31 days in Africa Itinerary

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Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 3 nights
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Katima Mulilo, Namibia
— 1 night
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Gweta, Botswana
— 1 day
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
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Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 3 nights
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Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Damaraland, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Sesriem, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Fish River Region, Namibia
— 3 nights
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Springbok, South Africa
— 1 night
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 1 day
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Victoria Falls, Zambia — 3 nights

Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village and then surround yourself with nature on The Explorer Club.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls vacation app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Victoria Falls is an approximately 168-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Victoria Falls is 1 hour. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Victoria Falls, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 11°C. You will leave for Katima Mulilo on the 19th (Sat).
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Katima Mulilo, Namibia — 1 night

Katima Mulilo is a town situated in the Caprivi strip and is the capital of the Zambezi Region, Namibia's far northeast extension into central Southern Africa. On the 19th (Sat), see what you can catch with Caprivi Adventures.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Katima Mulilo online travel planner.

Drive from Victoria Falls to Katima Mulilo in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Katima Mulilo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gweta.
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Gweta, Botswana — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): find something for the whole family at Planet Baobab.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gweta online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Katima Mulilo to Gweta takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chobe National Park.
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Chobe National Park, Botswana — 2 nights

A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stroll through Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on Livingstone Trails.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chobe National Park attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gweta to Chobe National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Okavango Delta road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Etosha National Park on the 26th (Sat).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moringa Waterhole.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Etosha National Park journey tool.

Explore your travel options from Okavango Delta to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Okavango Delta to Etosha National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Damaraland.
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Damaraland, Namibia — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Spitzkoppe.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Damaraland itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Etosha National Park to Damaraland. In August, daily temperatures in Damaraland can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Swakopmund.
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Swakopmund, Namibia — 2 nights

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the striking features of Hohenzollernhaus, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then stop by Karakulia Weavers.

Planning Swakopmund trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 3 hours. In August, Swakopmund is little chillier than Damaraland - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sesriem.
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Sesriem, Namibia — 2 nights

Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. On the 2nd (Sat), admire nature's extreme beauty at Dune 45 Sossusvlei, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sesriem road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Sesriem in 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Fish River Region.
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Fish River Region, Namibia — 3 nights

The Fish River Canyon, is located in the south of Namibia. On the 4th (Mon), walk around /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon, and then get great views at Fish-River-Canyon Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at Ai-Ais Hotsprings Spa.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fish River Region trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Sesriem to Fish River Region with the Route module. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Springbok.
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Springbok, South Africa — 1 night

Springbok is the largest town in the Namaqualand area in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. On the 7th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Goegap Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Springbok trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fish River Region to Springbok. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to South Africa Standard Time is 1 hour. In September in Springbok, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa — 1 day

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town trip builder tool.

Getting from Springbok to Cape Town by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Cape Town sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
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Zambezi Region travel guide

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Zambezi Region
A trip to the Zambezi Region, formerly known as the Caprivi Region, offers insight into the numerous tribes that populate the area. See the varied wildlife in four national parks, as well as numerous safari organizations and game reserves--encompassing over 600 species of birds, four out of the five big game animals, and riverine forests combined with wetlands. Find out about the rich history of the region, pre- and post-colonization, in numerous museums and guided tours.
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