60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
1
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Dahab, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Giza, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  15 h 15 min
7
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30 min
8
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
9
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
10
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
11
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
12
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  20 h 30 min
13
Essaouira, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Sharm El Luli. Step off the beaten path and head to Abu Dabbab Beach and Vivasub diving center. It doesn't end there: stroll through Marsa Mubarak.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam attractions site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Marsa Alam is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Marsa Alam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Marsa Alam reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Horseback Riding Tours. Visiting Safaris and Giftun Islands will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Mahmya Island, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hurghada online trip itinerary builder.

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. April in Hurghada sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands

2
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs and then take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dahab holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Hurghada to Dahab takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dahab are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and SOHO Tennis & Squash center. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with The Kite Bubble and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planning site.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyramid of Unas and Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre. Pyramids of Giza and Mastaba of Kagemni will appeal to history buffs. Explore Giza's surroundings by going to Saqqara (Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep, Mastaba of Mereruka, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Memphis Historical Site, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

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

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in May since evenings lows in Giza dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Medinet Habu and Dendera Temple Complex. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Luxor Temple and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. When in Luxor, make a side trip to see Temple of Horus in Edfu, approximately Edfu away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Queens, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luxor trip site.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Luxor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Giza in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temple of Horus, Dendera Temple Complex
Highlights from your plan
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Anse Coco Beach and Anse Severe. Get in touch with nature at Grand Anse and Spiagge di Anse Marron. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the La Digue Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Luxor to La Digue Island in 15.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Seychelles Time (SCT) is 2 hours. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for a bit cooler days in La Digue Island, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Praslin Island.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco Beach

3
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Escape the urban bustle at Curieuse Island and Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Anse Georgette and Cousin. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Anse Lazio and stroll through Anse Volbert.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Praslin Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Praslin Island is just a stone's throw from La Digue Island. In May in Praslin Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cousin
Highlights from your plan
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island

5
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Kelonia. Get in touch with nature at Aquasens and Piton des Neiges. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Leu: Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Saint-Paul (Fly 974 Tandem & Maido). And it doesn't end there: hike along Crete des 3 Salazes, head outdoors with Cap Noir, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Leu vacation planner.

Getting from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Praslin Island in May: high temperatures in Saint-Leu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cilaos, Saint-Paul, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Piton de Fournaise, Belvedere de Bois Court
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

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.
Get in touch with nature at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Mphongolo Backpacking Trail. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Lonely Bull Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint-Leu to Kruger National Park. The time zone changes from Réunion Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Leu in May, expect Kruger National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

6
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Twelve Apostles. Maclear's Beacon and Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Platteklip Gorge, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town vacation site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in June: highs in Cape Town hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Lion's Head ©
Lion's Head

5
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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 outdoors at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Elephant Hills Golf Club. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Helicopter Tours and Victoria Falls Bridge. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls tour planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Cape Town in June, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park
Zipline
Safaris

3
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Medina of Essaouira. Visiting Horseback Riding Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts and take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Essaouira trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Victoria Falls to Essaouira takes 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria Falls in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Essaouira. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

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nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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 some cultural insight at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. Your inner history buff will appreciate Koutoubia Mosque and El Badi Palace. Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in June: highs in Marrakech hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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