60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 5 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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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
— 5 nights
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Gonder, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 5 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 4 nights
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Dahab, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 2 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mother City SkyDiving as well as Gate69. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Town Culinary Tours and Chapman's Peak Drive. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, do a tasting at Groot Constantia, glide through the air with Parapax Tandem Paragliding - Cape Town, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town journey maker website.

New York City, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Cape Town. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Cape Town to be a bit cooler, temps between 64°F and 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Cape Town Culinary Tours ©
Cape Town Culinary Tours
Gate69 ©
Gate69
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Sweni Wilderness Trail. Step out of Kruger National Park to go to Phalaborwa and see Qualito Craft Distillery, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, relax and rejuvenate at AM Spa Kruger, and stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you will find days in Kruger National Park are a bit warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Qualito Craft Distillery
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

6
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ukutula Conservation Center and South African National Museum of Military History. Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Union Buildings (in Pretoria), Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris (in Magaliesburg) and Ama Zwing Zwing Zipline Tour (in Broederstroom). Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, engage your brain at Origins Centre Museum, contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in June: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 66°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ukutula Conservation Center, Montecasino, Union Buildings, Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, Ama Zwing Zwing Zipline Tour
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris ©
Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris
Photography Tours

5
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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Savute Reserve and CARACAL Biodiversity Center. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Chobe River Boat Cruises, stroll through Serondela Reserve, walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park, and capture your vacation like a pro with Pangolin Photo Safaris.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chobe National Park travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Chobe National Park takes 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:
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Pangolin Photo Safaris ©
Pangolin Photo Safaris
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and Prime Art Gallery. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:
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Helicopter Tours
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Safaris

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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 1st (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mara Triangle and Safaris. Spend the 3rd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy.

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Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Mara North Conservancy ©
Mara North Conservancy

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Off-Road Tours and The Hub Karen. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 11th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, see the interesting displays at Nairobi National Museum, and look for gifts at Penny Winter Boutique.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online vacation maker.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daytime highs in Nairobi are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gonder.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

3
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Gonder, Ethiopia

Gonder ©
A former royal city, Gonder once served as the Ethiopian Empire's capital--it still boasts well-preserved remains of 17th-century castles and palaces that shed light on the opulent lifestyle of the bygone times.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Ploughshare Women Crafts Training Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuskuam Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Debre Berhan Selassie Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Falasha Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, step into the grandiose world of Fasil Ghebbi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fasiladas Bath Timket.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gonder travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Gonder takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Gonder, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Gonder

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Debre Berhan Selassie Church ©
Debre Berhan Selassie Church
Fasiladas Bath Timket
Fasiladas Bath Timket
Fasil Ghebbi ©
Fasil Ghebbi

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Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sharm El Naga and Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh. Spend the 17th (Sat) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: trot along with YallaHorse Riding, examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, head off the coast to Mahmya Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carless Reef.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Gonder to Hurghada takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Gonder in July, things will get much warmer in Hurghada: highs are around 102°F and lows about 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
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Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga
Carless Reef ©
Carless Reef

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh ©
An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Heavenly Cathedral and Shark's Bay Beach. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Ghibli Raceway, get outside with The Kite Bubble, explore the galleries of St Catherine Shop, and relax and rejuvenate at Omkara Yoga School.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 100°F, and evening lows to 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
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Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Ghibli Raceway ©
Ghibli Raceway

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Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Blue Lagoon and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dahab online travel planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 100°F, and evening lows to 84°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
On the 28th (Wed), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Medhane Alem Cathedral, look for gifts at Salem's Ethiopia, and then indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Addis Ababa online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Dahab to Addis Ababa takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dahab to Addis Ababa. Traveling from Dahab in July, expect Addis Ababa to be cooler, temps between 70°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Coffee & Tea Tours
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum ©
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
Salem's Ethiopia ©
Salem's Ethiopia

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