60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 20 nights
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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 4 nights
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Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 4 nights
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Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
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Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly to Kasane, Bus to Livingstone
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 4 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 2 nights
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Lusaka, Zambia
— 3 nights
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Lilongwe, Malawi
— 2 nights
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Liwonde National Park, Malawi
— 2 nights
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Likoma Island, Malawi
— 1 night
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Drive to Lichinga, Fly to Nampula, Drive to Mozambique Island
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Drive to Nampula, Fly to Quirimbas Archipelago
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Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique
— 2 nights
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Beira, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Cape Town, South Africa — 20 nights

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Stellenbosch (Yonder Hill Wine Estate, Waterford Estate, &more), Shark Diving (in Gansbaai) and Franschhoek (Lynx Wine & Franschhoek Motor Museum). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape Town trip itinerary website.

Vancouver, Canada to Cape Town is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Cape Town. Traveling from Vancouver in March, expect nights in Cape Town to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Namib-Naukluft Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 10 — 30:

Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia — 4 nights

One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Explore Namib-Naukluft Park's surroundings by going to Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Kuiseb Pass and admire all the interesting features of Spreetshoogte Pass.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Namib-Naukluft Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Cape Town to Namib-Naukluft Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Windhoek.
Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:

Windhoek, Namibia — 3 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.
Windhoek is known for sightseeing, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, sample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, look for gifts at Wecke & Voigts, and admire the striking features of Christuskirche.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Windhoek trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Namib-Naukluft Park to Windhoek takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Swakopmund.
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Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:

Swakopmund, Namibia — 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay to see Off-Road Tours about 40 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, and buy something for everyone on your list at Platz Am Meer.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Swakopmund online trip maker.

You can fly from Windhoek to Swakopmund in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

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 11th (Mon): stroll through Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Etosha National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Swakopmund to Etosha National Park. You'll set off for Chobe National Park on the 12th (Tue).
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Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

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 13th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga. On the next day, stroll through Savute Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chobe National Park vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Etosha National Park to Chobe National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Okavango Delta.
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Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

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.
Spend the 15th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 16th (Sat) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. There's more to do: stroll through Khwai Concession.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. April in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Livingstone.
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Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:

Livingstone, Zambia — 4 nights

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at Namakau's Health Spa.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Livingstone vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Okavango Delta to Livingstone in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. When traveling from Okavango Delta in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Livingstone: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria Falls.
Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:

Victoria Falls, Zambia — 2 nights

Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. On the 22nd (Fri), explore and take pictures at Mukuni Village and then surround yourself with nature on The Explorer Club.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls travel route builder.

Victoria Falls is just a short distance from Livingstone. Traveling from Livingstone in April, you will find days in Victoria Falls are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (18°C). You will leave for Lusaka on the 23rd (Sat).
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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

Lusaka, Zambia — 3 nights

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.
Lusaka is known for parks, shopping, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pakati Sunday Market, and look for gifts at Manda Hill.

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

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Lusaka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Lilongwe.
Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Lilongwe, Malawi — 2 nights

The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Nkhoma Mountain and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at See Malawi Travel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Old Town Mall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Maula Cathedral, and then stop by Gems and Jewellery Lanka.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lilongwe day trip planning tool.

Fly from Lusaka to Lilongwe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Liwonde National Park.
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Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

Liwonde National Park, Malawi — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Shire Eco Safari Camp.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Liwonde National Park route planning app.

Traveling by car from Lilongwe to Liwonde National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Likoma Island.
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Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:

Likoma Island, Malawi — 1 night

Located on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, Likoma Island holds plenty of allure with giant baobabs and sweeping views of the wild coast.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Likoma Island trip planner.

Getting from Liwonde National Park to Likoma Island by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Mozambique Island.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique — 2 nights

Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum and then steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Sebastiao Peninsula.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mozambique Island day trip planning tool.

Getting from Likoma Island to Mozambique Island by combination of car and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Quirimbas Archipelago.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): head off the coast to Vamizi Island.

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

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Quirimbas Archipelago in 9.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Quirimbas Archipelago are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You will leave for Beira on the 5th (Thu).
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Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
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Beira, Mozambique — 1 night

Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then enjoy the sea views from Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Beira online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Quirimbas Archipelago to Beira in 4 hours. Traveling from Quirimbas Archipelago in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Beira, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay May 5 — 6: