20 days in Africa Itinerary

20 days in Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
2
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
3
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
4
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 1 night
5
Maseru, Lesotho
— 1 night
6
Manzini, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 2 nights
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights

5
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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, stop by Abseil Africa, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cape Town holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Cape Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. In June, Cape Town is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

3
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Change things up with a short trip to Deadvlei in Sossusvlei (about 5h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, engage your brain at Geological Survey Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove Mall of Namibia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Windhoek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Cape Town in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Deadvlei, Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis ©
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis

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.
On the 11th (Thu), stroll through Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Windhoek to Chobe National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windhoek to Chobe National Park due to the time zone difference. On the 12th (Fri), you're off to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

1
night
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ngamiland East trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East takes 5.5 hours. June in Ngamiland East sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Wildlife · Parks
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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©

1
night
Maseru, Lesotho

Maseru ©
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains, see human ingenuity at work at Katse Dam, and then steep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Maseru vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Ngamiland East to Maseru takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Ngamiland East, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Maseru, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Manzini.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Katse Dam ©
Katse Dam
Maluti Mountains ©
Maluti Mountains
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument ©
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument

2
nights
Manzini, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Manzini ©
Swaziland's largest town, Manzini bustles with financial and industrial activity, its inner center dominated by malls and offices.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Malolotja Nature Reserve. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Malolotja Nature Reserve, try your luck at Happy Valley Casino, and then grab your bike and head to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mantenga Nature Reserve, then look for gifts at Yebo Contemporary Art Gallery Eswatini, then contemplate the long history of Mantenga Cultural Village, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Manzini Market.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manzini trip itinerary builder site.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Maseru to Manzini in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. When traveling from Maseru in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Manzini, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Manzini

Wildlife · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Ezulwini, Malolotja Nature Reserve, Happy Valley Casino
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Mantenga Nature Reserve ©
Mantenga Nature Reserve
Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino
Mantenga Cultural Village ©
Mantenga Cultural Village

3
nights
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.
When in Johannesburg, make a side trip to see National Library of South Africa in Pretoria, approximately Pretoria away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Manzini to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Manzini, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Nelson Mandela Square, National Library of South Africa
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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