60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
2
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
5
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
9
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 45 min
10
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
11
Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
12
Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
13
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Paris, France

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island, identify plant and animal life at Cousin, stroll through Anse Lazio, and kick back and relax at Anse Georgette.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Praslin Island trip tool .

Paris, France to Praslin Island is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Praslin Island is 3 hours. Traveling from Paris in octobre, things will get much warmer in Praslin Island: highs are around 35°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cousin
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette

4
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: Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis), Fly 974 Tandem (in Saint-Paul) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit).

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Leu visit planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Praslin Island to Saint-Leu takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Praslin Island in octobre, with highs in Saint-Leu at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Joseph, Pas de Bellecombe, Plage de l'Ermitage, Piton des Neiges, Piton de Fournaise
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem
Parasailing & Paragliding

5
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: Pretoria (National Library of South Africa & Union Buildings). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, stroll around The Wilds, try to win big at Montecasino, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saint-Leu to Johannesburg in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Reunion Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Saint-Leu in octobre, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Pretoria, Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©

5
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

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 Hoedspruit's surroundings by going to Phalaborwa (Safaris, Hans Merensky Golf Estate, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, and head outdoors with Siyafunda Conservation.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hoedspruit online route builder .

Getting from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In octobre in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Phalaborwa
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Safaris
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation

6
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

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 19th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, contemplate the long history of Masorini Archaeological Site, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park day trip site .

Getting from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park by combination of bus and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In octobre, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

4
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
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: Hazyview (The Elephant Sanctuary, Safaris, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, Head underground at Sudwala Caves, take in the dramatic scenery at Montrose Falls, and try to win big at Emnotweni Casino.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nelspruit, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Hazyview
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Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Safaris
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden

6
nights
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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

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

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in octobre, Cape Town is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

4
nights
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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Victoria Falls online trip maker .

You can fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in novembre, with highs in Victoria Falls at 38°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time to Eastern African Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to 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

3
nights
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 10th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 12th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

Planning Maasai Mara National Reserve trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. In novembre, daytime highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Nairobi.

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

5
nights
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in novembre, things will get somewhat warmer in Nairobi: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum

5
nights
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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Nairobi to Cairo in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Eastern African Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In novembre in Cairo, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

5
nights
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.
Make the 29th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech travel route website .

You can fly from Cairo to Marrakech in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in novembre, Marrakech is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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