60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
Fly to Mauritius, Drive to Grand Baie
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 6 nights
Drive to Mauritius, Fly to Praslin Island
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
Fly
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Giza, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 5 nights
Fly to Kilimanjaro International Airport, Drive to Tarangire National Park
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly to Nampula, Drive to Mozambique Island
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Johannesburg

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Johannesburg, South Africa — 4 nights

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Mandela House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Regent Safaris and Ukutula Conservation Center. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Kim Sacks Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Liliesleaf, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip maker site.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are OR Tambo International Airport and Pilanesberg International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to fly to Kruger National Park.
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Kruger National Park, South Africa — 6 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kingfisher Gallery and Letaba Elephant Hall. Escape the urban bustle at Kruger National Park and Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kruger National Park: Safaris (in Phalaborwa) and iNyoka Art Gallery (in Hoedspruit). The adventure continues: stroll through Idube Game Reserve, hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip maker.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kruger National Park, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa — 7 nights

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Baraka Gifts and Decor and Paul B. Dixon Wildlife Studio. Museum-lovers will get to explore District Six Museum and South African Jewish Museum. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take in the pleasant sights at Maclear's Beacon, wander the streets of Bo-kaap, and explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cape Town tour itinerary maker website.

Fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in August: highs in Cape Town hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grand Baie.
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Grand Baie, Mauritius — 6 nights

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Let the collections at Blue Penny Museum and World of Seashells capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to BASE Diving Centre Ltd and Le Morne Brabant. Explore Grand Baie's surroundings by going to Chamarel (Curious Corner of Chamarel & Ebony Forest Reserve), The Photographic Museum (in Port Louis) and Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery (in Bambous). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Patrick Mavros Atelier, look for gifts at Island Gems And Jewels, learn insider's secrets on L'Aventure du Sucre, and contemplate the geological forces at Trou aux Cerfs.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Baie travel route builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Cape Town to Grand Baie takes 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Standard Time (MUT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Cape Town in August, expect Grand Baie to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.
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Praslin Island, Seychelles — 4 nights

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Escape the urban bustle at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Anse Lazio. You'll get in some beach time at Anse Georgette and Anse Volbert. It doesn't end there: head off the coast to Curieuse Island and view the masterpieces at Galerie Passerose.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Praslin Island day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Praslin Island in 8.5 hours. In August, Praslin Island is a bit warmer than Grand Baie - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Giza.
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Giza, Egypt — 5 nights

Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Visit Pyramids of Giza and Bent Pyramid for their historical value. Head to Khan Al-Khalili and Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centrefor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids in Saqqara (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Giza trip maker website.

Fly from Praslin Island to Giza in 14.5 hours. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time (SCT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Praslin Island in August: highs in Giza hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 6 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Jemaa el-Fna or Ma Creation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koutoubia Mosque and Palacio da Bahia. Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, and don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Marrakech takes 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Giza to Marrakech. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Giza in September since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Kigali.
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Kigali, Rwanda — 5 nights

A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kigali Genocide Memorial and Abien Arts Center. Shop till you drop at Choose Kigali Art Gallery and Inema Arts Centre. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at MAMA Rwanda Hostel, brush up on your military savvy at Campaign Against Genocide Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Talking Through Art, and stroll the grounds of Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kigali itinerary planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Kigali in 17.5 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Marrakech in September, plan for slightly colder days in Kigali, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to Tarangire National Park.
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Kigali to Tarangire National Park with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kigali to Tarangire National Park. When traveling from Kigali in September, plan for slightly colder days in Tarangire National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania — 2 nights

You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online vacation planner.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — 5 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Get outdoors at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and Mara North Conservancy. Spend the 17th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 19th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. In September in Maasai Mara National Reserve, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.
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Nairobi, Kenya — 6 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Nairobi National Park and Safaris. Appreciate the collections at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. There's still lots to do: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, explore the world behind art at Karen Village, explore the galleries of Circle Art Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Nairobi Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi vacation planning website.

Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, Nairobi is somewhat warmer than Maasai Mara National Reserve - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mozambique Island.
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique — 2 nights

Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao and then explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mozambique Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nairobi to Mozambique Island in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Nairobi to Mozambique Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Mozambique Island is a bit warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
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