23 days in Africa Itinerary

23 days in Africa Itinerary

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23 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  9​h
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Nature's Valley, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Mossel Bay, South Africa
— 1 night
8
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Walvis Bay, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
10
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
11
Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
12
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
13
Johannesburg, South Africa
— Few hours
Fly:  11​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil


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Johannesburg, South Africa

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, then see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip planning site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to South Africa Standard Time is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in September since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

2
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail
Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site

1
night
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Port Elizabeth ©
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dockside Brewery and then stroll through Cape Recife Local Authority Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Port Elizabeth online day trip planner .

Getting from Kruger National Park to Port Elizabeth by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Elizabeth, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tsitsikamma National Park.

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Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries
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1
night
Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Tsitsikamma National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along The Dolphin Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tsitsikamma National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Elizabeth to Tsitsikamma National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tsitsikamma National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nature's Valley.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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The Dolphin Trail ©
The Dolphin Trail

1
night
Nature's Valley, South Africa

Nature's Valley
Nature's Valley is a holiday resort and small village on the Garden Route along the southern Cape coast of South Africa. Plan my trip to Nature's Valley with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Tsitsikamma National Park to Nature's Valley by car takes about an hour. In September in Nature's Valley, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Plettenberg Bay on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Nature's Valley

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
On the 15th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and then stroll through Radical Raptors.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Nature's Valley to Plettenberg Bay in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

1
night
Mossel Bay, South Africa

A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Janine Iron and Washing Museum and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mossel Bay tour builder .

Getting from Plettenberg Bay to Mossel Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Spas Museums
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Spas

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Robben Island Museum and St. George's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Visiting Platteklip Gorge and Boulders Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Lynx Wines (in Wemmershoek), Eikehof (in Franschhoek) and Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Hoek Beach, steep yourself in history at Iziko Koopmans-De Wet House, and do a tasting at Mont Destin Wines.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online trip maker .

Fly from Mossel Bay to Cape Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cape Town are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stony Point Penguin Colony, Fairview Wine and Cheese, Mont Destin Wines
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Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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nights
Walvis Bay, Namibia

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dune 7 will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Long Beach Leisure Park. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Walvis Bay trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cape Town to Walvis Bay. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toChobe National Park.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at CARACAL Biodiversity Center. On your second day here, stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga and then stroll through Serondela Reserve.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Walvis Bay to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

1
night
Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Mukuni Village.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. September in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll set off for Victoria Falls on the 28th (Sat).
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Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

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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.
On the 28th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls road trip planner.

Victoria Falls is just a stone's throw from Victoria Falls. In September in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip planning app .

Fly from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in September; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 30°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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