60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 5 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 3 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Praslin Island, Seychelles

— 5 nights
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Escape the urban bustle at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and Curieuse Island. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Anse Lazio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse Volbert, discover the deep blue sea with Hawksbill Dive Center, and identify plant and animal life at Cousin.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Praslin Island vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Praslin Island is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Praslin Island is minus 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Praslin Island hover around 35°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

Luxor, Egypt

— 6 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu. Get a sense of the local culture at Dendera Temple Complex and Luxor Museum. Step out of Luxor with an excursion to Tombs of the Nobles in Al Asasif--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, delve into the distant past at El-Assasif Tombs, and make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Luxor day trip tool.

Fly from Praslin Island to Luxor in 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Seychelles Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Praslin Island in March, expect colder with lows of 17°C in Luxor. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 11:

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Pyramids of Giza. Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Musee de la Barque Solaire, Bent Pyramid, &more) and Saqqara (Step Pyramid of Djoser, Memphis and Sakkara, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, walk around Al-Azhar Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairo tour app.

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 17:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 7 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Marrakech Museum and Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden. Do your shopping at Jemaa el-Fna and Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech. Spend the 19th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Marrakech takes 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marrakech, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 24:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum. Get outdoors at Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, browse the exhibits of Karen Village, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nairobi tour planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Nairobi by flight takes about 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Marrakech to Nairobi. Traveling from Marrakech in March, expect Nairobi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Step out of the city life by going to Olare Orok Conservancy and Musiara Swamp. Spend the 29th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip builder.

Getting from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nairobi in March, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip builder.

Drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kigali.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

Kigali, Rwanda

— 3 nights
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Niyo Arts Gallery and Kigali Genocide Memorial. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abien Arts Center and Ivuka Arts Studio. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Talking Through Art, take in the exciting artwork at Inema Arts Centre, learn about all things military at Campaign Against Genocide Museum, and explore the world behind art at MAMA Rwanda Hostel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kigali road trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Kigali takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. April in Kigali sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums · Shopping

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Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 5 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kim Sacks Gallery and Standard Bank Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Liliesleaf. Step out of Johannesburg to go to Hazyview and see Regent Safaris, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hector Pieterson Museum, explore the galleries of Everard Read Gallery, and stop by Maboneng Precinct.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kigali to Johannesburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kigali in April, Johannesburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 10:

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kruger National Park and Idube Game Reserve. Shop till you drop at Kingfisher Gallery and Kumbaya Home Decor. Step out of Kruger National Park with an excursion to iNyoka Art Gallery in Hoedspruit--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 13th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger, and trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park holiday builder tool.

Fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 12 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Let the collections at District Six Museum and Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre capture your imagination. Head to Greenmarket Square and Shimanskyfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, Waterford Estate, &more), Topiary Wine Estate (in Wemmershoek) and Franschhoek (Eikehof, Franschhoek Motor Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, identify plant and animal life at Platteklip Gorge, do a tasting at Klein Constantia, and get to know the fascinating history of Maclear's Beacon.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cape Town travel route planning app.

Fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Cape Town sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 27: