60 days in Africa, South America & Europe Itinerary

60 days in Africa, South America & Europe Itinerary

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Mendoza, Argentina
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Fes, Morocco
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Seville, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Munich, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 2 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Mara North Conservancy, then stroll through Musiara Swamp, and then stroll through Olypunyata Swamp. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve day trip planning site.

Baghdad, Iraq to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Nairobi, Kenya

— 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre, stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, laugh and play at Maji Magic, then explore the galleries of Karen Blixen Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Hub Karen. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairobi National Park.

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Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 4 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, take a stroll through Palermo, get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, and ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Buenos Aires tour itinerary website.

You can fly from Nairobi to Buenos Aires in 23 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Buenos Aires is minus 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nairobi in June: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 18°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mendoza.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Mendoza, Argentina

— 2 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo Fundacional, learn about winemaking at Bodega Tierras Altas, learn about winemaking at Bodega Matervini, then do a tasting at Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Budeguer, and finally do a tasting at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mendoza online travel planner.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in June since evenings lows in Mendoza dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 13th (Sun), browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and finally examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, and finally walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

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You can fly from Mendoza to Sao Paulo in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Mendoza in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sao Paulo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 5 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, get great views at Leblon Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro road trip site.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in June, expect Rio de Janeiro to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 5 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, trek along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and enjoy the sand and surf at Atalaia Beach.

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Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 28th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Marrakech in 23 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in June: highs in Marrakech hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fes, Morocco

— 2 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
On the 30th (Wed), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, then admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine.

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Getting from Marrakech to Fes by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Fes, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Seville.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Seville, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Explore Seville's surroundings by going to Ronda (Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, Alameda Del Tajo, &more) and Feria del Caballo (in Jerez De La Frontera). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla, and explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla.

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Fly from Fes to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fes to Seville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fes in July, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Puerta de Bisagra, Museo del Greco, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Seville to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Madrid are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia, then contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, and finally steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia travel route builder.

Getting from Madrid to Valencia by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Valencia are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Childrens Museums

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Tossa de Mar (Vila Vella (Old Town) & Chapel of Our Lady of Socorro) and Lloret de Mar (Modernist Cemetery, Parochial Rectory, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Munich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Munich online day trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Munich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in July; daily highs in Munich reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, then don't miss a visit to Townhall, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, then admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can fly to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Cologne, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cologne trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Hamburg to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In July in Cologne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.

Argentina travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.

Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Germany travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.