30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Windhoek, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Gaborone, Botswana
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Bristol, United Kingdom

8
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, admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, stroll through Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Find out how to plan Cape Town trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Bristol, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Cape Town is 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

4
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland) and Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus, look for gifts at Die Muschel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Swakopmund journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Swakopmund takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Swakopmund. In March, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gobabeb, Dune 7, Spitzkoppe
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Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station

4
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: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Windhoek trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Swakopmund to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Swakopmund in March, expect nights in Windhoek to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

4
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Take a break from Gaborone with a short trip to Khwai Concession in Moremi Game Reserve, about 9 hours away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Airport Junction, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gaborone trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Windhoek to Gaborone by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windhoek to Gaborone due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Windhoek in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Gaborone, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Khwai Concession, Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
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ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) ©
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

2
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Okavango River.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ngamiland East planning website.

You can fly from Gaborone to Ngamiland East in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gaborone in April, expect nights in Ngamiland East to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are much hotter, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Nature Wildlife
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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

4
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at CARACAL Biodiversity Center, don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chobe National Park sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from Ngamiland East to Chobe National Park in 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

2
nights
Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. In April in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

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