9 days in Zambia, Zimbabwe & Malawi Itinerary

9 days in Zambia, Zimbabwe & Malawi Itinerary

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9 days in Zambia, Zimbabwe & Malawi Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: New Delhi, India

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Livingstone Museum, then examine the collection at Railway Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at The National Art Gallery, Livingstone, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Livingstone trip itinerary app .

New Delhi, India to Livingstone is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Livingstone due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from New Delhi in December since evenings lows in Livingstone dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Livingstone

Museums Nature Parks
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Railway Museum ©
Railway Museum

3
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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls journey maker website .

Victoria Falls is just a stone's throw from Livingstone. Traveling from Livingstone in December, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

2
nights
Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe ©
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 1st (Wed): look for gifts at Gems and Jewellery Lanka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Maula Cathedral, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nkhoma Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Old Town Mall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, then indulge your taste buds at Lizulu Market, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Herbarium And Botanic Gardens Of Malawi.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lilongwe trip planner .

Getting from Victoria Falls to Lilongwe by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Maula Cathedral ©
Maula Cathedral

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