60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Drive to Mont Choisy
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Mont Choisy, Mauritius
— 2 nights
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nungwi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly
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Luxor, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 6 nights
Drive
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Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
Drive
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 7 nights
Fly to Casablanca, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Mont Choisy, Mauritius

— 2 nights
Gently sloping sand meets the clear ocean along the coastline of the sleepy town of Mont Choisy.
On the 18th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of L'Aventure du Sucre, admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market and then stop by Save A Sail.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont Choisy trip itinerary maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Mont Choisy is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Mauritius Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mont Choisy, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Mont Choisy

Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

La Digue Island, Seychelles

— 2 nights
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Anse, then stroll through Anse Gaulettes Beach, then kick back and relax at Anse Source D'Argent, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse La Reunion Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Banane, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Fourmis, then kick back and relax at Anse Coco Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Union Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Anse Caiman.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Digue Island day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mont Choisy to La Digue Island. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 4 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Visiting Cote d’Or Beach and Petite Anse Kerlan will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Galerie Passerose and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Anse Kerlan Beach, hike along Salazie & Pasquiere Track, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Georgette, and head off the coast to Curieuse Island.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Praslin Island day trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from La Digue Island to Praslin Island in an hour. In January in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nungwi.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Nungwi, Tanzania

— 3 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cheetah's Rock and Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond. Get outdoors at Kiwengwa Beach and Nungwi Beach. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Dr. Bulugu Gallery, Head underground at Tazari Caves, stop by Bahati Beach Boutique, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nungwi trip planner.

Fly from Praslin Island to Nungwi in 18.5 hours. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time (SCT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Praslin Island in January: highs in Nungwi hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Luxor, Egypt

— 4 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Luxor Museum and Mummification Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Luxor Market and Isis 2 Papyrus Museum. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Avenue of Sphinxes, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip maker tool.

You can fly from Nungwi to Luxor in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nungwi to Luxor is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Nungwi in January, plan for slightly colder days in Luxor, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Marsa Alam, Egypt

— 3 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shark Diving and Marsa Shoona Bay. Visiting Abu Dabbab Beach and Marsa Mubarak will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: admire the ancient design of Roman baths, kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hankorab Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam trip website.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Marsa Alam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 27°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Hurghada, Egypt

— 6 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Sand City. Get a sense of the local culture at Akhenaten Egypt Gallery and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Spend the 6th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina, admire the ancient design of Planet Spa at Labranda Club Paradisio, and buy something for everyone on your list at Senzo Mall.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip maker app.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Hurghada, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Dahab, Egypt

— 1 night
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dahab attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Dahab takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

— 7 nights

City of Peace

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.
Get outdoors at Shark's Bay Beach and Safaris. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mangrove Beach and Na'ama Bay. Spend the 13th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Genena City Mall, look for gifts at Braids & Beads, and see the interesting displays at Sharm Papyrus Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh vacation planner.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Essaouira.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Essaouira, Morocco

— 4 nights

Wind City of Africa

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum and Galerie La Rochelle. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Essaouira Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, hunt for treasures at Essaouira Fish Market, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Essaouira trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sharm El Sheikh to Essaouira takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Essaouira, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February; daily highs in Essaouira reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Marrakech, Morocco

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun and Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech. Head to Ensemble Artisanal and Herboristerie Lamlihfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, see Off-Road Tours, soak away your stress at local Arab baths, and explore the world behind art at Musee de l'Art de Vivre.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planner.

Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Essaouira in February, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde

— 5 nights
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Visit Pedra de Lume Beach and Praia de Santa Maria for some beach relaxation. Visiting Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra and Criolo Sailing Dive will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Buracona, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores, relax and rejuvenate at Renova Spa, and don't miss a visit to Capela de Sao Jose.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ilha do Sal online holiday planner.

Fly from Marrakech to Ilha do Sal in 12 hours. Traveling from Marrakech to Ilha do Sal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Marrakech in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ilha do Sal, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Cape Town, South Africa

— 5 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Relax by the water at Clifton Beaches and Bloubergstrand Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Franschhoek Motor Museum and Solms-Delta Farm Tours. Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Grotto Beach (in Hermanus), Franschhoek Pass (in Franschhoek) and Shark Diving (in Gansbaai). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Muizenberg Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point Ostrich Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ilha do Sal to Cape Town takes 18.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ilha do Sal to Cape Town. Traveling from Ilha do Sal in March, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Cape Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oudtshoorn, South Africa

— 5 nights

Ostrich Capital of the World

Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fransie Pienaar Museum and Le Roux Townhouse. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Blombos Museum of Archeology and Greg Kerr Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oudtshoorn: Riversdale Old Jail / Die Tronk (in Riversdale), Kasselshoop - Cheese Factory (in Stilbaai) and Prince Albert (Prince Albert Gallery & Villa Kruger). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Swartberg Pass, get engrossed in the history at ATKV’s Hartenbos Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Garden Route Game Lodge Day Safaris, and stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Oudtshoorn trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in March, expect nights in Oudtshoorn to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

— 4 nights
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
For shopping fun, head to Old Nick Village or The Waterfront Knysna Quays. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden Route National Park and Noetzie Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plettenberg Bay: Suspension Bridge (in Tsitsikamma National Park), Dutch Reformed Church (in Kareedouw) and Knysna (Old Gaol and Art Gallery & Knysna Heads). There's much more to do: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve, pick up some local products at Elephant Walk Farm Stall, and hike along Garden of Eden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Oudtshoorn in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Plettenberg Bay, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips