60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Algiers, Algeria
— 3 nights
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Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 4 nights
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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
— 5 nights
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 3 nights

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
When in Sharm El Sheikh, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, approximately Dahab away. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, look for gifts at Secret Of Egypt, and head outdoors with The Kite Bubble.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh planning tool.

Pune, India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

6
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Cairo, Egypt

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 out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Spend the 10th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: stop by Islamic Cairo, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, get some thrills on the water with Maktub Travel, and stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cairo online visit planner.

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in May, plan for little chillier nights in Cairo, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Photography Tours
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

3
nights
Algiers, Algeria

Algiers ©
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Algiers is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers.

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

You can fly from Cairo to Algiers in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Algiers is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in May, with highs in Algiers at 29°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

3
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Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, explore the galleries of Coin Berbere, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Fes trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Fes takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Algiers to Fes. Traveling from Algiers in May, expect nights in Fes to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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 18th (Tue) 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, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planning app.

Getting from Fes to Marrakech by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Marrakech are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see Off-Road Tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Casablanca vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Kigali is known for museums, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Famille Church, take an unforgettable tour with Akagera Aviation, and take in the exciting artwork at Niyo Arts Gallery.

Plan a trip to Kigali easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Fly from Casablanca to Kigali in 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Casablanca to Kigali. In May, daytime highs in Kigali are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Nyamata Church ©
Nyamata Church

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
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 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Olduvai Gorge.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kigali to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kigali to Ngorongoro Conservation Area due to the time zone difference. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 1st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 3rd (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Maasai Mara National Reserve using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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Nairobi, Kenya

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 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of African Heritage House, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nairobi online road trip planner.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. June in Nairobi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Mugie Ranch
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
African Heritage House ©
African Heritage House

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Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Make the 11th (Fri) an unforgettable day with Safpar Rafting Company. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and view the masterpieces at Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Livingstone vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nairobi to Livingstone in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Livingstone when traveling from Nairobi in June, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Walking tours
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
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, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, stroll through Clifton Beaches, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip site.

You can fly from Livingstone to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Livingstone in June; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Abseil Africa ©
Abseil Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris (in Magaliesburg) and 7th Heaven Scuba (in Krugersdorp). Pack the 23rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. Spend the 24th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: try your luck at Montecasino, brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and savor the flavors at Time Anchor Distillery.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Johannesburg, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

HintHunt, Montecasino, Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, 7th Heaven Scuba
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Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris ©
Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris
Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

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Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Faravohitra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo and then push the limits with Madagascar Touring.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Antananarivo trip builder site.

Getting from Johannesburg to Antananarivo by flight takes about 7.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Antananarivo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, Antananarivo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Madagascar Touring ©
Madagascar Touring
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo ©
Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo

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