60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Wellington, New Zealand
Fly:  27 h
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Luanda, Angola
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Tunis, Tunisia
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
8
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
9
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
10
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Wellington, New Zealand

7
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town route planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Cape Town is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Wellington in July, you will find days in Cape Town are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Luanda.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Two Oceans Aquarium ©
Two Oceans Aquarium

1
night
Luanda, Angola

Luanda ©
After decades of conflict, Luanda experienced a massive economic boom at the beginning of the 21st century, making it one of the most developed cities in Africa and a magnet for tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museu Nacional da Escravatura, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Moeda, thenexplore the galleries of Fortaleza de Sao Miguel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luanda trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Luanda takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luanda, with highs around 29°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Luanda

Museums Historic Sites
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Museu Nacional da Escravatura ©
Museu Nacional da Escravatura
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

5
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, take in the awesome beauty at High Atlas Mountains, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luanda to Marrakech takes 14.5 hours. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Luanda in July: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

5
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fes: Bou Inania Medersa (in Meknes) and Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, browse for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Volubilis, and explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fes vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bou Inania Medersa, So Travel Tour, Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Haroune Aqueduct
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

5
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: D'Enfidha (in Enfidha), Dougga (in Beja Governorate) and Bizerte (Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church & Ichkeul National Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, don't miss a visit to Centro storico, take in the exciting artwork at Roumouz, and take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tunis trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Tunis takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fes in July since evenings lows in Tunis dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, Bizerte, D'Enfidha, Dougga, L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum

4
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 Sharm El Sheikh's surroundings by going to Hurghada (Swim with Dolphins, Speed Boats Tours, &more) and St. Catherine's Monastery (in Saint Catherine). Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and bet on your favorite at Ghibli Raceway.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh journey maker app.

Traveling by flight from Tunis to Sharm El Sheikh takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tunis to Sharm El Sheikh. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tunis in July: high temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 44°C and lows are around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hurghada, Ras Mohommed National Park, St. Catherine's Monastery
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

6
nights
Cairo, Egypt

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Azhar Mosque, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairo day trip app.

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in July, things will get slightly colder in Cairo: highs are around 41°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Harare.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

4
nights
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Step out of Harare with an excursion to Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation in Wedza--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN, get your game on at Tamba Tamba, stroll through Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Raintree Venue.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Harare trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Harare takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairo in August, you will find days in Harare are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
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Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN ©
Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation ©
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary ©
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary

6
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls holiday planning tool.

Getting from Harare to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Harare in August, you will find days in Victoria Falls are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

3
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve and stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to fly to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

2
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Okavango River.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ngamiland East trip planner.

You can fly from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East in 5.5 hours. August in Ngamiland East sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Nature Wildlife
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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

6
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pretoria (Union Buildings & Voortrekker Monument), Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, have some family-friendly fun at Randburg Raceway Indoor Karting, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Ngamiland East to Johannesburg in 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ngamiland East in August, with highs in Johannesburg at 26°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Pretoria, Ukutula Conservation Center, The Cradle of Humankind, Randburg Raceway Indoor Karting, Montecasino
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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