9 days in Africa Itinerary

9 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
2
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 1 night
3
Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
4
Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
5
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
6
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then push the limits with an extreme tour. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip itinerary site.

New Delhi, India to Victoria Falls is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be warmer, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Zipline
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

1
night
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 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ngamiland East trip itinerary maker.

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 December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Wildlife Parks
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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): head off the coast to Inhaca Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally shop like a local with CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maputo visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ngamiland East to Maputo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Maputo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

1
night
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 31st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Tofo day trip planning website.

You can fly from Maputo to Tofo in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Tofo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Harare.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

1
night
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
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 1st (Wed): look for gifts at Simpli Simbi, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary, and then get to know the resident critters at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Harare road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Harare takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tofo in December, expect Harare to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN ©
Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN
Simpli Simbi ©
Simpli Simbi

1
night
Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
On the 2nd (Thu), stop by Gems and Jewellery Lanka, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Maula Cathedral, and then take in the awesome beauty at Nkhoma Mountain.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our Lilongwe road trip planner.

You can fly from Harare to Lilongwe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Maula Cathedral ©
Maula Cathedral

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