60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly to Entebbe, Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly to Mauritius, Drive to Grand Baie
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 5 nights
Drive to Mauritius, Fly to Saint-Leu
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 5 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Cairo, Egypt — 5 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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza, &more) and Memphis and Sakkara (in Saqqara). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and visit Islamic Cairo.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cairo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in December, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Luxor.
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Luxor, Egypt — 6 nights

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

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Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — 5 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 13th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 14th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's still lots to do: stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder app.

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. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Luxor in December, expect nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Baie.
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Grand Baie, Mauritius — 5 nights

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Baie: Les 7 Cascades (in Riviere Noire), Chamarel (Chamarel Seven Coloured Earth Geopark & Ebony Forest Reserve) and Tamarin Falls (in Curepipe). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with La Mouette Martial, play a few rounds at Mont Choisy Le Golf, look for gifts at Bernd Wilhelm, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pieter Both Mountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Baie road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Grand Baie in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Grand Baie is 1 hour. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Grand Baie: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Saint-Leu.
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island — 5 nights

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Leu: Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Edgar Photographie (in Saint Pierre). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, make a trip to Maido, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de Grand Galet.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Leu trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Saint-Leu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. December in Saint-Leu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Johannesburg.
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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.
Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, and try to win big at Montecasino.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg. Traveling from Saint-Leu in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Johannesburg, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Hoedspruit.
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Hoedspruit, South Africa — 6 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.
Explore Hoedspruit's surroundings by going to Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & Shangana Cultural Village) and Phalaborwa (Safaris, Amarula Lapa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation, get to know the resident critters at Hoedspruit Reptile Centre, and take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery.

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Getting from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Kruger National Park.
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Kruger National Park, South Africa — 5 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.
Go for a jaunt from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit to see Kruger National Park about 48 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at AM Spa Kruger, and stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail.

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You can take a bus from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa — 7 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platteklip Gorge, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape Town online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria Falls.
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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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 6 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.
Spend the 25th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

Fly from Victoria Falls to Marrakech in 23 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Victoria Falls to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Victoria Falls in January, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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