33 days in Africa Itinerary

33 days in Africa Itinerary

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Drive
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Ghanzi, Botswana
— 1 day
Drive
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sesriem, Namibia
— 3 nights
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Luderitz, Namibia
— 1 night
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Windhoek, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
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Kasama, Zambia
— 5 nights
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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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls road trip tool.

Athens, Greece to Victoria Falls is an approximately 17-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in May since evenings lows in Victoria Falls dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Livingstone.
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Livingstone, Zambia — 2 nights

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then view the masterpieces at Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Livingstone trip planner.

Livingstone is just a stone's throw from Victoria Falls. While traveling from Victoria Falls, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Livingstone, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hwange National Park.
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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe — 1 night

On the 4th (Thu), stroll around Hwange National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hwange National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Livingstone to Hwange National Park in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Livingstone, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Hwange National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ghanzi.
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Ghanzi, Botswana — 1 day

Ghanzi is a town in the middle of the Kalahari Desert the western part of the Republic of Botswana in southern Africa. On the 5th (Fri), shop like a local with Kuru Art Project.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ghanzi trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hwange National Park to Ghanzi in 12 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Spend the 6th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at Die Muschel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, and pause for some serene contemplation at German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Swakopmund tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ghanzi to Swakopmund takes 9 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ghanzi to Swakopmund due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Cape Town.
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Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Cape Town, South Africa — 5 nights

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town planner.

Traveling by flight from Swakopmund to Cape Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Swakopmund in June; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sesriem.
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Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:

Sesriem, Namibia — 3 nights

Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Venture out of the city with trips to Namib-Naukluft Park (Sossusvlei & Spreetshoogte Pass) and Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Dune 45 Sossusvlei). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Namib-Naukluft National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes, explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sesriem trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Sesriem takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Sesriem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luderitz.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:

Luderitz, Namibia — 1 night

Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Agate Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point, then steep yourself in history at The Goerke House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Luderitz trip itinerary app.

Drive from Sesriem to Luderitz in 13.5 hours. In June in Luderitz, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time 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.
On the 20th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, then stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers, and finally admire the striking features of Christuskirche.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Luderitz to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Luderitz in June, you will find days in Windhoek are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly 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 (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park trip planner.

Fly from Windhoek to Chobe National Park in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kasama.
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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Kasama, Zambia — 5 nights

Kasama is the capital of the Northern Province of Zambia, situated on the central-southern African plateau at an elevation of about 1400 m. When in Kasama, make a side trip to see Shiwa Ngandu in Mpika, approximately Mpika away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Chishimba Falls and pause for some serene contemplation at Kasama Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kasama online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Kasama. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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