60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Saint-Paul
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Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
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Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 4 nights
Drive to Mauritius, Fly to Johannesburg
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
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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.
Koutoubia Mosque and Saadian Tombs are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Marrakech Museum and Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech journey builder app.

New York City, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Marrakech is 5 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Saint-Paul, Reunion Island

— 4 nights
Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Let the collections at Pepiniere du Musee and Edgar Photographie capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee de Villele and Saint Paul Marine Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Paul: Saint-Leu (Parasailing & Paragliding & Kelonia). The adventure continues: make a trip to Maido, get outside with Fly 974 Tandem, kick back and relax at Plage de l'Ermitage, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Paul holiday builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Marrakech to Saint-Paul. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Saint-Paul is 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau De Labourdonnais and Trou aux Cerfs. Venture out of the city with trips to Takamaka Boutique Winery (in Vacoas) and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air). There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at Ved Holistic Care Centre, kick back and relax at Pereybere Beach, discover the deep blue sea with Octopus Diving Centre, and explore the galleries of L'Aventure du Sucre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Baie trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Paul to Grand Baie. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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Johannesburg, South Africa

— 4 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.
Let the collections at South African National Museum of Military History and Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Apartheid Museum and Mandela House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom) and Union Buildings (in Pretoria). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Montecasino, admire the majestic nature at Alberts Farm, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, and savor the flavors at Time Anchor Distillery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg route planning app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Johannesburg in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Mauritius Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Baie in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Johannesburg, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

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Nelspruit, South Africa

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The White River Gallery and Into The Kruger Wildlife Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nelspruit: Matsamo Cultural Village (in Jeppe's Reef) and Hazyview (Perry's Bridge Reptile Park & Elephant Whispers). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Sudwala Caves, and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

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Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Nelspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Nelspruit are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Kingfisher Gallery and iNyoka Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kruger National Park: Hoedspruit (Kumbaya Home Decor & Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre). Spend the 9th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, hike along Bushmans Trail, and stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kruger National Park road trip site.

Fly from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at First South African Perfume Museum and South African Jewish Museum. Appreciate the collections at District Six Museum and Great Synagogue. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Franschhoek (Franschhoek Motor Museum & Senechal-Senekal Art Gallery). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, stroll through Clifton Beaches, and step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 5 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 22nd (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip planning site.

Fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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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 25th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by combination of flight and car takes about 15 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 27th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 28th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: stroll through Mara North Conservancy and look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. In January, daytime highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Nairobi, Kenya

— 3 nights

Green City in the Sun

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.
Appreciate the collections at Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages.

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. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Nairobi: highs are around 79°F and lows about 61°F. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Luxor.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Luxor, Egypt

— 5 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Let the collections at Luxor Museum and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medinet Habu and Luxor Temple. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor route maker tool.

Getting from Nairobi to Luxor by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Luxor is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nairobi in February, Luxor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Memphis and Sakkara (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx, Bent Pyramid, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Al-Azhar Park, look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, explore the activities along Nile River, and make a trip to Mosque-Sabil of Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar.

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Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Luxor in February, you will find days in Cairo are little chillier (71°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cairo

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