60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Malmo, Sweden
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Moshi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Arusha, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Durban, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
10
Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7 h
11
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
12
Kigali, Rwanda
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Kampala, Uganda
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  23 h 15 min
End: Malmo, Sweden

3
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

Moshi
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.
Take a break from Moshi with a short trip to Mount Kilimanjaro in Kilimanjaro National Park, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and explore the activities along Kikuletwa Hotsprings.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moshi driving holiday planning tool.

Malmo, Sweden to Moshi is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Malmo to Moshi is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mount Kilimanjaro
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Climbing Tours
Safaris

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.
Step out of Arusha to go to Arusha National Park and see Mt Meru, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get outside with Kili Dreamers.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Arusha travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Arusha in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. November in Arusha sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Masai Central Market, Mt Meru
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:
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Climbing Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, contemplate the long history of Christ Church Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths, and experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip planner.

You can fly from Arusha to Zanzibar City in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Arusha in November; daily highs in Zanzibar City reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

2
nights
Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, don't miss a visit to Tindoz d'Afrique, then take in the awesome beauty at Nkhoma Mountain, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Maula Cathedral. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Old Town Mall, savor the flavors at Lizulu Market, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Herbarium And Botanic Gardens Of Malawi, and finally look for gifts at Gems and Jewellery Lanka.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Lilongwe trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Lilongwe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Maula Cathedral ©
Maula Cathedral
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

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.
Take a break from Harare with a short trip to Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation in Wedza, about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Thetford Game Reserve, make a trip to Balancing Rocks, browse the exhibits of The Shona Sculpture Gallery, and stop by kiki's gallery.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Harare trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Lilongwe to Harare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Harare sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, Domboshawa Caves
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Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation ©
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Domboshawa Caves ©
Domboshawa Caves

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, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To plan Victoria Falls vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Harare to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Harare in December; daily highs in Victoria Falls reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Zipline
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

6
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: Voortrekker Monument (in Pretoria), Centurion Society Of Model Engineers (in Centurion) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and try your luck at Montecasino.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Sandton, Voortrekker Monument, SA Trails, Centurion Society Of Model Engineers, The Cradle of Humankind
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

8
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Stellenbosch (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cape Town trip site.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

6
nights
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Durban: KartingKZN Galleria (in Amanzimtoti), Mac Nicol's Caravan Park (in Sihangwane) and Ballito (Tinley Manor Beach & Willard Beach). There's much more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, walk around Umgeni River Bird Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at uShaka Marine World, and see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Durban online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Durban takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in December: high temperatures in Durban hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, Ballito, African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, KartingKZN Galleria, Mac Nicol's Caravan Park
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 31:
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Durban Botanic Gardens ©
Durban Botanic Gardens

1
night
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tofo road trip planning app.

Getting from Durban to Tofo by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Tofo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
On the 2nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and then take an in-depth tour of Governor's Palace Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mozambique Island trip builder website.

Do a combination of flight and car from Tofo to Mozambique Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tofo in January, Mozambique Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

4
nights
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
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.
Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at Niyo Arts Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Ntarama Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kigali route planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Kigali takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mozambique Island in January; daily highs in Kigali reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping Tours
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Kampala, Uganda

Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Entebbe (Off-Road Tours & Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Kona, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Uganda Martyrs National Shrine.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kampala travel planner.

You can fly from Kigali to Kampala in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kigali to Kampala. In January, daily temperatures in Kampala can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Entebbe
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Safaris
Walking tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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