60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Luanda, Angola
— 1 night
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
3
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 1 night
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
5
Livingstone, Zambia
— 3 nights
6
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 2 nights
7
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
8
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
9
Juba, South Sudan
— 1 night
10
Mogadishu, Somalia
— 1 night
11
Mombasa, Kenya
— 4 nights
12
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 4 nights
13
Arusha, Tanzania
— 4 nights
14
Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 1 night
15
Kabale, Uganda
— 3 nights
16
Kigali, Rwanda
— 4 nights
17
Bujumbura, Burundi
— 1 night
18
Kampala, Uganda
— 4 nights
19
Lalibela, Ethiopia
— 2 nights
20
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 5 nights

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Luanda, Angola

Luanda ©
After decades of conflict, Luanda experienced a massive economic boom at the beginning of the 21st century, making it one of the most developed cities in Africa and a magnet for tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museu Nacional da Escravatura, admire the striking features of Palacio de Ferro, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Moeda, thenexplore the galleries of Fortaleza de Sao Miguel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luanda online holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Luanda is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. In January, Luanda is much hotter than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Luanda

Museums Historic Sites
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Museu Nacional da Escravatura ©
Museu Nacional da Escravatura
Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Robben Island Museum and District Six Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Groot Constantia and Maclear's Beacon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Shark Diving (in Gansbaai), Franschhoek (Franschhoek Motor Museum & First South African Perfume Museum) and Iona Wine Farm (in Grabouw). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, hike along Platteklip Gorge, and take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cape Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Luanda to Cape Town in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Luanda to Cape Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Luanda in January; daily highs in Cape Town reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Simunye.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Shark Diving, The Stellenbosch Village Museum, Iona Wine Farm
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
District Six Museum ©
District Six Museum

1
night
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Simunye sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Simunye by car takes about 19 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Simunye

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hlane Royal National Park
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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mandela House and Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. Apartheid Museum and South African National Museum of Military History will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument & Union Buildings) and Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits). There's much more to do: try your luck at Gold Reef City, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, browse the exhibits of Art Eye Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Simunye to Johannesburg takes 6 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Wildlife Casinos

Side Trips

Sandton, Pretoria, Liliesleaf, Ukutula Conservation Center
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

3
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Livingstone Museum and Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and examine the collection at Railway Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Livingstone planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Johannesburg in January: highs in Livingstone hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Safaris
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Railway Museum ©
Railway Museum

2
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.
On the 19th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nkhoma Mountain and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Old Town Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maula Cathedral, stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, pick up some local products at Lizulu Market, thenlook for gifts at Gems and Jewellery Lanka, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Herbarium And Botanic Gardens Of Malawi.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lilongwe trip builder.

Getting from Livingstone to Lilongwe by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Shopping Nature
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Maula Cathedral ©
Maula Cathedral

1
night
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, thentake an in-depth tour of Governor's Palace Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Lilongwe to Mozambique Island in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. In January in Mozambique Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula
Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao

4
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.
Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Nairobi Gallery and Karen Village will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Civvet African Tours & Safaris, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and wander the wide-open spaces of Mugie Ranch.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi road trip planner.

Getting from Mozambique Island to Nairobi by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mozambique Island to Nairobi is 1 hour. Traveling from Mozambique Island in January, things will get slightly colder in Nairobi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Juba.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mugie Ranch
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Safaris
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Nairobi National Park ©
Nairobi National Park

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at White Nile, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Main Mosque, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St.Theresa Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Juba trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Nairobi to Juba takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nairobi to Juba, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nairobi in January: highs in Juba hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mogadishu.

Things to do in Juba

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
All Saints Cathedral ©
All Saints Cathedral
White Nile
White Nile

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Villa Somalia, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Union mosque, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Mogadishu Cathedral, and finally get a new perspective on nature at black Hawk Down crash site museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mogadishu trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Juba to Mogadishu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Mogadishu is slightly colder than Juba - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Mogadishu

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Mogadishu Cathedral ©
Mogadishu Cathedral
Union mosque ©
Union mosque
Villa Somalia ©
Villa Somalia

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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.
Let the collections at Gede Ruins and Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi capture your imagination. Fort Jesus Museum and Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Mombasa: Diani Beach (in Diani Beach) and Watamu (Local Ocean Conservation & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Imani Collective, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mombasa trip itinerary website.

Getting from Mogadishu to Mombasa by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. In January in Mombasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Watamu, Ndoro Sculpture Garden Malindi, Diani Beach, Gede Ruins
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Safaris
Gede Ruins ©
Gede Ruins
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hamamni Persian Baths and Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral. Let the collections at Peace Memorial Museum (Beit el Amani) and Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), look for gifts at Aromas of Zanzibar, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City trip itinerary 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. February in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cultural Heritage Centre and The Tanzanite Experience. Change things up with these side-trips from Arusha: Olpopongi - Maasai Cultural Village & Museum (in Moshi) and Safaris (in Arusha National Park). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, walk around Serengeti Heritage, look for gifts at Shanga & Shanga Foundation, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Masai Central Market.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Arusha trip itinerary site.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zanzibar City in February; daily highs in Arusha reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goma.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Masai Central Market, Olpopongi - Maasai Cultural Village & Museum, Safaris
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Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Goma ©
Nestled between two opposites--a lake and a volcano--Goma represents an adventurous vacation spot.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Kivu and then get impressive views of Mount Nyiragongo.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Goma route maker tool.

Getting from Arusha to Goma by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Arusha to Goma, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Arusha in February, expect nights in Goma to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kabale.

Things to do in Goma

Nature Parks
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Mount Nyiragongo ©
Mount Nyiragongo
Lake Kivu ©
Lake Kivu

3
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Kabale, Uganda

Kabale ©
The sleepy market town of Kabale in Western Uganda, although meagre in sights of its own, boasts close proximity to several national parks, just a couple of miles from the border with Rwanda.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bugona Tree and All Saints Church. Spend the 11th (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

Find out how to plan Kabale trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Goma to Kabale by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Goma to Kabale, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Goma in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Kabale, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Kigali.

Things to do in Kabale

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Bugona Tree
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Safaris
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

4
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kigali Genocide Memorial and Abien Arts Center. Appreciate the collections at Campaign Against Genocide Museum and Inema Arts Centre. Explore Kigali's surroundings by going to Umuzabibu Mwiza - Home to Handspun Hope (in Ruhengeri), Nyanza (The Royal Palace & The Palace of King Mutara III Rudahigwa) and King's Palace Museum (in Butare). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at MAMA Rwanda Hostel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyamata Church, contemplate the long history of Ntarama Church, and take in the exciting artwork at Niyo Arts Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kigali trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Kabale to Kigali in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kabale to Kigali, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kigali when traveling from Kabale in February, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bujumbura.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nyanza, Umuzabibu Mwiza - Home to Handspun Hope, King's Palace Museum, Iby'iwacu Cultural Village
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Abien Arts Center ©
Abien Arts Center

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rusizi National Park, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument de l'Unite, and then make a trip to Mausolee du Prince Louis Rwagasore.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bujumbura driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kigali to Bujumbura takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bujumbura when traveling from Kigali in February, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Bujumbura

Nature Parks
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Rusizi National Park ©
Rusizi National Park
Monument de l'Unite ©
Monument de l'Unite
Mausolee du Prince Louis Rwagasore ©
Mausolee du Prince Louis Rwagasore

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine and Gaddafi National Mosque. Let the collections at Social Innovation Museum and Afriart Gallery capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kampala: Queen Elizabeth National Park (Katwe Tourism Information Centre & Maramagambo Forest). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baha'i Temple, stroll around Gorilla Bookings, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kampala trip planning tool.

Fly from Bujumbura to Kampala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lalibela.

Things to do in Kampala

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine
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Safaris
Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre
Social Innovation Museum ©
Social Innovation Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Church of St. George, contemplate the long history of Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church, thencontemplate the long history of Biete Medhane Alem, and finally explore the ancient world of Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yemrehana Krestos Church, take in the exciting artwork at The Fine Art Gallery, thendelve into the distant past at Tomb of Adam, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Na’akuto La’ab, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Asheton Maryam Monastery.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lalibela tour planner.

You can fly from Kampala to Lalibela in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Lalibela

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela ©
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn Church ©
Bilbala St. George Rock Hewn 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.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Ethiopia and Lela Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Holy Trinity Cathedral and Debre Libanos Monastery. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medhane Alem Cathedral, stop by Sabegn, and steep yourself in history at Adadi Maryam.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Addis Ababa trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Lalibela to Addis Ababa in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In February in Addis Ababa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Debre Libanos Monastery
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Horseback Riding Tours
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral
National Museum of Ethiopia ©
National Museum of Ethiopia

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