5 days in Africa Itinerary

5 days in Africa Itinerary

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5 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Windhoek, Namibia
Fly:  3​h
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10​h
2
Sesriem, Namibia
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
3
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Windhoek, Namibia

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Victoria Falls vacation planner .

Windhoek, Namibia to Victoria Falls is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Windhoek in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Victoria Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Zipline

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Sesriem, Namibia

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon and then explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sesriem tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Victoria Falls to Sesriem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sesriem Canyon
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Sesriem Canyon ©
Sesriem Canyon
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sesriem to Etosha National Park takes 11.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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