60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 6 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 5 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

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 3rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Marrakech is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

6
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu ©
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Leu: Cascade de Grand Galet (in Saint-Joseph), Saint-Paul (Maido & Fly 974 Tandem) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the geological forces at Piton de Fournaise, see the sights as you ascend with Aventure Pei Canyoning, get great views at Nez de Boeuf, and get outside with Canyoning, Envergure Reunion.

Make your Saint-Leu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Saint-Leu takes 20.5 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Marrakech to Saint-Leu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in October, you will find days in Saint-Leu are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 12:
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Maido ©
Maido

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Spend the 16th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, and test your problem-solving skills at HintHunt.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planner.

Getting from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg by flight takes about 9.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint-Leu in October, Johannesburg is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

5
nights

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 17th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger, trek along Nyalaland Wilderness Trail, and contemplate the long history of Masorini Archaeological Site.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a bus to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

5
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Phalaborwa (Safaris, Amarula Lapa, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation, take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of Kingfisher Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit tour website.

You can take a bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation
Safaris
Qualito Craft Distillery ©
Qualito Craft Distillery

3
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Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nelspruit: Hazyview (Pabeni Gate Kruger National Park & The Elephant Sanctuary). There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, and admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit vacation planner.

Getting from Hoedspruit to Nelspruit by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. While traveling from Hoedspruit, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nelspruit, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Elephant Sanctuary ©
The Elephant Sanctuary
Pabeni Gate Kruger National Park ©
Pabeni Gate Kruger National Park
Safaris

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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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town day trip planner.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cape Town, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 5:
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

5
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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
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: surround yourself with nature on Pangolin Photo Safaris, stroll through Serondela Reserve, get interesting insight from Chobe River Boat Cruises, and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

Plan a Chobe National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Chobe National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Pangolin Photo Safaris ©
Pangolin Photo Safaris
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga

6
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and test your problem-solving skills at Tribal Trap Escape Rooms.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. In November, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Skydive Tandem Company ©
Skydive Tandem Company
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): 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 admire all the interesting features of Olduvai Gorge.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area tour website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

2
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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 19th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then get interesting insight from Serengeti Balloon Safaris.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Serengeti National Park day trip site.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. In November in Serengeti National Park, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Serengeti Balloon Safaris ©
Serengeti Balloon Safaris
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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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 21st (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 22nd (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. It doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Freeman Safaris and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve by car takes about 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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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 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and stop by Utamaduni Craft Centre.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Nairobi day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in November, with highs in Nairobi at 28°C and lows at 19°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

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