14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

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14 days in Maputo, Gaborone & Victoria Falls Itinerary

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
Fly:  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 museums, shopping, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Costa do Sol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mesquita da Baixa, browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, and see the interesting displays at Museu dos CFM.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maputo road trip planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Maputo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Maputo due to the time zone difference. In December, Maputo is warmer than Brussels - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Maputo

Parks Shopping Museums
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Praia da Costa do Sol ©
Praia da Costa do Sol
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Walking tours

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Lion Park Resort. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ the King Cathedral, play a few rounds at Bluetree World of Golf, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace).

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gaborone tour itinerary app .

You can fly from Maputo to Gaborone in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maputo in December, you will find days in Gaborone are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are warmer (44°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Spas
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort

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.
Kids will enjoy Safaris and Victoria Falls Snake Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and tee off at Elephant Hills Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip planner.

You can fly from Gaborone to Victoria Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gaborone in January: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow 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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