22 days in Victoria Falls, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

22 days in Victoria Falls, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

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22 days in Victoria Falls, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

Start: Noumea, New Caledonia
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 45​min
4
Sesriem, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Walvis Bay, Namibia
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Noumea, New Caledonia


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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Victoria Falls Snake Park. Take a break from the city and head to Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. On the 29th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip site .

Noumea, New Caledonia to Victoria Falls is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Noumea to Victoria Falls, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

3
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Savute Reserve and Boab Prison Tree, Kasane. Get outdoors at CARACAL Biodiversity Center and Serondela Reserve.

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Take a shuttle from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga

3
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Get in touch with nature at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust and Okavango River. Take a break from Ngamiland East with a short trip to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve, about 1h 05 min away.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ngamiland East day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East. October in Ngamiland East sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Okavango River ©
Okavango River
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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. Take a break from the city and head to Namib-Naukluft National Park and Sossusvlei. Step off the beaten path and head to Balloon Rides and Elim Dunes. When in Sesriem, make a side trip to see Big Daddy Dune in Sossusvlei, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sesriem trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ngamiland East to Sesriem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Balloon Rides
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.
On the 9th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Etosha National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sesriem to Etosha National Park takes 11.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

2
nights
Walvis Bay, Namibia

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
On the 11th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Walvis Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In October, daytime highs in Walvis Bay are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park

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