60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
2
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 6 nights
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 7 nights
4
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 1 night
5
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 3 nights
6
Maseru, Lesotho
— 2 nights
7
Semonkong, Lesotho
— 1 night
8
Gaborone, Botswana
— 5 nights
9
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
10
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
11
Windhoek, Namibia
— 4 nights
12
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 5 nights
13
Cape Town, South Africa
— 14 nights

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls journey planner.

Toronto, Canada to Victoria Falls is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Victoria Falls. In October, Victoria Falls is much hotter than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Cultural Vibes Music Shop ©
Cultural Vibes Music Shop

6
nights
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary, look for gifts at kiki's gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Domboshawa Caves, and have some family-friendly fun at Tamba Tamba.

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

Getting from Victoria Falls to Harare by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in October; daily highs in Harare reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Domboshawa Caves
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 2:
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Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary ©
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary
Domboshawa Caves ©
Domboshawa Caves
Tamba Tamba ©
Tamba Tamba

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom), Kromdraai Gold Mine (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Incendo Distillery (in Hartbeespoort). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, appreciate the history behind Voortrekker Monument, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Johannesburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Harare to Johannesburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Harare in November since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton, Lion and Safari Park, Kromdraai Gold Mine, Jack Friedman Eastgate
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 9:
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

1
night
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sheba's Breast Mountain, thentry to win big at Happy Valley Casino, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nyonyane Mountain.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Johannesburg to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, you will find days in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Simunye.

Things to do in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Sheba's Breast Mountain
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:
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Nyonyane Mountain ©
Nyonyane Mountain
Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino
Sheba's Breast Mountain ©
Sheba's Breast Mountain

3
nights
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. Take a break from Simunye with a short trip to Lebombo Mountains in Mhlume, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Hlane Royal National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Mbuluzi Game Reserve and Lodges and see the interesting displays at The Sugarcane Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Simunye day trip planning website.

Getting from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to Simunye by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Simunye. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Simunye

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mlawula Nature Reserve, Lebombo Mountains, Hlane Royal National Park
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:
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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park
Mlawula Nature Reserve ©
Mlawula Nature Reserve
Lebombo Mountains ©
Lebombo Mountains

2
nights
Maseru, Lesotho

Maseru ©
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maluti Mountains, admire the engineering at Katse Dam, thensteep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, and finally try your luck at Lesotho Sun Casino. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Thorkild Hand Weaving and Moteng Weavers, explore the galleries of National Museum, thenmake a trip to Morija Museum & Archives, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Maseru travel planning site.

Drive from Simunye to Maseru in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Simunye in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Maseru, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Semonkong.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Morija Museum & Archives
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Katse Dam ©
Katse Dam
Maluti Mountains ©
Maluti Mountains
Morija Museum & Archives ©
Morija Museum & Archives

1
night
Semonkong, Lesotho

Semonkong ©
On the 16th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Semonkong road trip app.

You can drive from Maseru to Semonkong in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Semonkong

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong ©
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong

5
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), look for gifts at Botswanacraft, make a trip to Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers, and pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gaborone trip planner.

Getting from Semonkong to Gaborone by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Semonkong in November: high temperatures in Gaborone hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) ©
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace)
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone

3
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Change things up with a short trip to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve (about 1h 5 min away). Spend the 22nd (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring at Okavango River.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ngamiland East trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Gaborone to Ngamiland East in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Gaborone, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Ngamiland East, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

3
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.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park online travel planner.

You can fly from Ngamiland East to Chobe National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

4
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, and stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Windhoek tour planning site.

Getting from Chobe National Park to Windhoek by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November in Windhoek, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Deadvlei
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland), Walvis Bay Waterfront (in Walvis Bay) and Dorob National Park (in Gobabeb). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, stop by Die Muschel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, and browse the different shops at Platz Am Meer.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Swakopmund online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Windhoek to Swakopmund in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Windhoek in December; daily highs in Swakopmund reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Spitzkoppe, Dorob National Park
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

14
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.
Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Stellenbosch (The Stellenbosch Village Museum & Wine Tours & Tastings). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cape Town itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Swakopmund to Cape Town in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Swakopmund to Cape Town is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Cape Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Stellenbosch
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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