14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Fly:  21 h
1
Maputo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Gaborone, Botswana
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Train:  16 h 45 min
End: Brussels, Belgium

2
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.
Maputo is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, kick back and relax at Praia da Costa do Sol, and view the masterpieces at CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, 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

Shopping Parks Museums
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Praia da Costa do Sol ©
Praia da Costa do Sol
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio

4
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Go for a jaunt from Gaborone to Moremi Game Reserve to see Khwai Concession about 9 hours away. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Lion Park Resort, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone, stop by Botswanacraft, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gaborone online day trip planner.

You can fly from Maputo to Gaborone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maputo in December: highs in Gaborone hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 44°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Gaborone

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort
Bluetree World of Golf ©
Bluetree World of Golf

5
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Gaborone to Victoria Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. 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

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Walking tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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