20 days in Africa Itinerary

20 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Serowe, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana
— 1 night
car:  7 h 30 min
4
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 1 day
car:  4 h
6
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h 15 min
7
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Otjiwarongo, Namibia
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
9
Damaraland, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Walvis Bay, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 15 min
11
Sesriem, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive:  17 h 15 min
12
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Carlton Centre and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are O R Tambo International and Pilanesberg International Airport. In October in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Carlton Centre ©
Carlton Centre

1
night
Serowe, Botswana

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Serowe trip planning tool.

You can drive from Johannesburg to Serowe in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

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night
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Serowe to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

2
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Crocodile Park Victoria Falls. There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls online driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and car from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Victoria Falls in 9 hours. In October in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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day
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 27th (Tue): stroll through Serondela Reserve, stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga, and then explore the activities along Linyanti River.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Chobe National Park planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve
Linyanti River ©
Linyanti River

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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 28th (Wed): stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ngamiland East trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East takes 5.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ngamiland East can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole and then stroll through Etosha.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Etosha National Park travel planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ngamiland East to Etosha National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ngamiland East to Etosha National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

1
day
Otjiwarongo, Namibia

Otjiwarongo ©
When touring Namibia's famous national parks and reserves, you can opt to base your trip in Otjiwarongo, a laid-back town boasting a number of attractions of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat, thenstroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo online holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. October in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

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Damaraland, Namibia

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain, contemplate the long history of Twyfelfontein, and then see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Damaraland trip maker.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Damaraland in 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

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night
Walvis Bay, Namibia

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty and then examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip planner.

Drive from Damaraland to Walvis Bay in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Walvis Bay can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Swakopmund
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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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. On the 3rd (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Kuiseb River, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park, and then explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): admire nature's extreme beauty at Dune 45 Sossusvlei, admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib Desert, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

Plan a trip to Sesriem easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Sesriem takes 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
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Namib Desert ©
Namib Desert
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Balloon Rides

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Climbing Tours and Lindfield Victorian House Museum. Enjoy Johannesburg some more: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, engage your brain at Origins Centre Museum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Sesriem to Johannesburg with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sesriem to Johannesburg. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Climbing Tours

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