22 days in Africa Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to Johannesburg
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive to Livingstone, Fly to Lusaka
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Lusaka, Zambia
— 1 night
Drive
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
— 4 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa — 4 nights

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.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Sat) trying your luck at Gold Reef City. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, try your luck at Montecasino, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Johannesburg is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Johannesburg. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Johannesburg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Victoria Falls.
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 3 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.
On the 10th (Thu), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, stroll through The Big Tree, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Victoria Falls visit planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Victoria Falls is a bit warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 33°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lusaka.
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Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
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Lusaka, Zambia — 1 night

Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Lilayi Elephant Nursery, get a taste of the local shopping with 37D Gallery, and then shop like a local with Lusaka Collective.

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Getting from Victoria Falls to Lusaka by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dar es Salaam.
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Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania — 4 nights

Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center.
Dar es Salaam is known for shopping, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Bongoyo Island, take in the exciting artwork at Nafasi Art Space, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and browse the different shops at The Slipway Shopping Centre.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dar es Salaam day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lusaka to Dar es Salaam takes 31 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Dar es Salaam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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