly from Praslin Island to Grand Baie in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island in July, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Baie: highs are around 29°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

— 4 nights
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of RĂ©union. Venture out of the city with trips to Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Piton des Neiges (in Cilaos) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Maido, relax and rejuvenate at Run Alti Cryo, admire the sheer force of Trois Roches, and get outside with Plage de Grande Anse.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Leu visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Baie to Saint-Leu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips