19 days in Africa Itinerary

19 days in Africa Itinerary

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19 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Windhoek, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
End: Brussels, Belgium

5
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Platteklip Gorge and Helderberg Nature Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Cape Point and Abseil Africa. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles, pause for some photo ops at Nobel Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cape Town trip itinerary builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Cape Town is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
On the 27th (Fri), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Snake Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Swakopmund road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Cape Town to Swakopmund in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kayaking & Canoeing
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
Windhoek, Namibia

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve and then tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Windhoek online journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Swakopmund to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Swakopmund in September; daily highs in Windhoek reach 34°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

2
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
On the 1st (Tue), stroll through Savute Reserve. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Linyanti River and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park travel route builder tool .

You can fly from Windhoek to Chobe National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Linyanti River ©
Linyanti River

3
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Explore hidden gems such as Moremi Wildlife Reserve and Okavango River. Spend the 3rd (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Okavango Delta.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ngamiland East trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
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Okavango Delta ©
Okavango Delta
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Helicopter Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Victoria Falls and Livingstone Reptile Park. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Railway Museum, view the masterpieces at The National Art Gallery, Livingstone, and don't miss a visit to Mukuni Village.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Livingstone travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Ngamiland East to Livingstone by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ngamiland East in October: highs in Livingstone hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
River Rafting & Tubing
Helicopter Tours

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