23 days in Cape Town, Etosha National Park & Okavango Delta Itinerary

23 days in Cape Town, Etosha National Park & Okavango Delta Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 13 nights
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Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa — 13 nights

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Vrede en Lust Winery (in Simondium) and First South African Perfume Museum (in Franschhoek). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, wander the streets of Bo-kaap, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

Sacramento, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 10 hours. When traveling from Sacramento in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.
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Etosha National Park, Namibia — 2 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 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Etosha National Park road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cape Town to Etosha National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Etosha National Park is minus 1 hour. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Okavango Delta.
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Okavango Delta, Botswana — 3 nights

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.
Step out of Okavango Delta to go to Maun and see Okavango River, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 20th (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Khwai Concession.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Okavango Delta journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Okavango Delta. Traveling from Etosha National Park to Okavango Delta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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