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19 days in Africa Itinerary

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Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 1 day
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Maputo, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Tofo, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Mulanje, Malawi
— 1 night
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
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Bujumbura, Burundi
— 1 night
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Luanda, Angola
— 1 night
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
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Lusaka, Zambia
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Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Hlane Royal National Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Simunye travel route planner.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Simunye is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Simunye is minus 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Simunye

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park

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Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©

City of Acacias

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): head off the coast to Inhaca Island, get a new perspective on nature at Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo, admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca Independence Praça da Independência, and finally take in the exciting artwork at CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maputo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Simunye to Maputo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March in Maputo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Maputo

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 12:
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Maputo Central Train Station ©
Maputo Central Train Station
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo

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Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, trot along with Cavalheiros Do Tofo, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Tofo. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tofo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Tofo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Mulanje.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach

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Mulanje, Malawi

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. On the 15th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mulanje.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mulanje travel planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Tofo to Mulanje takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Tofo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mulanje, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature · Parks
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje

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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Zanzibar City is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Gardens, and relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Park Hyatt Zanzibar.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Mulanje to Zanzibar City in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Mulanje to Zanzibar City is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mulanje in March: high temperatures in Zanzibar City hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bujumbura.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach
Forodhani Gardens ©
Forodhani Gardens

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Bujumbura, Burundi

Bujumbura ©
Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Rusizi National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bujumbura online route planner.

You can fly from Zanzibar City to Bujumbura in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zanzibar City in March, expect Bujumbura to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Luanda.

Things to do in Bujumbura

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:
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Rusizi National Park ©
Rusizi National Park

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Luanda, Angola

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): grab your bike and head to Avenida 4 de Fevereiro, soothe aching muscles at Sayanna Wellness, then get engrossed in the history at Museu da Moeda, and finally explore the galleries of Fortaleza de Sao Miguel. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Cabo Ledo, kick back and relax at Sangano Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Ilha do Mussulo.

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Traveling by flight from Bujumbura to Luanda takes 15.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bujumbura to Luanda is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bujumbura in March: highs in Luanda hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Luanda

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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Ilha do Mussulo ©
Ilha do Mussulo
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Cabo Ledo ©
Cabo Ledo

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Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, get a dose of the wild on The Explorer Club, admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village, and soothe aching muscles at Namakau's Health Spa.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Livingstone trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Luanda to Livingstone in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Luanda to Livingstone, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Luanda in March: high temperatures in Livingstone hover around 32°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
The Explorer Club ©
The Explorer Club

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Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaminuka Game Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at 37D Gallery, head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, and then examine the collection at Zambia National Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lusaka vacation planner.

You can fly from Livingstone to Lusaka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lusaka

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
37D Gallery ©
37D Gallery
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

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