60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly to Entebbe, Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 6 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Family-friendly places like Apartheid Museum and Maboneng Precinct will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, try your luck at Montecasino, and steep yourself in history at Mandela House.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg vacation planner.

Nosy Be, Madagascar to Johannesburg is an approximately 25.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nosy Be to Johannesburg. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nosy Be in October, with highs in Johannesburg at 32°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:

Hoedspruit, South Africa

— 5 nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve and Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Safaris). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get outside with Siyafunda Conservation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, and surround yourself with nature on Tshukudu Game Lodge.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 8:

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 6 nights
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 9th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site, and get great views at Nkumbe View Site.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park road trip planner.

Getting from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Elephant Whispers and Perry's Bridge Reptile Park. Step out of Nelspruit with an excursion to Safaris in Hazyview--about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nelspruit vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nelspruit: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 6 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Family-friendly places like Cape Point and Boulders Beach Penguin Colony will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, examine the collection at District Six Museum, whizz through the canopy at Abseil Africa, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 6 nights
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.
Attractions like Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Kayaking & Canoeing make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Victoria Falls visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in November: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 38°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 5 nights

Red City

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.
Kids will enjoy Jardin Majorelle and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Marrakech takes 23 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Victoria Falls to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in November; daily highs in Marrakech reach 27°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:

Cairo, Egypt

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Attractions like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Great Sphinx make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Pyramids of Giza (in Giza). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cairo trip builder app.

Getting from Marrakech to Cairo by flight takes about 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cairo. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Marrakech in December since evenings lows in Cairo dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can fly to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:

Luxor, Egypt

— 3 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step out of Luxor to go to Dendera and see Dendera Temple Complex, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Cairo in December, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 14th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 16th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luxor to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 20.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luxor to Maasai Mara National Reserve due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxor in December, expect nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 3 nights

Green City in the Sun

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.
Family-friendly places like Nairobi National Park and Safaris will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, explore the galleries of Nairobi National Museum, look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip app.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In December, Nairobi is a bit warmer than Maasai Mara National Reserve - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 2 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Curieuse Island and Anse Georgette. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Anse Lazio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Petite Anse Kerlan, and take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Praslin Island trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Praslin Island takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Praslin Island is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in December, with highs in Praslin Island at 35°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

— 6 nights
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Leu: Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose), La Roche Merveilleuse (in Cilaos) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ermitage, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Maido.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Leu trip planner.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu in 7.5 hours. December in Saint-Leu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29: