22 days in Africa Itinerary

22 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 4 nights
2
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 3 nights
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
4
Livingstone, Zambia
— 3 nights
5
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
6
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
7
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 2 nights

4
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Walvis Bay Waterfront, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, and stop by Die Muschel.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Swakopmund is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. In December, Swakopmund is slightly colder than Lagos - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Off-Road Tours
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Daddy Dune. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Dune 45 Sossusvlei.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Namib-Naukluft Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Namib-Naukluft Park in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Namib-Naukluft Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks
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Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei

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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls online trip builder.

Getting from Namib-Naukluft Park to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Victoria Falls is somewhat warmer than Namib-Naukluft Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Livingstone.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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

3
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, stroll through Livingstone Reptile Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take an in-depth tour of Livingstone Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Livingstone, use our trip itinerary maker.

Livingstone is very close to Victoria Falls. While traveling from Victoria Falls, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Livingstone, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Hwange National Park.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

2
nights
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): walk around Hwange National Park. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Painted Dog Conservation.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hwange National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from Livingstone to Hwange National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Livingstone in December, you will find days in Hwange National Park are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for 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 21 — 23:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga and then stroll through Serondela Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at CARACAL Biodiversity Center.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chobe National Park planning website.

Explore your travel options from Hwange National Park to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

2
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 26th (Sat): stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Okavango Delta attractions site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. In December, daytime highs in Okavango Delta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©

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