60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Livingstone, Drive to Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Drive to Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly
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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
— 4 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly
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Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly to Praslin Island, Ferry to La Digue Island
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La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Ferry to Praslin, Fly to Mauritius
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Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 6 nights
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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 off the beaten path and head to Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Zipline. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cultural Vibes Music Shop and Prime Art Gallery. Spend the 13th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls road trip planning website.

Nairobi, Kenya to Victoria Falls is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nairobi in December: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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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 Sweni Wilderness Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kruger National Park: Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Amarula Lapa). Spend the 16th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park travel route website.

Explore your travel options from Victoria Falls to Kruger National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Victoria Falls in December, plan for little chillier nights in Kruger National Park, with lows around 20°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cango Caves and Cango Wildlife Ranch. Explore hidden gems such as Swartberg Pass and Meiringspoort Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oudtshoorn: Meiringspoort (in De Rust), Wilderness (Wilderness Beach & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Cape Palette Art Gallery (in George). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get outside with Waterval Rust en Vrede.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Oudtshoorn tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Oudtshoorn takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Oudtshoorn is little chillier than Kruger National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Robberg Nature Reserve and Knysna Elephant Park. Explore hidden gems such as Birds of Eden and Knysna Heads. Change things up with these side-trips from Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Garden Route National Park, Jandreart Studio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, relax and rejuvenate at Thai Massage Healing Hands, and enjoy the sand and surf at Robberg 5 Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay road trip tool.

Drive from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Plettenberg Bay sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Cape Town, South Africa

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
We've included these beaches for you: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Clifton Beaches. Explore hidden gems such as Camp's Bay Beach and Signal Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Shark Diving in Gansbaai (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head, explore and take pictures at Chapman's Peak Drive, get great views at Cape Point, and enjoy the sand and surf at Llandudno Beach.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cape Town road trip tool.

You can fly from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde

Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia de Santa Maria and Ponta Preta. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yoga Cabo Verde: Pure yoga and Salinas de Pedra de Lume. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Project Biodiversity Turtle Conservation Hatchery, get outside with Wavemafia Cabo Verde, look for gifts at Djunta Mo Art, and discover the deep blue sea with Eco Dive School Cabo Verde.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ilha do Sal trip maker.

Fly from Cape Town to Ilha do Sal in 18.5 hours. Traveling from Cape Town to Ilha do Sal, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Balloon Rides. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arab Baths and Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and hit all the best shops with The Marrakchi Guide.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech day trip planning site.

Getting from Ilha do Sal to Marrakech by flight takes about 12 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ilha do Sal to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ilha do Sal in January, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Marsa Alam, Egypt

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 get in some beach time at Marsa Mubarak and Sharm El Luli. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Abu Dabbab Beach. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marsa Alam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Marsa Alam takes 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Marsa Alam. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Giftun Islands, take in the waterfront activity at Abu Tig Marina, see Off-Road Tours, and see the vivid underwater world at Carless Reef.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada trip maker.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Hurghada by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hurghada are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Shop till you drop at Na'ama Bay and Secret Of Egypt. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Hurghada in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

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La Digue Island, Seychelles

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 Anse Source D'Argent and Anse Coco Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Grand Anse and Anse La Reunion Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Patates Beach, kick back and relax at Spiagge di Anse Marron, and discover the deep blue sea with Lizzy Boat Charter.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the La Digue Island trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Sharm El Sheikh to La Digue Island in 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to La Digue Island. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, things will get a bit warmer in La Digue Island: highs are around 34°C and lows about 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Flic En Flac, Mauritius

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Flic en Flac Beach and Pereybere Beach. Get in touch with nature at Le Morne Brabant and Chamarel Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flic En Flac: Mont Choisy (Mont Choisy Le Golf & Mont Choisy Beach), Ebony Forest Reserve (in Chamarel) and Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ved Holistic Care Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Trou aux Biches.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Flic En Flac sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from La Digue Island to Flic En Flac takes 8 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Flic En Flac can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips