60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
6
Maseru, Lesotho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Semonkong, Lesotho
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Gaborone, Botswana
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
9
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
11
Windhoek, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Cape Town, South Africa
— 14 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Toronto, Canada

4
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 striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and stroll through Siduli Hide.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Victoria Falls is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Victoria Falls, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in October, with highs in Victoria Falls at 39°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Parks Shopping
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

6
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.
Harare is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary, stroll around Kingfisher Park, Head underground at Domboshawa Caves, and stop by kiki's gallery.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Harare road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Harare takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Harare is a bit cooler than Victoria Falls - with highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Domboshawa Caves
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 2:
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Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary ©
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Domboshawa Caves ©
Domboshawa Caves

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Kromdraai Gold Mine (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site), Incendo Distillery (in Hartbeespoort) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, try your luck at Montecasino, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, and appreciate the history behind Voortrekker Monument.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg journey planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Harare to Johannesburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Harare in November, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Johannesburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton, Kromdraai Gold Mine, Incendo Distillery, Ukutula Conservation Center
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 9:
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

1
night
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sheba's Breast Mountain, then try to win big at Happy Valley Casino, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nyonyane Mountain.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Johannesburg to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, you will find days in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Simunye.

Things to do in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Nature Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Sheba's Breast Mountain
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:
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Nyonyane Mountain ©
Nyonyane Mountain
Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino
Sheba's Breast Mountain ©
Sheba's Breast Mountain

3
nights
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Simunye: Mlawula Nature Reserve (in Siteki) and Lebombo Mountains (in Mhlume). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Hlane Royal National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mbuluzi Game Reserve and Lodges and examine the collection at The Sugarcane Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Simunye online tour planner.

Drive from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to Simunye in 2 hours. Traveling from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Simunye. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Simunye

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hlane Royal National Park, Mlawula Nature Reserve, Lebombo Mountains
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:
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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park
Mlawula Nature Reserve ©
Mlawula Nature Reserve
Lebombo Mountains ©
Lebombo Mountains

2
nights
Maseru, Lesotho

Maseru ©
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maluti Mountains, admire the engineering at Katse Dam, then steep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, and finally try your luck at Lesotho Sun Casino. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Thorkild Hand Weaving and Moteng Weavers, explore the galleries of National Museum, then make a trip to Morija Museum & Archives, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Maseru travel planning site.

Drive from Simunye to Maseru in 9 hours. Traveling from Simunye in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Maseru, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Semonkong.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Morija Museum & Archives
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Katse Dam ©
Katse Dam
Maluti Mountains ©
Maluti Mountains
Morija Museum & Archives ©
Morija Museum & Archives

1
night
Semonkong, Lesotho

Semonkong ©
On the 16th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Semonkong road trip app.

You can drive from Maseru to Semonkong in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Semonkong

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong ©
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong

5
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues, and make a trip to Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gaborone route planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Semonkong to Gaborone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Semonkong in November: high temperatures in Gaborone hover around 32°C and lows are around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) ©
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace)
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve

3
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Change things up with a short trip to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve (about 1h 05 min away). Spend the 22nd (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring at Okavango River.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ngamiland East trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Gaborone to Ngamiland East in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Gaborone, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Ngamiland East, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

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 CARACAL Biodiversity Center and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park online travel planner.

You can fly from Ngamiland East to Chobe National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

4
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Deadvlei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, and have some family-friendly fun at Archer's Land.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek road trip website.

You can fly from Chobe National Park to Windhoek in 4 hours. Traveling from Chobe National Park to Windhoek, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Deadvlei
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

5
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland), Dorob National Park (in Gobabeb) and Walvis Bay Waterfront (in Walvis Bay). There's lots more to do: stop by Die Muschel, browse the different shops at Platz Am Meer, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Swakopmund itinerary site.

Getting from Windhoek to Swakopmund by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Windhoek in December, things will get little chillier in Swakopmund: highs are around 27°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Spitzkoppe, Dorob National Park
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

14
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.
Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Stellenbosch (The Stellenbosch Village Museum & Wine Tours & Tastings). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, and explore and take pictures at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cape Town trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Swakopmund to Cape Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Stellenbosch
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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