24 days in Africa Itinerary

24 days in Africa Itinerary

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

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Butha-Buthe, Lesotho

Butha-Buthe
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Butha-Buthe trip tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Butha-Buthe is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Johannesburg in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Butha-Buthe, with lows around 13°C. On the 26th (Fri), you're off to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Shopping

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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 27th (Sat): take the plunge with Ground Rush Adventures, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Desert Explorers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Butha-Buthe to Swakopmund takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Butha-Buthe in March, Swakopmund is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ground Rush Adventures ©
Ground Rush Adventures
Safaris
Desert Explorers ©
Desert Explorers

3
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis and NamibRand Nature Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Christuskirche and Geological Survey Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and take an in-depth tour of Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Swakopmund to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Swakopmund in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Windhoek

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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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 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ngamiland East trip planner.

You can fly from Windhoek to Ngamiland East in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windhoek to Ngamiland East. Traveling from Windhoek in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ngamiland East, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Let the collections at Livingstone Museum and Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Railway Museum and The National Art Gallery, Livingstone. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, soothe aching muscles at Namakau's Health Spa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Livingstone Crocodile Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Livingstone travel route site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ngamiland East to Livingstone takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Ngamiland East in April, you will find days in Livingstone are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Explorer Club ©
The Explorer Club
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
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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.
Visiting Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and African Exodus Safaris will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and relax and rejuvenate at The Haven Relaxation and Beauty Spa.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip planner.

Victoria Falls is very close to Livingstone. When traveling from Livingstone in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Zipline
Safaris

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Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©

Sunshine City

Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the galleries of National Gallery of Zimbabwe, browse the exhibits of The Shona Sculpture Gallery, and then admire the masterpieces at Chapungu Sculpture Park. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Amara's Health Spa.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Harare trip planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Harare in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Victoria Falls in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Harare: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Harare

Museums · Spas · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Shona Sculpture Gallery ©
The Shona Sculpture Gallery
National Gallery of Zimbabwe ©
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Amara's Health Spa ©
Amara's Health Spa

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at Barra Beach, kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Tofo planning site.

You can fly from Harare to Tofo in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Harare in April, with highs in Tofo at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time 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

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Paroquia Santo Antonio and Museu dos CFM. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo and National Money Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Matola Raid Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum (Museu das Pescas), and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Geology.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maputo online trip planner.

Getting from Tofo to Maputo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. April in Maputo sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Mbabane.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Museu dos CFM ©
Museu dos CFM
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa

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Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Mbabane ©
Although attractions in Mbabane itself remain scarce, this capital of the Kingdom of Swaziland provides a picturesque setting, pleasant weather, and plenty of amenities for tourists exploring the nation's mountains, forests, and valleys.
On the 17th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of National Museum, then try your luck at Happy Valley Casino, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Ngwenya Mine, then contemplate the long history of Mantenga Cultural Village, and then enjoy some diversion at Royal Swazi Spa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mbabane planning app.

Drive from Maputo to Mbabane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Maputo in April, things will get slightly colder in Mbabane: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mbabane

Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino
Mantenga Cultural Village ©
Mantenga Cultural Village
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

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