60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
6
Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 45 min
7
Hurghada, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
8
Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
10
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

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.
Attractions like Cape Point and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, explore and take pictures at Chapman's Peak Drive, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Cape Town is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Cape Town. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

5
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hippo Jessica and Kinyonga Reptile Center. Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Hazyview (Perry's Bridge Reptile Park & The Elephant Sanctuary). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation, stroll through Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and play a few rounds at Drakensig Golf Club.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hoedspruit itinerary planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cape Town in June, expect nights in Hoedspruit to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hazyview, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

5
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 15th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Lonely Bull Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

5
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, grab your bike and head to Central Park Trails, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kruger National Park in June; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Modderfontein, Blue Ocean VR, SA Trails
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Safaris
Go Ape South Africa ©
Go Ape South Africa
Blue Ocean VR ©
Blue Ocean VR

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 wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, stroll through Siduli Hide, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and play a few rounds at Elephant Hills Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Victoria Falls tour itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. In June, Victoria Falls is a bit warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 29°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

7
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, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech online journey planner.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Marrakech by flight takes about 20 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Victoria Falls to Marrakech. Traveling from Victoria Falls in June, things will get a bit warmer in Marrakech: highs are around 39°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion

6
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sharm El Sheikh (Nature & Wildlife Tours, SOHO Tennis & Squash center, &more). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a splash at Makadi Water World, explore by horseback at Hurghada Equestrian, and see the vivid underwater world at Careless Reef.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hurghada trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Marrakech to Hurghada takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in July, Hurghada is a bit warmer at night with lows of 33°C. You'll set off for Nairobi on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Sharm El Sheikh
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Giraffe Centre. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Karura Forest, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Hill.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nairobi trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Nairobi takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hurghada in July, with highs in Nairobi at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Safaris

5
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Curieuse Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Grande Soeur island, tee off at Lemuria Golf Course, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Volbert.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Praslin Island takes 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from East Africa Time (EAT) to Seychelles Time (SCT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in July, with highs in Praslin Island at 34°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

8
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu ©
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Bring the kids along to Plage de l'Ermitage and Plage des Roches Noires. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Leu side-trips: Cascade Niagara (in Sainte-Suzanne), Trois Roches (in Mafate) and Cilaos (La Roche Merveilleuse, Piton des Neiges, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Piton de Fournaise, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Boucan Canot, get outside with Fly 974 Tandem, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Leu online road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In July, Saint-Leu is slightly colder than Praslin Island - with highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Cilaos, Saint-Paul, Saint-Joseph, Nez de Boeuf
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches

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