14 days in Africa Itinerary

14 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
2
Maseru, Lesotho
— 1 night
3
Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
4
Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
5
Vilanculos, Mozambique
— 2 nights
6
Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 2 nights

5
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Orlando Towers as well as Finders Keepers Market. Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Pretoria (Union Buildings & Voortrekker Monument) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square, explore and take pictures at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg day trip planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect nights in Johannesburg to be much colder, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Wildlife Casinos

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton, Jack Friedman Eastgate, Emperors Palace, Lion and Safari Park
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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 24th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains, see human ingenuity at work at Katse Dam, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, and finally explore the galleries of National Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maseru road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Maseru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Johannesburg in May: highs in Maseru hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Maseru

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

1
night
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroquia Santo Antonio, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, and finally take in the exciting artwork at CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maputo itinerary site.

Getting from Maseru to Maputo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Maseru in May: high temperatures in Maputo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Paroquia Santo Antonio ©
Paroquia Santo Antonio
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station

1
night
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tofo online tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Maputo to Tofo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Tofo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

2
nights
Vilanculos, Mozambique

Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Machilla Magic and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Tofo to Vilanculos by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, daily temperatures in Vilanculos can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Mbabane.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris

2
nights
Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Mbabane ©
Although attractions in Mbabane itself remain scarce, this capital of the Kingdom of Swaziland provides a picturesque setting, pleasant weather, and plenty of amenities for tourists exploring the nation's mountains, forests, and valleys.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): try your luck at Happy Valley Casino, take in the awesome beauty at Nyonyane Mountain, and then grab your bike and head to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: trek along The Mdzimba Trail, steep yourself in history at Mantenga Cultural Village, and then look for gifts at Swazi Candles.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mbabane trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Vilanculos to Mbabane in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Vilanculos in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mbabane, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mbabane

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swazi Candles, Mantenga Cultural Village
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nyonyane Mountain ©
Nyonyane Mountain
Mantenga Cultural Village ©
Mantenga Cultural Village
Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino

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