17 days in Africa Itinerary

17 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa visit planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Walvis Bay, Namibia
— 2 nights
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
3
Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
4
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
5
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
6
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 3 nights

2
nights
Walvis Bay, Namibia

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Long Beach Leisure Park and Dune 7. Explore Walvis Bay's surroundings by going to Swakopmund (Spas & Wellness, Swakopmund Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, stop by Kristall Galerie, and admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Walvis Bay road trip website.

Lagos, Nigeria to Walvis Bay is an approximately 15-hour flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lagos in December: high temperatures in Walvis Bay hover around 27°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Swakopmund
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris
Off-Road Tours

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery, stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Walvis Bay to Victoria Falls takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Walvis Bay to Victoria Falls is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Walvis Bay in December, with highs in Victoria Falls at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Livingstone.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Safaris
Walking tours

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
On the 15th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Livingstone Museum and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Livingstone Crocodile Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Livingstone tour itinerary builder.

Livingstone is just a stone's throw from Victoria Falls. Traveling from Victoria Falls in December, expect nights in Livingstone to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hwange National Park.

Things to do in Livingstone

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum

2
nights
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park ©
On the 17th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hwange National Park. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Painted Dog Conservation.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hwange National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from Livingstone to Hwange National Park in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Livingstone in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hwange National Park, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Hwange National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Painted Dog Conservation
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Hwange National Park ©
Hwange National Park
Painted Dog Conservation ©
Painted Dog Conservation

2
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stroll through Savute Reserve.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chobe National Park road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hwange National Park to Chobe National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

3
nights
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve. On your second day here, stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Okavango Delta planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©

Similar plans

20 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 20 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 20 days in Africa BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 21 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM ARUBA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 49 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 19 days in South Africa, Malawi & Namibia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Namibia & South Africa BY A USER FROM GERMANY March, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Africa BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Botswana BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in Zambia BY TRAVEL - MOMENTS IN TIME June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans