15 days in Angola Itinerary

15 days in Angola Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Lubango
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Benguela
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Luanda
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  4 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

4
nights
Lubango

Lubango ©
Lubango is the capital city of the Angolan province of Huíla. Lubango is known for nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Tundavala, get outside with Serra da Leba, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ the King Statue.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lubango day trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lubango is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT) is minus 1 hour. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Benguela.

Things to do in Lubango

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Tundavala ©
Tundavala
Serra da Leba ©
Serra da Leba
Christ the King Statue ©
Christ the King Statue

4
nights
Benguela

Benguela ©
Benguela is known for historic sites, beaches, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Praia da Baia Azul, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Caotinha, do a tasting at Enoport, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Catedral de Nossa Senhora de Fatima.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Benguela trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Lubango to Benguela in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Luanda on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Benguela

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia da Baia Azul
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Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo ©
Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo

6
nights
Luanda

Luanda ©
After decades of conflict, Luanda experienced a massive economic boom at the beginning of the 21st century, making it one of the most developed cities in Africa and a magnet for tourists.
Family-friendly places like Sangano Beach and ULENGO will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Fortaleza de Sao Miguel, stroll the grounds of Ship's Cemetery (Graveyard), take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Lua, and take an in-depth tour of Museu Nacional da Escravatura.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Luanda trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Benguela to Luanda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Luanda, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luanda

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 5:
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Sangano Beach ©
Sangano Beach
ULENGO ©
ULENGO