60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  14 h
1
Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Windhoek, Namibia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Mulanje, Malawi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Nairobi, Kenya
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Port Sudan, Sudan
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Cairo, Egypt
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 15 min
13
Hurghada, Egypt
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  9 h
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Visiting Victoria Falls and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, stroll through Livingstone Reptile Park, view the masterpieces at The National Art Gallery, Livingstone, and get engrossed in the history at Livingstone Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Livingstone trip itinerary tool.

London, UK to Livingstone is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Livingstone. August in Livingstone sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Helicopter Tours
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, and then tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis. On the next day, stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Livingstone to Windhoek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Livingstone to Windhoek due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Livingstone in August since evenings lows in Windhoek dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

5
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Visiting Spitzkoppe and Safaris will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Dune 7, stop by Die Muschel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Swakopmund trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Swakopmund takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Windhoek in August: highs in Swakopmund hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Gobabeb, Spitzkoppe
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Safaris

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Stellenbosch) and West Coast National Park (in West Coast National Park). There's lots more to do: hike along Platteklip Gorge, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Swakopmund to Cape Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Swakopmund to Cape Town is 1 hour. While traveling from Swakopmund, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, West Coast National Park
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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.
Visiting Safaris and Greenstone Mall will get you outdoors. Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits), Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom) and National Library of South Africa (in Pretoria). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, browse the exhibits of I was shot in Joburg, contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mulanje.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Wildlife Casinos

Side Trips

Modderfontein, Ukutula Conservation Center, Lion and Safari Park, Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Safaris
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Greenstone Mall ©
Greenstone Mall

1
night
Mulanje, Malawi

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mulanje.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Mulanje trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Johannesburg to Mulanje takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in August: high temperatures in Mulanje hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature Parks
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nairobi National Park and Safaris. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, trek along Ngong Hills, admire all the interesting features of Mugie Ranch, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nairobi day trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mulanje to Nairobi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Mulanje to Nairobi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mulanje in August: highs in Nairobi hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Get outdoors at Diani Beach and Safaris. Get out of town with these interesting Mombasa side-trips: Local Ocean Conservation (in Watamu), Gede Ruins (in Gede) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Diani Beach). Spend the 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Haller Park and stop by Imani Collective.

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You can fly from Nairobi to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in September, with highs in Mombasa at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Local Ocean Conservation, Gede Ruins
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Safaris
Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Photography Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Entoto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, stop by Salem's Ethiopia, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Addis Ababa online visit planner.

You can fly from Mombasa to Addis Ababa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mombasa in September, things will get a bit cooler in Addis Ababa: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Sudan.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Mount Entoto ©
Mount Entoto
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Port Sudan, Sudan

Port Sudan ©
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Sesibi Temple, explore the striking landscape of Sanganeb National Park, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Sedeinga.

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You can fly from Addis Ababa to Port Sudan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park
Sesibi Temple ©
Sesibi Temple

6
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, explore the activities along Nile River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Port Sudan to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Nile River
Nile River
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Na'ama Bay and Shark's Bay Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Coral Reefs. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Lagoon in Dahab (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, head outdoors with The Kite Bubble, and don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Getting from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Dahab, Jackson Reef
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, take in the waterfront activity at Abu Tig Marina, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Hurghada trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Hurghada are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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