24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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Durban, South Africa
— 4 nights
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Vilanculos, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 1 night
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly to Nairobi, Drive to Serengeti National Park
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Nungwi, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 4 nights
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Durban, South Africa — 4 nights

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple and Umbilo Shree Ambalavaanar Alayam Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and African Bird of Prey Sanctuary. Step out of Durban to go to Ballito and see Holla Trails, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Royal Natal National Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at West Street Mosque.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Durban online route builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Durban is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Durban due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Durban are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Vilanculos.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Vilanculos, Mozambique — 2 nights

Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour and then take in the exciting artwork at Machilla Magic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vilanculos online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Durban to Vilanculos by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Tofo.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
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Tofo, Mozambique — 2 nights

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Barra Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Tofo, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can fly from Vilanculos to Tofo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Tofo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to fly to Maputo.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Maputo, Mozambique — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery St. Francis Xavier, and then head off the coast to Inhaca Island.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maputo trip planner.

Getting from Tofo to Maputo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Maputo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Victoria Falls.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Victoria Falls, Zambia — 1 night

Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. On the 26th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

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Traveling by flight from Maputo to Victoria Falls takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maputo in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 10°C in Victoria Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria Falls.
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe — 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Victoria Falls Snake Park. Attractions like Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Zipline make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stroll through Siduli Hide, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls online tour planner.

Victoria Falls is very close to Victoria Falls. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania — 2 nights

Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Escape the urban bustle at Seronera and Grumeti River. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip maker site.

Do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Serengeti National Park in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly to Nungwi.
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Nungwi, Tanzania — 1 night

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Nungwi Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nungwi online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Nungwi takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Nungwi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zanzibar City.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Zanzibar City, Tanzania — 4 nights

Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mtoni Palace Ruins and Christ Church Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Paje Beach. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel) and explore the galleries of Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zanzibar City online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nungwi to Zanzibar City takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Zanzibar City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Islands
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.

Zanzibar Island travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands
Unguja
Experience the bustling Zanzibar Island, the financial and economical metropolis of the Zanzibar Archipelago. Most tours of Zanzibar Island start in Zanzibar Town, where centuries of history are on display in Persian bathhouses, street coffee vendors, and the world's last open slave market in Stone Town, the historical center. Beyond that, attractions on Zanzibar Island include numerous archaeological sites dotted across the area.