60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa trip itinerary planner

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco

— 5 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 28th (Thu) 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech day trip app.

London, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from London in April: highs in Marrakech hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can fly to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 2:

Fes, Morocco

— 3 nights

Mecca of the West

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 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, stop by Medina of Fez, and examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Fes holiday maker app.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fes, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 2 nights
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Chefchaouen using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Cairo.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Cairo, Egypt

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Bent Pyramid, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). There's still lots to do: visit Islamic Cairo, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chefchaouen to Cairo takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cairo are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to fly to Hurghada.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 13:

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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with Colona Divers El Gouna, indulge in some personalized pampering at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and get outside with Zone Multisports.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Cairo to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in May, Hurghada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Baths
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Luxor, Egypt

— 6 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Luxor visit planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Luxor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Hurghada in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 16 — 22:

Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 3 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Praslin Island is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Volbert, stroll through Anse Georgette, and delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Praslin Island trip website.

Fly from Luxor to Praslin Island in 16 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Luxor to Praslin Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxor in May, expect nights in Praslin Island to be somewhat warmer, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:

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.
Take a break from Johannesburg with a short trip to 7th Heaven Scuba in Krugersdorp, about 42 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's lots more to do: try to win big at Montecasino, brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History, savor the flavors at Time Anchor Distillery, and steep yourself in history at Mandela House.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg tour planning website.

Getting from Praslin Island to Johannesburg by flight takes about 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Praslin Island to Johannesburg. While traveling from Praslin Island, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 29:

Nelspruit, South Africa

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nelspruit: Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton) and Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & Perry's Bridge Reptile Park). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, Head underground at Sudwala Caves, try to win big at Emnotweni Casino, and stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nelspruit trip planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Nelspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nelspruit when traveling from Johannesburg in May, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:

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.
Hoedspruit is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Ukuthula Arts & Craft Shop, and stroll through Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre.

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

You can drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 7:

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 8th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at AM Spa Kruger, and trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. June in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 13:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 7 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in Cape Town, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 20:

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Victoria Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Victoria Falls, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Shopping · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25: