60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Train + Fly:  7 h
1
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Dahab, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  2 h
5
Giza, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  2 h
6
Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  15 h 15 min
7
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30 min
8
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
10
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
11
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
12
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  20 h 30 min
13
Essaouira, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3
nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Escape the urban bustle at Sharm El Luli and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step off the beaten path and head to Abu Dabbab Beach and Vivasub diving center. It doesn't end there: stroll through Marsa Mubarak.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam attractions site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Marsa Alam is an approximately 9- hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Marsa Alam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Marsa Alam reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

5
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and Mahmya Island. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Giftun Islands, go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Hurghada online tour planner.

Drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands

2
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs and then take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dahab holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Hurghada to Dahab takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dahab are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: head outdoors with The Kite Bubble.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyramid of Unas and Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre. Pyramids of Giza and Step Pyramid of Djoser will appeal to history buffs. Explore Giza's surroundings by going to Saqqara (Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep, Mastaba of Kagemni, &more). There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx.

Discover how to plan a Giza trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in May since evenings lows in Giza dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Saqqara, Memphis Historical Site
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

5
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Valley of the Kings and Tomb of Queen Nefertari. Get out of town with these interesting Luxor side-trips: Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera) and Temple of Horus (in Edfu). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, gain insight at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Giza to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Giza in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dendera Temple Complex, Temple of Horus
Highlights from your plan
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

2
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Anse and Anse Source D'Argent. Get in touch with nature at Anse Coco Beach and Spiagge di Anse Marron. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Severe.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the La Digue Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Luxor to La Digue Island in 15.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Seychelles Time (SCT) is 2 hours. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for a bit cooler days in La Digue Island, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Get in touch with nature at Anse Georgette and Cousin. Discover out-of-the-way places like Curieuse Island and Anse Lazio. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and kick back and relax at Anse Volbert.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Praslin Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Praslin Island is just a stone's throw from La Digue Island. In May in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
Highlights from your plan
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Cousin ©
Cousin

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Piton de Fournaise and Piton des Neiges. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Leu: Belvedere de Bois Court (in Le Tampon), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Saint-Paul (Fly 974 Tandem & Maido). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Aquasens, trek along Crete des 3 Salazes, push the limits with an extreme tour, and meet the residents at Kelonia.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Leu vacation planner.

Getting from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Praslin Island in May: high temperatures in Saint-Leu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cilaos, Saint-Paul, Piton de Fournaise, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Cap Noir
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

5
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 in touch with nature at Kruger National Park and Mphongolo Backpacking Trail. Spend the 30th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Lonely Bull Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint-Leu to Kruger National Park. The time zone changes from Réunion Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Leu in May, expect Kruger National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cape Point and Shark Diving. Maclear's Beacon and Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head, stroll through Signal Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Plan trip to Cape Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in June: highs in Cape Town hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Shark Diving
Lion's Head ©
Lion's Head

5
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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.
Get outdoors at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Siduli Hide. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Helicopter Tours. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and tee off at Elephant Hills Golf Club.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Victoria Falls, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park
Zipline
Safaris

3
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Medina of Essaouira. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira and don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Essaouira road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Victoria Falls to Essaouira in 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Victoria Falls to Essaouira. Traveling from Victoria Falls in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Essaouira. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

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.
Get some cultural insight at Koutoubia Mosque and Medersa Ben Youssef. Your inner history buff will appreciate Menara Gardens and Pavilion and Palacio da Bahia. Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, admire the masterpieces at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, and examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in June: highs in Marrakech hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides

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