60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Drive to Livingstone, Fly to Nairobi
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport, Fly to Goma
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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
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa

— 6 nights

Mother City

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum.

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Chicago, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. In June, Cape Town is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Wineries
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 8:

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nelspruit: Hazyview (The Elephant Sanctuary, Safaris, &more) and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton). There's much more to do: browse the fresh offerings at Bagdad Farmers Market, look for gifts at Joubert en Seuns Padstal, admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Nelspruit day trip planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Nelspruit by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nelspruit: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

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.
Spend the 12th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, see human ingenuity at work at Klaserie Dam, don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip maker site.

Getting from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 17:

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.
Step out of Hoedspruit with an excursion to Qualito Craft Distillery in Phalaborwa--about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, and view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hoedspruit trip maker app.

Traveling by bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits), The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, try your luck at Montecasino, visit Maboneng Precinct, and examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hoedspruit in June: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 66°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:

Chobe National Park, Botswana

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park tour site.

Fly from Johannesburg to Chobe National Park in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

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 4th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. In June, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 5:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 4 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.
Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, browse the different shops at The Hub Karen, browse the exhibits of Nairobi National Museum, and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Victoria Falls to Nairobi in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Nairobi. Traveling from Victoria Falls in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nairobi, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:

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 10th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 11th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

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You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:

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 15th (Thu), 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.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

— 2 nights
On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Tarangire National Park.

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

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. July in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goma.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nyiragongo. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Virunga National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Goma trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tarangire National Park to Goma. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tarangire National Park to Goma. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tarangire National Park in July, with highs in Goma at 76°F and lows at 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Giza.

Things to do in Goma

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Giza, Egypt

— 3 nights
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Go for a jaunt from Giza to Saqqara to see Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Giza route maker.

Traveling by flight from Goma to Giza takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Goma in July; daily highs in Giza reach 95°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Marrakech.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

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.
Spend the 26th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

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You can fly from Giza to Marrakech in 10 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Giza to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Giza in July, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30: