60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Luxor, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Drive to Nairobi, Fly to Praslin Island
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
Fly to Mauritius, Drive to Grand Baie
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 4 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
— 3 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Luxor, Egypt — 4 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: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, explore the world behind art at Imhotep Alabaster Luxor, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip maker app.

Los Angeles, USA to Luxor is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in Luxor at 95°F and lows at 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Cairo.
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Cairo, Egypt — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the galleries of Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Azhar Mosque, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

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Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in October, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly 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 14th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 15th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

Before you visit Maasai Mara National Reserve, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Cairo to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairo to Maasai Mara National Reserve, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in October; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Praslin Island.
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Praslin Island, Seychelles — 3 nights

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, see what you can catch with One Love Boat Charter Seychelles, kick back and relax at Anse Lazio, and delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Praslin Island trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Praslin Island by combination of car and flight takes about 15 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Praslin Island. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, with highs in Praslin Island at 86°F and lows at 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Baie.
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Grand Baie, Mauritius — 4 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: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Henrietta), Chamarel (Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark & Ebony Forest Reserve) and Blue Penny Museum (in Port Louis). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Black River Gorges National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Octopus Diving Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, stop by Island Gems And Jewels, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Ved Holistic Care Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Praslin Island to Grand Baie takes 8.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Praslin Island in October, with highs in Grand Baie at 81°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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: Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose), Piton des Neiges (in Cilaos) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Cascade de Grand Galet, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ermitage, don't miss a visit to Maido, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saint-Leu tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Saint-Leu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Saint-Leu are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Johannesburg.
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Johannesburg, South Africa — 3 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.
Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, stop by Maboneng Precinct, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Réunion Time (RET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Leu in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can 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.
Explore Nelspruit's surroundings by going to Hazyview (The Elephant Sanctuary, Elephant Whispers, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary and try to win big at Emnotweni Casino.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nelspruit itinerary planner.

Getting from Johannesburg to Nelspruit by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Nelspruit sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hoedspruit.
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Hoedspruit, South Africa — 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phalaborwa (Safaris, Hans Merensky Golf Estate, &more). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation, and get to know the resident critters at Hoedspruit Reptile Centre.

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You can drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a 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.
Spend the 10th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger, and get great views at Nkumbe View Site.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip builder site.

You can take a bus from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight 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: admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town vacation planner.

Fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Victoria Falls.
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Find places to stay Nov 13 — 19:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 4 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, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in November, expect Victoria Falls to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Marrakech.
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:

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 26th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marrakech road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Marrakech takes 23 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in November; daily highs in Marrakech reach 74°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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