58 days in Africa Itinerary

58 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  11 h
1
Watamu, Kenya
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Livingstone, Zambia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Arusha, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Moshi, Tanzania
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
7
Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
8
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
10
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
13
Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
14
Lalibela, Ethiopia
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Mumbai, India

5
nights
Watamu, Kenya

Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Go for a jaunt from Watamu to Kilifi to see 3 Degrees South about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, see Off-Road Tours, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Spiaggia delle Tartarughe.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Watamu trip website.

Mumbai, India to Watamu is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for slightly colder days in Watamu, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gede, 3 Degrees South
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park

5
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa ©
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mombasa: Diani Beach (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Diani Beach). Spend the 12th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Imani Collective, enjoy the sand and surf at Nyali Beach, and stroll through Haller Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mombasa trip planner.

You can drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Diani Beach
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Haller Park ©
Haller Park

4
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, get engrossed in the history at Livingstone Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Livingstone attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Livingstone takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Mombasa to Livingstone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mombasa in November, expect Livingstone to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Livingstone

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:
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Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

5
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zanzibar City: Off-Road Tours (in Kiwengwa) and Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and relax in the rural setting at Tangawizi Spice Farm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zanzibar City trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Livingstone to Zanzibar City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and ferry. Traveling from Livingstone to Zanzibar City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Livingstone in November, expect nights in Zanzibar City to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Nungwi, Off-Road Tours
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

5
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Change things up with a short trip to Mt Meru in Arusha National Park (about 1h 40 min away). There's lots more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, see Off-Road Tours, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Masai Central Market.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Arusha route planner.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zanzibar City in November, with highs in Arusha at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mt Meru, Masai Central Market
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Climbing Tours
Off-Road Tours

6
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Moshi is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W..

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Moshi trip planner.

Getting from Arusha to Moshi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 5:
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Climbing Tours
Kikuletwa Hotsprings ©
Kikuletwa Hotsprings
Safaris

1
night
Tsavo National Park East, Kenya

Tsavo National Park East ©
On the 6th (Fri), stroll through Tsavo East.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tsavo National Park East trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Moshi to Tsavo National Park East by car takes about 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

3
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 7th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro. Spend the 8th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Tsavo National Park East to Kilimanjaro National Park with the Route module. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

1
night
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tarangire National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Seronera. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Grumeti River.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Serengeti National Park online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Grumeti River ©
Grumeti River

6
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 16th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip builder website.

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 4 hours. December in Maasai Mara National Reserve sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 20:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

6
nights
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, expect Nairobi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Safaris

5
nights
Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela ©
Tourism in Lalibela, a small town nestled in Ethiopia's Lasta Mountains, prospers due to its fascinating cluster of rock-carved churches, dating back to the 12th century and boasting the status of a World Heritage Site.
Lalibela is known for historic sites, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yemrehana Krestos Church, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and steep yourself in history at Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lalibela trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Lalibela takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
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Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Yemrehana Krestos Church ©
Yemrehana Krestos Church

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