24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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24 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Durban, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Vilanculos, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
3
Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
6
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
8
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Brussels, Belgium

4
nights
Durban, South Africa

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Royal Natal National Park and African Bird of Prey Sanctuary. Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple and Phansi Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Durban with an excursion to Holla Trails in Ballito--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, explore the stunning scenery at Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at West Street Mosque, and play a few rounds at Zimbali Golf Course.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Durban visit planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Durban is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Durban. In July, daytime highs in Durban are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Durban

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, Royal Natal National Park, Holla Trails
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Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple ©
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple
Royal Natal National Park ©
Royal Natal National Park
Safaris

2
nights
Vilanculos, Mozambique

Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour and then view the masterpieces at Machilla Magic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilanculos itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Durban to Vilanculos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Tofo, Mozambique

Tofo ©
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Barra Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, then stroll through Praia do Tofo, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tofo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Another option is to drive. July in Tofo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, then stroll the grounds of Cemetery St. Francis Xavier, and then step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Maputo road trip website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island

1
night
Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Victoria Falls online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Maputo to Victoria Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Victoria Falls when traveling from Maputo in July, with lows around 10°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Victoria Falls.
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Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

4
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 Scuba & Snorkeling and Prime Art Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Zipline. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tee off at Elephant Hills Golf Club, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls itinerary planner .

Victoria Falls is very close to Victoria Falls. In July, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Get in touch with nature at Seronera and Grumeti River. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Serengeti National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Serengeti National Park due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 3rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nungwi Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nungwi vacation builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Serengeti National Park to Nungwi takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Nungwi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mtoni Palace Ruins and Christ Church Cathedral. Visiting Off-Road Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Step out of Zanzibar City to go to Paje and see Paje Beach, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Princess Salme Museum at Emerson on Hurumzi and view the masterpieces at Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Nungwi to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Paje Beach, Mtoni Palace Ruins
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Mtoni Palace Ruins ©
Mtoni Palace Ruins
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach

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