60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Fly to Mahe Island, Ferry to Praslin Island
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 4 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Drive to Nairobi, Fly to Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 4 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Family-friendly places like Curieuse Island and Anse Lazio will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette, look for all kinds of wild species at Hawksbill Dive Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Marie-Louise Beach, and take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

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Melbourne, Australia to Praslin Island is an approximately 24.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Melbourne to Praslin Island. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Praslin Island reach 34°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Hurghada.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Hurghada, Egypt

— 3 nights
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jungle Aqua Park. Next up on the itinerary: test the waters at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, head outdoors with Zone Multisports, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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You can fly from Praslin Island to Hurghada in 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Hurghada is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Praslin Island in June, expect nights in Hurghada to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 44°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks
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Cairo, Egypt

— 4 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 enjoy Pyramids of Giza and The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Great Sphinx (in Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, work off some steam at Explore Spa by Le Meridien, and stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

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Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Cairo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hurghada in June, with highs in Cairo at 40°C and lows at 26°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jardin Majorelle and Palacio da Bahia. Spend the 23rd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, and take in the awesome beauty at High Atlas Mountains.

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Traveling by flight from Cairo to Marrakech takes 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Cairo in June, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Nairobi, Kenya

— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Nairobi National Park and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust will thrill your kids. Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique, see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and stroll through Giraffe Centre.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nairobi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nairobi takes 16.5 hours. Traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nairobi: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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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 5th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 3rd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

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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. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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.
Bring the kids along to Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Victoria Falls Snake Park. Spend the 11th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, 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 buy something for everyone on your list at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village.

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Do a combination of car and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Victoria Falls is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like South African National Museum of Military History and Maboneng Precinct. Venture out of the city with trips to Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, and browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

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Fly from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Johannesburg is little chillier than Victoria Falls - with highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Safaris and The Elephant Sanctuary. Explore Nelspruit's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Hazyview) and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Bagdad Farmers Market, look for gifts at Joubert en Seuns Padstal, stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nelspruit online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Nelspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, Nelspruit is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Bring the kids along to Kingfisher Gallery and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get outside with Siyafunda Conservation, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre.

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Drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. July in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
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Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 5 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 28th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Phuza Moya Private Game Reserve, delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site, and take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site.

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Take a bus from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cape Point and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Maclear's Beacon, and cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive.

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You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

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