10 days in Africa Itinerary
10 days in Africa Itinerary
Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly to Inhambane Airport, Drive to Tofo
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly to Kasane, Bus to Livingstone, Drive to Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
End: London, United Kingdom
Thu, Apr 6 - Sat, Apr 15
Tofo, Mozambique — 1 night
Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.On the 7th (Fri), soothe aching muscles at Massagem Tropical and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.
For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tofo tour planning tool.
London, UK to Tofo is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Tofo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much hotter in Tofo: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Maputo.
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Maputo, Mozambique — 2 nights
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.On the 8th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, then stop by Daqui! Produtos Regionais, then fulfill a lifelong dream with Mozambique Scuba, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Tunduru Botanical Gardens and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Tours Maputo.
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Traveling by flight from Tofo to Maputo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Maputo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Ngamiland East.
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Ngamiland East, Botswana — 2 nights
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.On the 10th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ngamiland East tour itinerary app.
You can fly from Maputo to Ngamiland East in 9.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maputo in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Ngamiland East. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 2 nights
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.Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and then get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.
For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder tool.
You can do a combination of flight, bus, and car from Ngamiland East to Victoria Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to Windhoek.
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Windhoek, Namibia — 2 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.Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche and then stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve.
To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Windhoek route builder.
Getting from Victoria Falls to Windhoek by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Mozambique travel guide
Still relatively unvisited by international tourists, Mozambique boasts plenty of natural and cultural charms that could easy make it into a major vacation destination. The beaches of the south come in all shapes and sizes, while the less-visited north offers island archipelagos and untouched coral reefs. The colonial architecture of the main urban areas complements the colorful African heritage that still holds sway here, with the region's art, cuisine, and music ensuring each trip to Mozambique allows the visitor to appreciate the country's distinct culture and vast landscape.
Botswana travel guide
Sparsely populated Botswana possesses some of the most unadulterated wilderness and animal-rich areas in Africa. Largely unfenced national parks allow the world's largest population of elephants to roam freely--these protected areas also shelter varied birdlife and many endangered and rare mammal species. Tourism in Botswana largely caters to visitors seeking luxury lodges and exclusive safari experiences, but expeditions into traditional villages are also strongly recommended. The preserved cultures of these agricultural settlements show a link between man and nature formed over centuries, a relationship that many visitors to Botswana come to reconsider in their own lives.
Zimbabwe travel guide
Tourism in Zimbabwe experienced a boost after the country's turbulent recent history seemed to settle down. Waterfalls, "Big Five" national parks, and the Eastern Highlands provide contrasting but complementary images of southern Africa, with the growing tourism infrastructure helping visitors see the best of what the country offers. Though corruption and unemployment remain everyday problems, the vast majority of Zimbabweans are a welcoming bunch, proud of the natural riches and culture of their hopeful country.
Namibia travel guide
Land of the Brave
Since gaining independence from South Africa in 1990, Namibia has sought to rival its neighbor in terms of tourist appeal. While it hasn't yet gotten up to the numbers of South Africa, Namibia tourism sector has plenty to work with. The desert and mountainous areas represent a real source of appeal, with species of classic African game animals, such as desert lions, zebras, and elephants real highlights of safaris through the national parks. Namibians are rightly proud of their country, and the myriad traditional villages, colonial German towns, and lively urban centers all deserve your attention.