60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
3
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
4
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
5
Nairobi, Kenya
— 5 nights
6
Arusha, Tanzania
— 5 nights
7
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 2 nights
8
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
9
Mombasa, Kenya
— 4 nights
10
Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
11
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
12
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
13
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 4 nights
14
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights

2
nights
Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rabat (Hassan Tower & Kasbah des Oudaias). Spend the 2nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, perfect your strike at Tamaris Bowling, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip itinerary tool.

Washington DC, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Casablanca due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for little chillier days in Casablanca, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Rabat
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Room Escape Games

5
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, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip planning tool.

Getting from Casablanca to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Casablanca in July, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around °F, while days are much hotter, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

3
nights
Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Change things up with a short trip to Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fes day trip planning website.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Fes are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 13th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and test your team's savvy at Escapers.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo journey maker tool.

Getting from Fes to Cairo by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Fes in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairo, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo

5
nights
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.
Nairobi is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Nairobi National Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take a peaceful walk through Kereita Forest, and tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi itinerary planning website.

Fly from Cairo to Nairobi in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for colder days in Nairobi, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Central Island National Park, Mugie Ranch, Kereita Forest
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Off-Road Tours
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

5
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Safaris (in Moshi) and Mt Meru (in Arusha National Park). Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, visit Other, hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Arusha visit planner.

You can fly from Nairobi to Arusha in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Arusha are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nosy Be.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Safaris, Masai Central Market, Mt Meru
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Climbing Tours
Mt Meru ©
Mt Meru
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mont Passot, head off the coast to Nosy Fanihy, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Nosy Sakatia and then ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nosy Be journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Arusha to Nosy Be takes 22 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Arusha in July, with highs in Nosy Be at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nosy Be

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

5
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Explore Zanzibar City's surroundings by going to Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling & Nungwi Beach). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City road trip planning tool.

Fly from Nosy Be to Zanzibar City in 19.5 hours. Traveling from Nosy Be in July, Zanzibar City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Explore Mombasa's surroundings by going to 3 Degrees South (in Kilifi) and Diani Beach (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Diani Beach, &more). There's more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and stroll through Haller Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mombasa holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Mombasa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Mombasa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Diani Beach, 3 Degrees South
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Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
3 Degrees South ©
3 Degrees South

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village, thenadmire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Livingstone Reptile Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Livingstone trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Livingstone takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mombasa to Livingstone due to the time zone difference. In August, Livingstone is little chillier than Mombasa - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Livingstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Livingstone to Chobe National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits), National Library of South Africa (in Pretoria) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and grab your bike and head to Central Park Trails.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip tool.

Fly from Chobe National Park to Johannesburg in 7.5 hours. In August in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Ukutula Conservation Center, Central Park Trails, Randburg Raceway Indoor Karting, National Library of South Africa, Montecasino
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

4
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Get out of town with these interesting Namib-Naukluft Park side-trips: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). It doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Kuiseb Pass.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Namib-Naukluft Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. August in Namib-Naukluft Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Gobabeb, Kuiseb Pass
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station
Kayaking & Canoeing

6
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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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Namib-Naukluft Park to Cape Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park to Cape Town is 1 hour. When traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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