14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

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Maputo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Gaborone, Botswana
— 4 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
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Maputo, Mozambique

— 2 nights

City of Acacias

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Maputo Central Train Station and Praia da Costa do Sol. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fortaleza of Maputo, see the interesting displays at Museu dos CFM, view the masterpieces at CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Maputo route planning app.

Brussels, Belgium to Maputo is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Maputo is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect Maputo to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

Gaborone, Botswana

— 4 nights
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Kids will enjoy Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Bluetree World of Golf. Step out of Gaborone with an excursion to Khwai Concession in Moremi Game Reserve--about 9 hours away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Lion Park Resort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple, stop by Botswanacraft, and get a sense of history and politics at National Assembly Building.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gaborone sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Gaborone takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Maputo, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Gaborone, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 5 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park. There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Gaborone to Victoria Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gaborone in January: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 8: