60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 4 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
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Giza, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
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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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, admire all the interesting features of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town journey maker tool.

Charlotte, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Cape Town is 7 hours. In June, Cape Town is cooler than Charlotte - with highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Kruger National Park.
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Kruger National Park, South Africa — 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kruger National Park: Hoedspruit (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Kumbaya Home Decor, &more). Spend the 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, admire the engineering at Klaserie Dam, and trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kruger National Park attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you will find days in Kruger National Park are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Nelspruit.
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Nelspruit, South Africa — 3 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nelspruit: Zipline (in Hazyview) and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, and try your luck at Emnotweni Casino.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit road trip site.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly to Johannesburg.
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Johannesburg, South Africa — 4 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 Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits), Zipline (in Rustenburg) and Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site (Sterkfontein Cave & The Cradle of Humankind). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, visit Maboneng Precinct, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and try to win big at Montecasino.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg route maker website.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nelspruit in June, with highs in Johannesburg at 66°F and lows at 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Chobe National Park.
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Chobe National Park, Botswana — 4 nights

A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve and get a dose of the wild on Livingstone Trails.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chobe National Park trip planning site.

Fly from Johannesburg to Chobe National Park in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for 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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls day trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. In July in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania — 2 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.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tarangire National Park.
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tarangire National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In July in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 58°F at night. On the 17th (Sun), you're off to Kilimanjaro National Park.
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Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilimanjaro National Park road trip website.

You can fly from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) 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 20th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 21st (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Nairobi.
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Nairobi, Kenya — 5 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 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 29th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, delve into the lush surroundings at Kereita Forest, see Off-Road Tours, and see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum.

Before you visit Nairobi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly to Goma.
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo — 3 nights

Nestled between two opposites--a lake and a volcano--Goma represents an adventurous vacation spot.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nyiragongo. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Virunga Amani Tours and Travel, then surround yourself with nature on Kasitu Eco Tours, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kivu.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Goma trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Goma takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nairobi to Goma, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nairobi in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Goma, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly to Giza.
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Giza, Egypt — 3 nights

Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Change things up with a short trip to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids in Saqqara (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Giza road trip app.

Fly from Goma to Giza in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Goma in August: high temperatures in Giza hover around 96°F and lows are around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 6 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 6th (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, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner.

You can fly from Giza to Marrakech in 10 hours. Traveling from Giza to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Giza in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Marrakech, with lows around 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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