22 days in Zimbabwe & Namibia Itinerary

22 days in Zimbabwe & Namibia Itinerary

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22 days in Zimbabwe & Namibia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Walvis Bay, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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3
nights
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
When in Harare, make a side trip to see Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation in Wedza, approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN, have some family-friendly fun at Pole Position Karts, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thetford Game Reserve, and look for gifts at kiki's gallery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Harare trip itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Harare is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Harare is 1 hour. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Harare, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
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Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Tamba Tamba ©
Tamba Tamba
kiki's gallery ©
kiki's gallery

2
nights
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Bulawayo ©
A vacation in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, offers a pleasant base for wider explorations of some of the country's national parks and game reserves.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Matobo National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then make a trip to Cecil Rhode's Burial Place.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bulawayo trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Harare to Bulawayo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cecil Rhode's Burial Place
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Matobo National Park ©
Matobo National Park
Safaris
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place ©
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place

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.
Spend the 26th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Siduli Hide.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. September in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Walking tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
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.
Windhoek is known for wildlife, parks, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, and admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Windhoek trip builder site .

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Windhoek in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Victoria Falls in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Safaris
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, stroll through Dune 7 and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Walvis Bay driving holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Walvis Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Windhoek in October, expect Walvis Bay to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
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.
When in Swakopmund, make a side trip to see Spitzkoppe in Damaraland, approximately 2 hours away. Spend the 9th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In October in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Spitzkoppe
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

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