29 days in Africa Itinerary

29 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arusha, Tanzania
— 4 nights
2
Moshi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
3
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
4
Mulanje, Malawi
— 1 night
5
Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
6
Vilanculos, Mozambique
— 3 nights
7
Maputo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
8
Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 1 night
9
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 7 nights

4
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ngurdoto Crater and The Tanzanite Experience. Kids will appreciate attractions like Balloon Rides and Shanga & Shanga Foundation. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do and tourist information, read our Arusha sightseeing website.

Brussels, Belgium to Arusha is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 2 hours. July in Arusha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Ngurdoto Crater ©
Ngurdoto Crater
The Tanzanite Experience ©
The Tanzanite Experience
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Take a break from the city and head to Balloon Rides and Kikuletwa Hotsprings. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Spas & Wellness. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop and stroll through Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W..

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Moshi online day trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Arusha to Moshi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Balloon Rides
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kikuletwa Hotsprings ©
Kikuletwa Hotsprings

5
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Explore hidden gems such as Matemwe Beach and Uroa Bay. Family-friendly places like Mtoni Palace Ruins and Christ Church Cathedral will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Kuza Cave (in Jambiani) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Matemwe). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Aromas of Zanzibar, experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Moshi to Zanzibar City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mulanje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Matemwe, Kuza Cave, Uroa Bay
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Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Uroa Bay ©
Uroa Bay

1
night
Mulanje, Malawi

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. On the 14th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mulanje.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Mulanje itinerary planner.

Getting from Zanzibar City to Mulanje by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, shuttle, car, and bus. Traveling from Zanzibar City to Mulanje, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zanzibar City in July, expect Mulanje to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature Parks
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje

1
night
Tofo, Mozambique

Tofo ©
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 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Beach and then kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tofo day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Mulanje to Tofo takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. July in Tofo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto, Barra Beach
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Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

3
nights
Vilanculos, Mozambique

Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Machilla Magic and Safaris. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Manyikeni.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vilanculos online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Vilanculos sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head off the coast to Inhaca Island, thenkick back and relax at Praia da Costa do Sol, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroquia Santo Antonio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central de Maputo, thenbrowse the different shops at Maputo Shopping Center, thencontemplate the long history of Vila Algarve, and finally steep yourself in history at Matola Raid Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maputo travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilanculos to Maputo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Maputo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Matola Raid Memorial
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Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Praia da Costa do Sol ©
Praia da Costa do Sol

1
night
Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

Plan my day in Victoria Falls using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Maputo to Victoria Falls in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Victoria Falls when traveling from Maputo in July, with lows around °C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Victoria Falls.
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Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

7
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Siduli Hide. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Victoria Falls Snake Park and Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village. And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Elephant Hills Golf Club, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip maker website.

Victoria Falls is just a stone's throw from Victoria Falls. In July, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

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