21 days in Africa Itinerary

21 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa route maker

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Train + Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
2
Sesriem, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
3
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Ghanzi, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
7
Nata, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, and take a stroll through Bo-kaap.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town online itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Cape Town. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
nights
Sesriem, Namibia

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sesriem: Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Dune 45 Sossusvlei) and Sossusvlei (in Namib-Naukluft Park). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Namib-Naukluft National Park. Next up on the itinerary: soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sesriem trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cape Town to Sesriem. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Sesriem is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

1
night
Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sesriem to Etosha National Park takes 13 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

3
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip maker.

Fly from Etosha National Park to Windhoek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. September in Windhoek sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Deadvlei
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

1
night
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
On the 4th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Okavango Delta day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Windhoek to Okavango Delta in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Windhoek in October, with highs in Okavango Delta at 41°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Ghanzi.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Ghanzi, Botswana

Ghanzi
Ghanzi is a town in the middle of the Kalahari Desert the western part of the Republic of Botswana in southern Africa. On the 5th (Sat), explore the galleries of Kuru Art Project.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ghanzi trip site.

Traveling by car from Okavango Delta to Ghanzi takes 7.5 hours. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nata.

Things to do in Ghanzi

Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

1
night
Nata, Botswana

Nata
On the 6th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nata Bird Sanctuary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nata trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ghanzi to Nata takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Nata, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Nata

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Nata Bird Sanctuary
Nata Bird Sanctuary

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village, thenadmire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Gorge Swing.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Livingstone trip app.

Getting from Nata to Livingstone by car takes about 5 hours. In October in Livingstone, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village
Gorge Swing ©
Gorge Swing

Similar Plans

22 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 23 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM DENMARK January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 27 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 25 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in South Africa & Lesotho BY A USER FROM TAIWAN August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Nairobi & Cape Town BY A USER FROM SENEGAL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 6 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM GHANA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, outdoors, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 26 days in Johannesburg, Cape Town & Port Elizabeth BY A USER FROM CHILE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans