60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
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Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 7 nights
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Watamu, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Arusha, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Pemba Island, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 7 nights

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and explore and take pictures at Robben Island Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip itinerary builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Cape Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cape Town when traveling from Sydney in September, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tsitsikamma National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

5
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Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
On the 13th (Sun), hike the day away at The Dolphin Trail. Next up on the itinerary: get the adrenaline pumping with Face Adrenalin, trek along Otter Trail, kick your exploration up a notch at Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours, and head outdoors with Tsitsikamma Woodcutters Journey.

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Fly from Cape Town to Tsitsikamma National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
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Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours ©
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Untouched Adventures ©
Untouched Adventures

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Kruger National Park ©
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 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 16th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Idube Game Reserve, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tsitsikamma National Park to Kruger National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Tsitsikamma National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

7
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kruger National Park to Victoria Falls. Traveling from Kruger National Park in September, you will find days in Victoria Falls are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). On the 28th (Mon), you're off to Watamu.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Helicopter Tours

4
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Watamu, Kenya

Watamu ©
Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
When in Watamu, make a side trip to see 3 Degrees South in Kilifi, approximately Kilifi away. Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gede Ruins, tour the pleasant surroundings at Local Ocean Conservation, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Watamu tour builder.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Watamu by combination of car and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in September: highs in Watamu hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Watamu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Watamu National Marine Park ©
Watamu National Marine Park
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest ©
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest

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Nairobi, Kenya

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 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 5th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique, and see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nairobi holiday maker site.

Traveling by flight from Watamu to Nairobi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or drive. In October, Nairobi is a bit cooler than Watamu - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Off-Road Tours
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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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 8th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 10th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve journey maker tool.

You can fly from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nairobi in October, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · 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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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Seronera. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy unforgettable views with Serengeti Balloon Safaris and then stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Serengeti Balloon Safaris ©
Serengeti Balloon Safaris

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park day trip planning app.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. October in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
On the 18th (Sun), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Arusha online holiday maker.

Fly from Tarangire National Park to Arusha in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Arusha are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
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Photography Tours
Climbing Tours

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Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kilimanjaro National Park online itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Arusha to Kilimanjaro National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature · Parks
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

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Pemba Island, Tanzania

Pemba Island ©
On the 21st (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Ngezi Forest Reserve and then head off the coast to Pemba Island. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Ndagoni Ruins at Ras Mkumbuu and then step off the mainland to explore Misali island.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Pemba Island trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Pemba Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. October in Pemba Island sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Misali island ©
Misali island

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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kendwa Beach (in Kendwa) and Nungwi (Escape Room ZANZIBAR, Zanzibar Horse Club, &more). Spend the 24th (Sat) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, delve into the distant past at Hamamni Persian Baths, relax in the rural setting at Tangawizi Spice Farm, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Pemba Island to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. When traveling from Pemba Island in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Zanzibar City, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 29:
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach

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