10 days in Africa, Zimbabwe & Tanzania Itinerary

10 days in Africa, Zimbabwe & Tanzania Itinerary

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10 days in Africa, Zimbabwe & Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
3
Arusha, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, examine the collection at District Six Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Cape Town is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to South Africa Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Cape Town hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
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.
On the 5th (Fri), whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, then meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in June: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Arusha.

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Arusha road trip website.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Arusha by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Arusha is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in June: highs in Arusha hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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