60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Port Sudan, Sudan
— 1 night
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
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Lalibela, Ethiopia
— 2 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
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Arusha, Tanzania
— 5 nights
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Moshi, Tanzania
— 4 nights
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Watamu, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 3 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
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Harare, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 4 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Port Sudan, Sudan

— 1 night
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port Sudan driving holiday app.

Cairo, Egypt to Port Sudan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

— 3 nights

City of Humans

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.
Addis Ababa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the galleries of National Museum of Ethiopia, and savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Addis Ababa day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Port Sudan to Addis Ababa takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 1 hour. In July in Addis Ababa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can fly to Lalibela.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:

Lalibela, Ethiopia

— 2 nights
Tourism in Lalibela, a small town nestled in Ethiopia's Lasta Mountains, prospers due to its fascinating cluster of rock-carved churches, dating back to the 12th century and boasting the status of a World Heritage Site.
On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Church of St. George and then gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lalibela trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Addis Ababa to Lalibela takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Nairobi.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Nairobi, Kenya

— 4 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 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Central Island National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the galleries of Nairobi National Museum, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Nairobi itinerary maker website.

Getting from Lalibela to Nairobi by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly to Arusha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:

Arusha, Tanzania

— 5 nights
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Step out of Arusha with an excursion to Mt Meru in Arusha National Park--about 1h 40 min away. Make the 14th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Spend the 17th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: stop by House of Gems, head outdoors with Kili Dreamers, examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Nairobi to Arusha by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. July in Arusha sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:

Moshi, Tanzania

— 4 nights
Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Change things up with a short trip to Mount Kilimanjaro in Kilimanjaro National Park (about 1h 50 min away). Spend the 21st (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Moshi online travel route planner.

Take a shuttle from Arusha to Moshi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Watamu.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Watamu, Kenya

— 3 nights
Hailed for its picturesque scenery and pristine beaches, the village of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coastline attracts both adventure seekers and those looking for a relaxing seaside holiday.
Step out of Watamu to go to Kilifi and see 3 Degrees South, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Watamu National Marine Park. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Gede Ruins, delve into the lush surroundings at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mida Creek.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Watamu route planner.

Traveling by flight from Moshi to Watamu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Watamu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mombasa.

Things to do in Watamu

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

Mombasa, Kenya

— 3 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mombasa side-trips: Diani Beach (Diani Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, &more). Spend the 27th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: stroll through Haller Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mombasa day trip planning app.

You can drive from Watamu to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Watamu in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mombasa, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to fly to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Zanzibar City, Tanzania

— 5 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths, kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve, and admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zanzibar City trip site.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Zanzibar City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Harare.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:

Harare, Zimbabwe

— 3 nights

Sunshine City

Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Harare is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haka Game Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Cathedral, and get your game on at Pole Position Karts.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Harare trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Harare in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, car, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zanzibar City to Harare due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zanzibar City in August, expect nights in Harare to be much colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Harare

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

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 8th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Harare to Victoria Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Harare in August: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Livingstone.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 12:

Livingstone, Zambia

— 4 nights
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore and take pictures at Gorge Swing, and get a taste of the local shopping with Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Livingstone day trip website.

Livingstone is just a short distance from Victoria Falls. When traveling from Victoria Falls in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Livingstone: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 7 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, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town online road trip planner.

You can fly from Livingstone to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Livingstone in August: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 23:

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.
Spend the 28th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square, try your luck at Montecasino, and contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg tour planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Johannesburg by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 29:

Sudan travel guide

3.9
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Ruins
Splitting with South Sudan in 2011, Sudan remains a vast, diverse place. Desert and savannah landscapes dominate much of the north and south, while the east and west are primarily mountainous. Ancient Nubian ruins dot the desert areas in the north, with the section close to the Nile once home to great and powerful kingdoms. The main cities offer an array of interesting and evocative Islamic sites, with many centuries-old mosques and religious schools and market squares--all worthy of addition on a comprehensive Sudan itinerary.

Ethiopia travel guide

4.2
Museums · National Parks · Ruins
Abyssinia
One of the oldest countries in the world, Ethiopia was the only African nation not to fall under colonial control. The continued independence left the country with a wealth of undisturbed historical sites and cultural practices--reasons enough to plan a vacation in Ethiopia. Ancient ruins, hill tribes, wild forest areas, gushing rivers, and depressions filled with active volcanoes represent just some of the many Ethiopia attractions worthy of your attention.

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.

Tanzania travel guide

4.1
Safaris · Beaches · Geologic Formations
Though the size and scale of Tanzania may be overwhelming, the people make it a personable and easy-going place to visit. The bigger cities not only offer good connections to the main natural attractions, but also feature bustling markets where locals sell fresh produce, snacks, and crafts. Smaller villages retain their long-held customs, beliefs, and artistic traditions. With the continent's highest peak, and some of the most animal-rich safaris available, Tanzania holidays tend to dart between the big and bold, and the personal and low-key.

Zimbabwe travel guide

4.3
Waterfalls · Zipline · Bridges
Tourism in Zimbabwe experienced a boost after the country's turbulent recent history seemed to settle down. Waterfalls, "Big Five" national parks, and the Eastern Highlands provide contrasting but complementary images of southern Africa, with the growing tourism infrastructure helping visitors see the best of what the country offers. Though corruption and unemployment remain everyday problems, the vast majority of Zimbabweans are a welcoming bunch, proud of the natural riches and culture of their hopeful country.

Zambia travel guide

3.9
Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · Nature & Parks
Air Conditioned State
Landlocked Zambia remains best known, a little counter intuitively perhaps, for its bodies of water. Three large rivers run through the country, with most of the big urban areas and smaller settlements sticking close to waterways and the valleys they've cut over millennia. Holidays in Zambia are adventurous affairs, with real planning required to get the most out of the country--foreign visitors find the infrastructure lacking and familiar comforts practically nonexistent. Traditional villages remain the most culturally rewarding places to visit in Zambia, while superlative natural features include animal-rich national parks and picturesque waterfalls.

South Africa travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Wineries & Vineyards · Mountains
Rainbow Nation
The landscapes of South Africa match its people in terms of diversity, richness, and vitality. From desert lands and coastlines, to the famous nature reserves sheltering the "Big Five" game animals, the country has natural charm in spades. The main cities provide a wealth of bars, clubs, shopping districts, and entertainment options to please the most demanding visitors, while traditional life can still be admired and respected in a collection of villages with beehive-style huts and an age-old cultural heritage. When in need of a minute to digest all that's happened during your trip to South Africa, sit down to a braai (traditional barbecue), and a bottle of wine made at one of the country's thriving vineyards.