60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 6 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Drive to Nairobi, Fly to Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Hazyview, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 7 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of African Heritage House.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Nairobi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Montreal in July, with highs in Nairobi at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya — 6 nights

Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 8th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 11th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania — 3 nights

You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area road trip tool.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel 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.
Spend the 18th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls travel site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa — 6 nights

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: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, hike along Platteklip Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town travel app.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Victoria Falls in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Kruger National Park.
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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.
When in Kruger National Park, make a side trip to see Kruger National Park in Nelspruit, approximately Nelspruit away. Spend the 29th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in July: highs in Kruger National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Hoedspruit.
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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.
Explore Hoedspruit's surroundings by going to Phalaborwa (Safaris, Amarula Lapa, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Siyafunda Conservation, stop by Kumbaya Home Decor, revel in the low prices at Godding & Godding, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hoedspruit Reptile Centre.

You can plan Hoedspruit trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hazyview.
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Hazyview, South Africa — 5 nights

A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Explore Hazyview's surroundings by going to Nelspruit (Sudwala Caves, Lowveld National Botanical Garden, &more) and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seronera Crocodile Farm, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and stop by Katundo Leather Pty Ltd.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hazyview online trip maker.

Getting from Hoedspruit to Hazyview by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Hazyview, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly to Johannesburg.
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Johannesburg, South Africa — 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, stop by Mambu Design, and take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hazyview to Johannesburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hazyview in August since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 7°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Saint-Leu.
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island — 7 nights

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint-Paul (Maido & Fly 974 Tandem), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). There's still lots to do: get outside with Aquasens, kick back and relax at Plage de Boucan Canot, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Roche Merveilleuse, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Kelonia.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Leu trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Saint-Leu takes 7 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg to Saint-Leu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Saint-Leu, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 5 nights

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 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Marrakech online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint-Leu to Marrakech takes 18 hours. Traveling from Saint-Leu to Marrakech, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Saint-Leu in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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