12 days in Johannesburg, Victoria Falls & Botswana Itinerary

12 days in Johannesburg, Victoria Falls & Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Roatan, Honduras
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  3 h
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Bus + Drive + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Roatan, Honduras

3
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.
Spend the 23rd (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Walter Sisulu Square, look for gifts at Finders Keepers Market, and try out the rides at Gold Reef City.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip app.

Roatan, Honduras to Johannesburg is an approximately 31- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Roatan to Johannesburg. Traveling from Roatan in July, expect Johannesburg to be colder, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Nelson Mandela Square
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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 striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, things will get a bit warmer in Victoria Falls: highs are around 28°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Zipline
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

2
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
On the 29th (Mon), stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ngamiland East road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and flight from Victoria Falls to Ngamiland East takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. July in Ngamiland East sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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