60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 7 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
Fly
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Luxor, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly
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Giza, Egypt
— 7 nights
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Drive to Cairo International Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Brize Norton

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Marrakech, Morocco

— 6 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 12th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

Brize Norton, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. When traveling from Brize Norton in January, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 16:

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: get great views at Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip builder.

Fly from Marrakech to Cape Town in 21.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Marrakech in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cape Town, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 24:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kruger National Park side-trips: Hoedspruit (Kumbaya Home Decor & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Kruger National Park (in Nelspruit). Spend the 25th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Bushmans Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park itinerary planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Kruger National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 30:

Johannesburg, South Africa

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site (Sterkfontein Cave & The Cradle of Humankind) and 7th Heaven Scuba (in Krugersdorp). Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, visit The Joburg Squirrel, try to win big at Montecasino, and browse the exhibits of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

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

Fly from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 5:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 7 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 8th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and cast your line with Sherlanga Safaris.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls vacation app.

Fly from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 12:

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 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. On the 14th (Mon), 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 Feb 12 — 14:

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 15th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. Spend the 16th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. In February, daytime highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 6 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 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, admire the striking features of African Heritage House, delve into the lush surroundings at Kereita Forest, and browse the exhibits of Karen Blixen Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Nairobi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 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 February, with highs in Nairobi at 32°C and lows at 19°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 25:

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, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luxor online journey planner.

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. Traveling from Nairobi in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luxor, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 3:

Giza, Egypt

— 7 nights
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Giza: Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Memphis and Sakkara). Spend the 10th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Giza trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in March, plan for slightly colder days in Giza, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 10: