60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Nosy Be, Madagascar
Bus:  6 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
7
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
8
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
10
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
11
Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
12
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
13
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Nosy Be, Madagascar

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Apartheid Museum and Finders Keepers Market will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, don't miss a visit to Cycle Tour of Soweto including Lunch, 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 26-hour bus ride. 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 travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Montecasino
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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.
Bring the kids along to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve and Siyafunda Conservation. Explore Hoedspruit's surroundings by going to Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Safaris). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery, stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, and browse the exhibits of Kingfisher Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit vacation planning website.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Kinyonga Reptile Center ©
Kinyonga Reptile Center
Spas

6
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 9th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Mphongolo Backpacking Trail, stroll through Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site, and take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

3
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
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 1h 20 min 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 car from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and 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 travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hazyview
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Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
Safaris

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Cape Point and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: visit Abseil Africa, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, identify plant and animal life at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and admire all the interesting features of Chapman's Peak Drive.

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You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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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
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.
Attractions like Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Kayaking & Canoeing make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Victoria Falls tour builder app.

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Victoria Falls: highs are around 38°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Jardin Majorelle and Palacio da Bahia. Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech itinerary planner.

Fly from Victoria Falls to Marrakech in 22.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Victoria Falls to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. In November, Marrakech is slightly colder than Victoria Falls - with highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Le Paradis du Safran
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

4
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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 Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip website.

Fly from Marrakech to Cairo in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cairo. Traveling from Marrakech in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairo, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
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. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, and get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor vacation planner.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
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.

You can plan Maasai Mara National Reserve trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Luxor to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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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.
Family-friendly places like Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, stroll through Giraffe Centre, and look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop).

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 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a 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 travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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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 enjoy Curieuse Island and Anse Georgette. There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and kick back and relax at Petite Anse Kerlan.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Praslin Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Praslin Island takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Seychelles Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in December; daily highs in Praslin Island reach 35°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio

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nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

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

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Leu trip maker.

You can fly from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu in 9 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saint-Leu can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Joseph, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Piton de Fournaise, Maido, Room Escape Games
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Kelonia ©
Kelonia
Plage de l'Ermitage ©
Plage de l'Ermitage

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