60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Bristol, United Kingdom
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Livingstone, Zambia
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
4
Nairobi, Kenya
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Pemba Island, Tanzania
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
10
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
11
Moshi, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
13
Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive + train:  6​h
14
Mombasa, Kenya
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  14​h
End: Bristol, United Kingdom

4
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Walvis Bay Waterfront, & more) and Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park day trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Namib-Naukluft Park is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Namib-Naukluft Park is 2 hours. In July in Namib-Naukluft Park, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Gobabeb
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours

6
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.
On the 12th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

Plan trip to Victoria Falls with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Namib-Naukluft Park to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Livingstone.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

4
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, museums, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore and take pictures at Gorge Swing, and see the interesting displays at Railway Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Livingstone online vacation planner .

Livingstone is just a stone's throw from Victoria Falls. When traveling from Victoria Falls in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Livingstone: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

7
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, wildlife, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum, hike along Karura Forest, and admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Livingstone to Nairobi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time (CAT) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Island National Park, Mugie Ranch
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

5
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 24th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, stroll through Mara North Conservancy, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve route maker app .

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides

3
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.
Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Seronera. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Grumeti River, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip builder tool .

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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 1st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge

1
night
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

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

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park takes 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

3
nights
Pemba Island, Tanzania

Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island is known for nature, beaches, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pemba Island, kick back and relax at Misali island, delve into the lush surroundings at Pemba Flying Fox Forest, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kigomasha Peninsula.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pemba Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Tarangire National Park to Pemba Island in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Tarangire National Park in August, expect much hotter with lows of 30°C in Pemba Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Misali island ©
Misali island
Vumawimbi Beach ©
Vumawimbi Beach

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling), Paje Beach (in Paje) and Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, walk around Jozani Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakupenda Beach, and stop by Aromas of Zanzibar.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City attractions planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pemba Island to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Pemba Island in August, expect nights in Zanzibar City to be a bit cooler, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Nungwi, Paje Beach, Space Station Zanzibar
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 12:
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moshi: Arusha (Shanga & Shanga Foundation, Cultural Heritage Centre, & more). There's still lots to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moshi journey builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Moshi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Arusha
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Climbing Tours
Safaris
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

3
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

On the 18th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro. Spend the 19th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tsavo National Park East.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

1
night
Tsavo National Park East, Kenya

Tsavo National Park East ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Tsavo East.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tsavo National Park East trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tsavo National Park East. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park East

Wildlife Parks
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Tsavo East ©
Tsavo East

8
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

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: Local Ocean Conservation (in Watamu), Diani Beach (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Diani Beach, & more) and Gede (Gede Ruins & Arabuko-Sokoke Forest). Spend the 26th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by Imani Collective, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Nyali Centre.

Find out how to plan Mombasa trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Tsavo National Park East to Mombasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Mombasa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Gede, Local Ocean Conservation, 3 Degrees South
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 29:
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Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins

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