60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 5 nights
2
Blantyre, Malawi
— 5 nights
3
Tofo, Mozambique
— 4 nights
4
Maputo, Mozambique
— 7 nights
5
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 5 nights
6
Pamplemousses, Mauritius
— 5 nights
7
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 8 nights
8
Antananarivo, Madagascar
— 8 nights
9
Moroni, Comoros
— 4 nights
10
Chirongui, Mayotte
— 3 nights

5
nights
Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chongoni Rock-Art Area and Maula Cathedral. Visiting Nkhoma Mountain and Kuti Wildlife Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art in Mtakataka (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Gems and Jewellery Lanka, make a trip to Tindoz d'Afrique, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, and ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lilongwe tour itinerary app.

Toronto, Canada to Lilongwe is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Lilongwe. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Blantyre.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art, Chongoni Rock-Art Area, Kuti Wildlife Reserve
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Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
Kuti Wildlife Reserve
Chongoni Rock-Art Area ©
Chongoni Rock-Art Area
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art ©
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art

5
nights
Blantyre, Malawi

Blantyre ©
As Malawi's second-largest city, Blantyre represents the country's main commercial and industrial hub and boasts a dynamic array of food options.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Mulanje and Zomba Plateau. Get some cultural insight at St.Michael's and All Angels Church and La Caverna Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Blantyre: King African Rifles Monument (in Zomba), Lake Chilwa (in Kachulu) and Majete Wildlife Reserve (in Chikwawa). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Way of the Cross/ Njira ya Mtanda, buy something for everyone on your list at Chichiri Shopping Centre, get advice or help at The Society of Malawi Library, and make a trip to Malawi Stock Exchange.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Blantyre online holiday planner.

You can fly from Lilongwe to Blantyre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Blantyre

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zomba, Mount Mulanje, Lake Chilwa, Majete Wildlife Reserve
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje
Zomba Plateau ©
Zomba Plateau
Lake Chilwa ©
Lake Chilwa

4
nights
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto and Barra Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Marine Megafauna Foundation will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Praia do Tofo and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tofo road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Blantyre to Tofo takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Blantyre, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tofo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll set off for Maputo on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto, Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

7
nights
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
Get some historical perspective at Paroquia Santo Antonio and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Get some cultural insight at Mesquita da Baixa and Museu dos CFM. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Matola Raid Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, and step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Maputo vacation planner.

Getting from Tofo to Maputo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In March, daily temperatures in Maputo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa

5
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Morne Brabant and The Martello Tower Museum. Visiting Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark and Chamarel Waterfall will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Chamarel: Takamaka Boutique Winery (in Vacoas), Heritage Nature Reserve (in Bel Ombre) and Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum (in Bois Cheri). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Ebony Forest Reserve, don't miss a visit to Crystal Rock, explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chamarel trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Chamarel takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Maputo to Chamarel, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Chamarel are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pamplemousses.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Le Morne, Mauritius, Ile du Phare, Saraswati Maa, The Martello Tower Museum
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark ©
Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

5
nights
Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Pamplemousses ©
Experience a region where wilderness comes neatly packaged in Pamplemousses District, where many of the attractions showcase the natural world in easily digestible portions.
Visit Ile aux Cerfs and Belle Mare Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at L'Aventure du Sucre and Chateau De Labourdonnais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pamplemousses: Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air), Flic en Flac Beach (in Flic En Flac) and Jewish Detainees Museum and Saint Martin Jewish Cemetery (in Bambous). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, examine the collection at The Photographic Museum, get engrossed in the history at Blue Penny Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Choisy Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pamplemousses trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Chamarel to Pamplemousses takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pamplemousses are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Pamplemousses

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Mauritius, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche, Flic en Flac Beach, Chateau De Labourdonnais
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Flic en Flac Beach ©
Flic en Flac Beach

8
nights
Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Pas de Bellecombe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien and Maison Folio. Explore Saint-Leu's surroundings by going to Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg (in Hell-Bourg), Saint-Benoit (Piton de Fournaise & Eglise Sainte-Anne) and Cilaos (La Maison de la Broderie, Piton des Neiges, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame des Laves, wander the streets of Rue de Paris, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Villele, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan my trip to Saint-Leu with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Pamplemousses to Saint-Leu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Hell-Bourg, Saint-Denis, Cilaos, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 12:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

8
nights
Antananarivo, Madagascar

Antananarivo ©
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ambohimanga and Is´art Galerie. Escape the urban bustle at Traces and Ambohitantely Special Reserve. Take a break from Antananarivo with a short trip to La Musee des Papillons in Ambatolampy, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Photographie de Madagascar, browse the eclectic array of goods at Digue Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Catholique d Andohalo, and explore the historical opulence of Rova - Le Palais de la Reine.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Antananarivo trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Saint-Leu to Antananarivo takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint-Leu to Antananarivo is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Saint-Leu in April, with highs in Antananarivo at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moroni.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ambohitantely Special Reserve, La Musee des Papillons
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 20:
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Lemurs' Park ©
Lemurs' Park
Ambohimanga ©
Ambohimanga
Eglise de Faravohitra ©
Eglise de Faravohitra

4
nights
Moroni, Comoros

Moroni ©
Moroni is the largest city, federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean. Get a sense of the local culture at Grande Mosquée de Moroni and Mssihiri wa Cheik Ahmed Mosque. The adventure continues: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Karthala, explore the galleries of National Museum of the Comoros, and explore and take pictures at Mitsoudje.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Moroni sightseeing planner.

Getting from Antananarivo to Moroni by flight takes about 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Antananarivo in April, with highs in Moroni at °C and lows at °C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to Chirongui.

Things to do in Moroni

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grande Comore
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Grande Mosquée de Moroni ©
Grande Mosquée de Moroni
Mount Karthala ©
Mount Karthala
National Museum of the Comoros ©
National Museum of the Comoros

3
nights
Chirongui, Mayotte

Chirongui ©
Chirongui is a commune in the French overseas department of Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean. Escape the urban bustle at Mont Choungui and Plage de N'Gouja. Venture out of the city with trips to De Coconi Botanical Garden (in Ouangani) and Retenue collinaire de Combani (in Combani). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Ecomusee Du Sel De Bandrele and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sakouli.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chirongui trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Moroni to Chirongui in 9.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Chirongui can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Chirongui

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bandrele, De Coconi Botanical Garden, Retenue collinaire de Combani, Plage de N'Gouja
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De Coconi Botanical Garden ©
De Coconi Botanical Garden
Mont Choungui ©
Mont Choungui
Ecomusee Du Sel De Bandrele ©
Ecomusee Du Sel De Bandrele

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