21 days in Africa Itinerary

21 days in Africa Itinerary

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Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Ezulwini, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 3 nights
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Butha-Buthe, Lesotho
— 2 nights
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Windhoek, Namibia
— 1 night
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
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Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights

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Tofo, Mozambique

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 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marine Megafauna Foundation and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tofo. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach, then trot along with Cavalheiros Do Tofo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tofo sightseeing tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Tofo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In April, Tofo is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

1
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Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©

City of Acacias

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), fulfill a lifelong dream with Mozambique Scuba, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio, and then admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maputo trip app.

You can fly from Tofo to Maputo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Maputo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Ezulwini.

Things to do in Maputo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

3
nights
Ezulwini, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Ezulwini ©

Valley of Heaven

Removed from the bigger and busier parts of the country, Ezulwini Valley represents a quiet place where visitors can relax but at the same time discover the wildlife that spreads across this region.
Change things up with a short trip to Ngwenya Mine in Ngwenya (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Happy Valley Casino, look for gifts at Swazi Candles, contemplate the long history of Mantenga Cultural Village, and enjoy some diversion at Royal Swazi Spa.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ezulwini trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Maputo to Ezulwini in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Maputo in April, with highs in Ezulwini at 30°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Butha-Buthe.

Things to do in Ezulwini

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Malolotja Nature Reserve ©
Malolotja Nature Reserve
Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino
Swazi Candles ©
Swazi Candles

2
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Butha-Buthe, Lesotho

Butha-Buthe ©
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): hit the slopes at Afriski Mountain Resort.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Butha-Buthe tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ezulwini to Butha-Buthe takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ezulwini in April: high temperatures in Butha-Buthe hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Afriski Mountain Resort ©
Afriski Mountain Resort

2
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
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 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, cross one thing off your bucket list with Ground Rush Adventures, and then snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then do some rugged touring at Desert Explorers.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Swakopmund day trip planner.

Getting from Butha-Buthe to Swakopmund by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Butha-Buthe to Swakopmund is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Butha-Buthe in April, expect Swakopmund to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ground Rush Adventures ©
Ground Rush Adventures
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

1
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Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, then admire the striking features of Christuskirche, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve.

Discover how to plan a Windhoek trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Swakopmund to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In April in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Windhoek

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery

3
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Make the 13th (Tue) an unforgettable day with Safpar Rafting Company. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, take in the exciting artwork at The National Art Gallery, Livingstone, and get outside with The Explorer Club.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Livingstone trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Livingstone in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Windhoek to Livingstone, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Windhoek in April, expect nights in Livingstone to be a bit warmer, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Explorer Club ©
The Explorer Club
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and get interesting insight from African Exodus Safaris.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip app.

Victoria Falls is just a short distance from Livingstone. Traveling from Livingstone in April, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be slightly colder, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge
Helicopter Tours

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Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ngamiland East road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car, bus, and flight from Victoria Falls to Ngamiland East in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Ngamiland East, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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