60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
2
Hurghada, Egypt
— 5 nights
3
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 6 nights
4
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
5
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar
— 3 nights
6
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 5 nights
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
8
Durban, South Africa
— 5 nights
9
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
10
Bayanga, Central African Republic
— 2 nights
11
Bangui, Central African Republic
— 3 nights
12
Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Azhar Mosque, and wander the streets of Islamic Cairo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Cairo is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Belfast to Cairo. Traveling from Belfast in June, expect nights in Cairo to be a bit warmer, around 26°C, while days are warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Photography Tours
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

5
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

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.
Step out of Hurghada with an excursion to Fred Lombard Plongee in Port Safaga--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 8th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Omo Gamaar, and stroll through Carless Reef.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairo in June; daily highs in Hurghada reach 44°C and lows reach 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Fred Lombard Plongee
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Zone Multisports ©
Zone Multisports

6
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Take a break from Sharm El Sheikh with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, ride a horse along Miso Horse Riding Trips, and admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh tour website.

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 June, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

2
nights
Nosy Be, Madagascar

Nosy Be ©
The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia and then stroll through Ambaro Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nosy Be trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Nosy Be takes 18.5 hours. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Nosy Be, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Nosy Be is slightly colder than Sharm El Sheikh - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ambaro Ranch ©
Ambaro Ranch

3
nights
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Madagascar

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) ©
On a trip to Antsiranana, a sleepy port town in Madagascar's northernmost province, you can enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of its streets, lined with quaint colonial-era buildings and colorful marketplaces.
Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) is known for parks, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Mer D'Emeraude, take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais, step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, and hike along Les Trois Baies.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) trip website.

Fly from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in 3 hours. In June in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Les Trois Baies ©
Les Trois Baies
Mer D'Emeraude ©
Mer D'Emeraude
Montagne des Francais ©
Montagne des Francais

5
nights
Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Change things up with a short trip to Musee de la Gendarmerie in Moramanga (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambohimanga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, steep yourself in history at Maison de Jean Laborde, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Antananarivo online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Antananarivo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) in June, things will get slightly colder in Antananarivo: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Musee de la Gendarmerie
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Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Musee de la Gendarmerie ©
Musee de la Gendarmerie
Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar ©
Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and National Library of South Africa (in Pretoria). Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, and get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg itinerary website.

Fly from Antananarivo to Johannesburg in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Antananarivo in June, with highs in Johannesburg at 22°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Cradle of Humankind, National Library of South Africa, Jack Friedman Eastgate, Montecasino
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

5
nights
Durban, South Africa

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durban: Bosch Hoek Golf Club (in Balgowan), Holla Trails (in Ballito) and Ardmore Ceramics (in Lidgetton). The adventure continues: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Makaranga Garden Lodge, examine the collection at Phansi Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Umhlanga Rocks Promenade.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Durban trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Durban in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Durban: highs are around 27°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Makaranga Garden Lodge, Bosch Hoek Golf Club, Umhlanga Rocks Promenade, Springside Nature Reserve, Holla Trails
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Shark Diving
Umhlanga Rocks Promenade ©
Umhlanga Rocks Promenade
Zimbali Golf Course ©
Zimbali Golf Course

8
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, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Durban to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in July, things will get slightly colder in Cape Town: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bayanga.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Bayanga, Central African Republic

Bayanga ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Dzanga-Sangha Reserve.

To plan Bayanga vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Cape Town to Bayanga in 34 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Bayanga due to the time zone difference. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Bangui.

Things to do in Bayanga

Parks · Wildlife
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Dzanga-Sangha Reserve ©
Dzanga-Sangha Reserve

3
nights
Bangui, Central African Republic

Bangui ©
Bangui, or Bangî in Sango, formerly written Bangi in English, is the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): hunt for treasures at Marche Central (Central Market) and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oubangui River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Bangui trip maker tool.

You can drive from Bayanga to Bangui in 11.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Bangui

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Oubangui River ©
Oubangui River
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral ©
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral
Marche Central (Central Market) ©
Marche Central (Central Market)

7
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, soak in style at Turkish baths, and gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Bangui to Marrakech takes 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bangui to Marrakech. Traveling from Bangui in July, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 44°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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