60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Djibouti, Djibouti
— 2 nights
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Mogadishu, Somalia
— 1 night
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 6 nights
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 6 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 6 nights
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Arusha, Tanzania
— 6 nights
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Ruhengeri, Rwanda
— 3 nights
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 6 nights
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Bujumbura, Burundi
— 2 nights
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Kampala, Uganda
— 6 nights
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Juba, South Sudan
— 1 night
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Asmara, Eritrea
— 3 nights
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Lalibela, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 6 nights

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Djibouti, Djibouti

Djibouti ©
Djibouti, the country's eponymous capital and largest city, houses over two thirds of the nation's population.
On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Day Forest National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Djibouti driving holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Djibouti is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Djibouti, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Djibouti reach 43°C and lows reach 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mogadishu.

Things to do in Djibouti

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Day Forest National Park ©
Day Forest National Park
Lake Assal ©
Lake Assal

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Mogadishu, Somalia

Mogadishu ©
Swim in the warm waters, stroll over white sand, or play volleyball and other sports on the beaches of Mogadishu, the White Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
On the next day, make a trip to Shanghai Old City.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mogadishu trip app.

You can fly from Djibouti to Mogadishu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Djibouti in June, expect Mogadishu to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 30°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nairobi.
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Shanghai Old City ©
Shanghai Old City

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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 23rd (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, delve into the lush surroundings at Karura Forest, examine the collection at Nairobi National Museum, and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nairobi route tool.

You can fly from Mogadishu to Nairobi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Mogadishu in June, plan for slightly colder days in Nairobi, with highs around 26°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 17°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Central Island National Park
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Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

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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 Diani Beach (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Diani Beach, &more) and 3 Degrees South (in Kilifi). Spend the 28th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Haller Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an in-depth tour of Fort Jesus Museum, and look for gifts at Imani Collective.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mombasa journey planner.

Getting from Nairobi to Mombasa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, Mombasa is somewhat warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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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 Paje Beach (in Paje) and Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, delve into the distant past at Hamamni Persian Baths, look for gifts at Fahari Zanzibar, and take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Mombasa to Zanzibar City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Nungwi, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arusha: Arusha National Park (Mt Meru & Safaris). Make the 10th (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Spend the 14th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Shanga & Shanga Foundation, and get outside with Kili Dreamers.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Arusha trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in July: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 24°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Ruhengeri.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Arusha National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:
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Photography Tours
Climbing Tours
Mt Meru ©
Mt Meru

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Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Ruhengeri ©
Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
Ruhengeri is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Volcanoes National Park, don't miss a visit to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp, steep yourself in history at Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo.

Start your trip to Ruhengeri by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Arusha to Ruhengeri takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Arusha to Ruhengeri. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kigali.

Things to do in Ruhengeri

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, Iby'iwacu Cultural Village
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes National Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo ©
Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo

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Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Get out of town with these interesting Kigali side-trips: The Palace of King Mutara III Rudahigwa (in Nyanza) and King's Palace Museum (in Butare). Spend the 20th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, see where the action happens at Amahoro Stadium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Famille Church, and contemplate the long history of Ntarama Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kigali trip itinerary website.

Getting from Ruhengeri to Kigali by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Ruhengeri in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Kigali, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bujumbura.

Things to do in Kigali

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nyanza, King's Palace Museum
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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Inema Arts Centre ©
Inema Arts Centre
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Bujumbura, Burundi

Bujumbura ©
Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rusizi National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Karera Waterfalls and then pause for some photo ops at Monument de l'Unite.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bujumbura journey planning website.

Fly from Kigali to Bujumbura in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kigali in July since evenings lows in Bujumbura dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Bujumbura

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Karera Waterfalls
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Rusizi National Park ©
Rusizi National Park
Monument de l'Unite ©
Monument de l'Unite

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Kampala, Uganda

Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
Explore Kampala's surroundings by going to Jinja (Cuupa Arts Gallery & River Rafting & Tubing), Victoria Mall (in Entebbe) and Katwe Tourism Information Centre (in Queen Elizabeth National Park). Spend the 27th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, look for gifts at Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, stroll through Great Adventures Uganda, and examine the collection at Social Innovation Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kampala journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Bujumbura to Kampala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Kampala can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Juba.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jinja, Victoria Mall, Katwe Tourism Information Centre
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:
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Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing
Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre

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Juba, South Sudan

Juba ©
A frantic metropolis bursting from the White Nile River, Juba stands as the capital and largest city of the Republic of South Sudan.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Main Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Juba trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Kampala to Juba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. In August, Juba is a bit warmer than Kampala - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Asmara.

Things to do in Juba

Historic Sites
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St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
All Saints Cathedral ©
All Saints Cathedral

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Asmara, Eritrea

Asmara ©
Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.
Take a break from Asmara with a short trip to Qohaito in Debub Region, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nda Mariam Othodox Church, make a trip to Medebar Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bethel Kale Hiwot Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Asmara.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Asmara day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Juba to Asmara takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Asmara

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Qohaito
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Nda Mariam Othodox Church ©
Nda Mariam Othodox Church
Medebar Market ©
Medebar Market

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Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela ©
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.
Lalibela is known for historic sites, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Na’akuto La’ab, and pause for some serene contemplation at Asheton Maryam Monastery.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lalibela road trip planning website.

Getting from Asmara to Lalibela by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
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Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Yemrehana Krestos Church ©
Yemrehana Krestos Church

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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.
Spend the 12th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Ethiopia, indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, look for gifts at Sabegn, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

Make your Addis Ababa itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Lalibela to Addis Ababa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Addis Ababa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 14:
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Food Tours
National Museum of Ethiopia ©
National Museum of Ethiopia
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

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