60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa planner

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Nelspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 6 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 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech vacation maker app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Marrakech is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zurich in March, plan for much warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 8 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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, steep yourself in history at Robben Island Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Maclear's Beacon, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Cape Town takes 21.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cape Town when traveling from Marrakech in March, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 14:

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 20th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Idube Game Reserve, explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park road trip planning site.

You can fly from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Amarula Lapa). There's lots more to do: stroll through Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery, get to know the resident critters at Hoedspruit Reptile Centre, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit road trip planning app.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nelspruit: Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton) and Hazyview (Katundo Leather Pty Ltd & Perry's Bridge Reptile Park). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Montrose Falls, try your luck at Emnotweni Casino, and make a splash at Riverside Mall.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nelspruit travel route planner.

Drive from Hoedspruit to Nelspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:

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.
Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, try your luck at Montecasino, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Johannesburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Johannesburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 2:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 6 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.
Spend the 5th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Planning Victoria Falls trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Victoria Falls: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 15 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

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 11th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 12th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eluai Plain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Maasai Mara National Reserve trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve by car takes about 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:

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.
Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and browse the exhibits of Nairobi National Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nairobi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Nairobi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Luxor.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Luxor, Egypt

— 5 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Change things up with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luxor online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Luxor takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Luxor. While traveling from Nairobi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 23:

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 (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip builder site.

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Luxor in April, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29: