60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Mauritius, Drive to Grand Baie
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 7 nights
Drive to Mauritius, Fly to Praslin Island
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 6 nights
Fly
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Luxor, Egypt
— 7 nights
Fly
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Cairo, Egypt
— 7 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 8 nights
Fly
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 7 nights
Fly to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Drive to Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 7 nights
Fly
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius — 7 nights

Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Kids will enjoy La Mouette Martial and Black River Gorges National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Baie side-trips: La Vanille Nature Park (in Riviere des Anguilles), Martin Beffert Jewellery Design (in Moka) and Ebony Forest Reserve (in Chamarel). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at SSR Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at Blue Penny Museum, don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Ved Holistic Care Centre.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Baie day trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Grand Baie is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Melbourne to Grand Baie due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Grand Baie: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Praslin Island.
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Praslin Island, Seychelles — 6 nights

Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Curieuse Island and Anse Lazio. There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, explore the activities along Anse Boudin, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Volbert.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Praslin Island route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Praslin Island takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Luxor.
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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 14:

Luxor, Egypt — 7 nights

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Go for a jaunt from Luxor to Dendera to see Dendera Temple Complex about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor day trip planning site.

Getting from Praslin Island to Luxor by flight takes about 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Seychelles Time (SCT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island in April, expect nights in Luxor to be a bit cooler, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Cairo.
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Cairo, Egypt — 7 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Great Sphinx. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Bent Pyramid & Pyramids of Giza) and Saqqara (Memphis and Sakkara & Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Islamic Cairo, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and view the masterpieces at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo visit planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Luxor in April, you will find days in Cairo are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 8 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.
Family-friendly places like Jardin Majorelle and Medersa Ben Youssef will thrill your kids. Spend the 2nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 3rd (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marrakech itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in April, plan for little chillier nights in Marrakech, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Victoria Falls.
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 7 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.
Family-friendly places like Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Victoria Falls Bridge will thrill your kids. Spend the 10th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Sherlanga Safaris, take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by The Jairos Jiri Craft Shop, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Victoria Falls takes 23 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central Africa Time is 2 hours. In May, Victoria Falls is slightly colder than Marrakech - with highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kruger National Park and Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Kruger National Park: Hoedspruit (Spas, Hoedspruit Reptile Centre, &more) and Safaris (in Phalaborwa). Spend the 16th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushmans Trail, and see human ingenuity at work at Klaserie Dam.

Plan trip to Kruger National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Victoria Falls to Kruger National Park. Traveling from Victoria Falls in May, you will find days in Kruger National Park are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Cape Town.
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Find places to stay May 14 — 21:

Cape Town, South Africa — 8 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kids will enjoy Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Platteklip Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Cape Point, examine the collection at District Six Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Maclear's Beacon, and take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in May, you will find days in Cape Town are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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