60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Giza, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Bus:  11 h 15 min
3
Kabale, Uganda
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
6
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
7
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
8
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
11
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 30 min
12
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
13
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  17 h
14
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
15
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
16
Algiers, Algeria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
17
Tunis, Tunisia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx. Get some historical perspective at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Mastaba of Mereruka. Explore Giza's surroundings by going to Saqqara (Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep, Mastaba of Ti, & more). There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Memphis Historical Site and browse the exhibits of Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Giza day trip planner.

London, UK to Giza is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Giza is 2 hours. In June, Giza is much hotter than London - with highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu. Popular historic sites such as Valley of the Kings and Tomb of Queen Nefertari are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Horus at Edfu in Edfu (about 1h 40 min away). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, explore the ancient world of Colossi of Memnon, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor travel route planning site .

Traveling by flight from Giza to Luxor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Giza, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 49°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Kabale.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temple of Horus at Edfu
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

1
night
Kabale, Uganda

Kabale
The sleepy market town of Kabale in Western Uganda, although meagre in sights of its own, boasts close proximity to several national parks, just a couple of miles from the border with Rwanda.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kabale trip itinerary app .

Getting from Luxor to Kabale by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Kabale is much colder than Luxor - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Kabale

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Safaris

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nairobi National Park and Safaris. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Central Island National Park, see Off-Road Tours, and wander the wide-open spaces of Mugie Ranch.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Kabale to Nairobi by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Olare Orok Conservancy and Mara North Conservancy. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olypunyata Swamp, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and explore the striking landscape of Mara Triangle.

To plan Maasai Mara National Reserve vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tarangire National Park.

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
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

1
day
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 13th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Tarangire National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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

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 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip builder .

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 5 hours. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Safaris. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls online itinerary planner .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls by combination of car and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Robben Island Museum and Maclear's Beacon. Visit Castle of Good Hope and Dutch Reformed Church for their historical value. Take a break from Cape Town with a short trip to First South African Perfume Museum in Franschhoek, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, take an in-depth tour of Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre, and visit Abseil Africa.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip builder tool .

Fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in July, you will find days in Cape Town are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Franschhoek
Highlights from your plan
First South African Perfume Museum ©
First South African Perfume Museum
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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.
Visiting Safaris and Zipline will get you outdoors. Shangana Cultural Village and Matsamo Cultural Village will appeal to history buffs. Explore Nelspruit's surroundings by going to Hazyview (Elephant Whispers, The Elephant Sanctuary, & more) and The White River Gallery (in White River). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, and examine the collection at Sudwala Dinosaur Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Nelspruit itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in July: highs in Nelspruit hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hazyview, Matsamo Cultural Village, The White River Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers

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.
Visiting Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Bushmans Trail will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

4
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kingfisher Gallery and Amarula Lapa. Visiting Safaris and Siyafunda Conservation will get you outdoors. When in Hoedspruit, make a side trip to see Qualito Craft Distillery in Phalaborwa, approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, take in breathtaking views at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, and take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Visit Constitution Hill and Kromdraai Gold Mine for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Apartheid Museum and Lindfield Victorian House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: Sterkfontein Cave (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site), Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and Union Buildings (in Pretoria). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mandela House, stroll through The Cradle of Humankind, brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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

Fly from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hoedspruit in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, The Cradle of Humankind, Ukutula Conservation Center, Union Buildings
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and High Atlas Mountains. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, take an in-depth tour of The Orientalist Museum of Marrakech, and contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech road trip website .

Do a combination of flight and train from Johannesburg to Marrakech in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, things will get much hotter in Marrakech: highs are around 44°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Chefchaouen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

2
nights
Algiers, Algeria

Algiers ©
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Get some cultural insight at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park and Ketchaoua Mosque. Get some historical perspective at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique and Jamaa El Kebir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Algiers: Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir (in Blida) and Ruines Romaines Tipaza (in Tipasa). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Algiers travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chefchaouen to Algiers. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ruines Romaines Tipaza, Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park ©
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

4
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Get some cultural insight at Dougga and The National Bardo Museum. Bourghiba Mausoleum and Zitouna Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Tunis side-trips: Sousse Archaeological Museum (in Sousse), Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous) and D'Enfidha (in Enfidha). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Ichkeul National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Louis Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Tunis vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Algiers to Tunis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bizerte, Carthage, Dougga, D'Enfidha, L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
Highlights from your plan
Dougga ©
Dougga
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum

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