27 days in Africa Itinerary

27 days in Africa Itinerary

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27 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Bratislava, Slovakia
Bus + Fly:  26​h
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Vilanculos, Mozambique
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h
6
Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Hazyview, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  17​h
End: Bratislava, Slovakia

3
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and get interesting insight from Tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Victoria Falls trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Victoria Falls is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bratislava to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. In July, Victoria Falls is slightly colder than Bratislava - with highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hwange National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

1
night
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): walk around Hwange National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hwange National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Hwange National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Hwange National Park

Nature Parks
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Hwange National Park ©
Hwange National Park

1
night
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
On the 26th (Sun), stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hwange National Park to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Okavango Delta trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Okavango Delta are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vilanculos trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Okavango Delta to Vilanculos in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Okavango Delta in July since evenings lows in Vilanculos dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Tofo, Mozambique

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 31st (Fri): stroll through Praia do Tofo, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Tofo sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Tofo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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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 1st (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, then admire the striking features of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tofo to Maputo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Maputo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hazyview.

Things to do in Maputo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio

4
nights
Hazyview, South Africa

Hazyview ©
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hazyview: Nelspruit (Sudwala Caves & Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary) and Hoedspruit (Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre & Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Elephant Whispers, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and take in breathtaking views at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hazyview trip planner.

Drive from Maputo to Hazyview in 4 hours. In August, Hazyview is slightly colder than Maputo - with highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hazyview

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nelspruit, Hoedspruit, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers

5
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 7th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, trek along Lonely Bull Trail, steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park online day trip planner .

You can drive from Hazyview to Kruger National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

5
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to Union Buildings in Pretoria--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, try to win big at Montecasino, and make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kruger National Park in August since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Sandton, Emperors Palace, Jack Friedman Eastgate, Union Buildings
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

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