46 days in Africa Itinerary

46 days in Africa Itinerary

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Mombasa, Kenya
— 6 nights
2
Beira, Mozambique
— 1 night
3
Mutare, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
4
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 7 nights
5
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 2 nights
6
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 5 nights
7
Cape Town, South Africa
— 17 nights

6
nights
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa ©
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Attractions like Diani Beach and Safaris make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Mombasa Marine National Park. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haller Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mombasa itinerary planner.

London, UK to Mombasa is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Mombasa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Mombasa to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Beira.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Diani Beach
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Haller Park ©
Haller Park
Safaris

1
night
Beira, Mozambique

Beira ©
Beira is the third largest city in Mozambique. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beira Cathedral and then visit a coastal fixture at Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Beira online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mombasa to Beira. Traveling from Mombasa to Beira, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Beira can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mutare.

Things to do in Beira

Historic Sites
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Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck ©
Macuti Lighthouse and Shipwreck
Beira Cathedral ©
Beira Cathedral

5
nights
Mutare, Zimbabwe

Mutare ©
Zimbabwe's third-largest city, Mutare is surrounded by hills and allows you to experience a relaxed rural-type atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mutare: Nyanga (Inyangombe Falls & Mount Nyangani) and Chimanimani (Chimanimani Mountains National Park & Bridal Veil Falls). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Leopard Rock Golf and Country Club and try to win big at Leopard Rock Casino.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mutare itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Beira to Mutare takes 5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Beira in August: high temperatures in Mutare hover around 27°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Mutare

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nyanga, Chimanimani
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Chimanimani Mountains National Park ©
Chimanimani Mountains National Park
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Mount Nyangani ©
Mount Nyangani

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.
Family-friendly places like Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and River Rafting & Tubing will thrill your kids. Step out of Victoria Falls to go to Hwange and see Painted Dog Conservation, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, push the limits with an extreme tour, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Victoria Falls travel planning app.

Do a combination of train and flight from Mutare to Victoria Falls in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. When traveling from Mutare in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Victoria Falls, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Painted Dog Conservation
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Helicopter Tours
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©

2
nights
Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stroll through Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Etosha National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Victoria Falls to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Victoria Falls to Etosha National Park. You'll set off for Namib-Naukluft Park on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

5
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Namib-Naukluft Park: Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire) and Gobabeb Desert Research Station (in Gobabeb). The adventure continues: admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Daddy Dune, cruise along Kuiseb Pass, and explore the striking landscape at Elim Dunes.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car from Etosha National Park to Namib-Naukluft Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. In August, daytime highs in Namib-Naukluft Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Kuiseb Pass, Gobabeb Desert Research Station
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Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei

17
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Bring the kids along to Cape Point and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Take a break from Cape Town with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Stellenbosch, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online vacation maker.

Fly from Namib-Naukluft Park to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Cape Town, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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