60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly + Taxi:  13 h
1
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  10 h
5
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  7 h
6
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Ferry:  30 min
7
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  18 h
8
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Hurghada, Egypt
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Dahab, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

2
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kendwa Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nungwi Beach and St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral. It doesn't end there: stroll through Cheetah's Rock.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nungwi online trip builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nungwi is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Nungwi due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tel Aviv in August since evenings lows in Nungwi dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Kendwa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Walking tours. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Victoria Falls in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Nungwi in August, Victoria Falls is colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing

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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Boulders Beach and Camp's Bay Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Clifton Beaches. On the 27th (Tue), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's still lots to do: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town itinerary planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. While traveling from Victoria Falls, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

5
nights
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Birds of Eden and Otter Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park & Knysna Heads) and Storms River Suspension Bridge (in Tsitsikamma National Park). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Redford Lane Wines, and tee off at Goose Valley Golf Club.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Plettenberg Bay are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Knysna, Tsitsikamma National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Radical Raptors ©
Radical Raptors

4
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Mont Choisy Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Black River Gorges National Park and La Vanille Nature Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Ebony Forest Reserve (in Chamarel), Jummah Mosque (in Port Louis) and Le Morne (Le Morne Brabant, Underwater Waterfall, & more). There's much more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, admire the sheer force of Chamarel Waterfall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Flic en Flac Beach.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Flic En Flac trip builder app .

You can fly from Plettenberg Bay to Flic En Flac in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Plettenberg Bay to Flic En Flac due to the time zone difference. In September, Flic En Flac is a bit warmer than Plettenberg Bay - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mauritius, Le Morne, Jummah Mosque, Mont Choisy Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Petite Anse and Spiagge di Anse Marron. Step out of the city life by going to Anse Coco Beach and Anse Source D'Argent. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Grand Anse, stroll through Anse Pierrot Beach, and hike along Nid d’Aigle.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read La Digue Island road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Flic En Flac to La Digue Island in 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Flic En Flac in September: high temperatures in La Digue Island hover around 34°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron

7
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anse Georgette and Cote d’Or Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Petite Anse Kerlan and Anse Volbert. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, hike along Le Glacis Noir, head outdoors with Anse Boudin, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Praslin Island online attractions planner .

Praslin Island is just a stone's throw from La Digue Island. In September in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Petite Anse Kerlan ©
Petite Anse Kerlan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cote d’Or Beach ©
Cote d’Or Beach

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marsa Mubarak and El Qulan Mangrove Forest. Discover out-of-the-way places like Elphinstone Reef and Swim with Dolphins. Spend the 22nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Shoona Bay, stroll through Gebel El Rosas, and explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House Reef (Sha'ab Samadai).

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Praslin Island to Marsa Alam takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Praslin Island to Marsa Alam, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Praslin Island in September, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Swim with Dolphins
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

6
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Abu Tig Marina. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Speed Boats Tours. Spend the 1st (Tue) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's still lots to do: see the vivid underwater world at Careless Reef, pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque El Mina Masjid, ride a horse along Hurghada Equestrian, and take a memorable drive along Egypt Booking.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hurghada holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In September in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Parasailing & Paragliding
Speed Boats Tours

6
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore hidden gems such as Shark Diving and Ras Um Sid. There's lots more to do: stroll through Shark's Bay Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Mangrove Beach, and go deep with a submarine tour.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shark Diving

5
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get outdoors at Coral Reefs and Blue Hole. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ras Mohommed National Park and Spas. Step out of Dahab with an excursion to Mount Sinai in Saint Catherine--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios).

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Mount Sinai, Ras Mohommed National Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

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