52 days in Africa Itinerary

52 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa tour planner

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Windhoek, Namibia
— 6 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 3 nights
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Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 35 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
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Windhoek, Namibia

— 6 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to NamibRand Nature Reserve and Okapuka Ranch. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis. Step out of Windhoek to go to Gross Barmen and see Gross Barmen Hot Springs, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Wecke & Voigts.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek trip builder tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Windhoek is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Windhoek at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:

Chobe National Park, Botswana

— 3 nights
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Livingstone Trails.

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Fly from Windhoek to Chobe National Park in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 1 hour. You'll set off for Victoria Falls on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:

Victoria Falls, Zambia

— 3 nights
Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village and then get a dose of the wild on The Explorer Club.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls online holiday builder.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. In December in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll set off for Etosha National Park on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

Etosha National Park, Namibia

— 3 nights
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 24th (Fri), make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole and then stroll through Etosha.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victoria Falls to Etosha National Park. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to Cape Town.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

Cape Town, South Africa

— 35 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Step off the beaten path and head to Franschhoek Motor Museum and Waterford Estate. We've included these beaches for you: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Grotto Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Stellenbosch (Peter Falke Winery, Ernie Els Wines, &more), Paarl (Nederburg Wines & Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve) and Vrede en Lust Winery (in Simondium). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Sandy Bay, have unforgettable encounters with Pisces Divers, stroll through Strand Beach, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Cape Town with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Etosha National Park to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches

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Johannesburg, South Africa

— 1 night

City of Light

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.
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
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