23 days in Africa Itinerary

23 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Likoma Island, Malawi
— 1 night
2
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 2 nights
3
Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
4
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
— 2 nights
5
Inhassoro, Mozambique
— 2 nights
6
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 3 nights
7
Livingstone, Zambia
— 3 nights
8
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 1 night
9
Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana
— 1 night
10
Gaborone, Botswana
— 3 nights

1
night
Likoma Island, Malawi

Likoma Island ©
Located on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, Likoma Island holds plenty of allure with giant baobabs and sweeping views of the wild coast.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Ulisa Gardens and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Likoma Island tour planner.

Harare, Zimbabwe to Likoma Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You will leave for Mozambique Island on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Likoma Island

Parks Historic Sites
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St. Peter's Cathedral ©
St. Peter's Cathedral

2
nights
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Sao Sebastiao Peninsula, thensteep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao, and then examine the collection at Governor's Palace Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mozambique Island trip maker.

Getting from Likoma Island to Mozambique Island by combination of flight and car takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Mozambique Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Tofo.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Governor's Palace Museum ©
Governor's Palace Museum
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao ©
Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula ©
Sao Sebastiao Peninsula

2
nights
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 30th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, thenkick back and relax at Praia do Tofo, and then kick back and relax at Barra Beach. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tofo trip builder site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Mozambique Island to Tofo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, Tofo is a bit cooler than Mozambique Island - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bazaruto Archipelago.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Barra Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Barra Beach ©
Barra Beach
Praia do Tofo ©
Praia do Tofo

2
nights
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Two Mile Reef.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bazaruto Archipelago road trip tool.

Getting from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Inhassoro.

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

2
nights
Inhassoro, Mozambique

Inhassoro
Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. On the 4th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Inhassoro Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Inhassoro trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bazaruto Archipelago to Inhassoro. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Inhassoro

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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3
nights
Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
Spend the 6th (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 7th (Mon) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Khwai Concession.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Inhassoro to Okavango Delta. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inhassoro in December: highs in Okavango Delta hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

3
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery and Mukuni Village. Get some cultural insight at Livingstone Museum and The National Art Gallery, Livingstone. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Livingstone Reptile Park, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Livingstone trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Okavango Delta to Livingstone takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. When traveling from Okavango Delta in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Livingstone: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Livingstone

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery ©
Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery

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night
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 12th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Savute Reserve.

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

Explore your travel options from Livingstone to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nxai Pan National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

1
night
Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana

Nxai Pan National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baines Baobabs.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nxai Pan National Park day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Nxai Pan National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Nxai Pan National Park

Nature Parks
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

3
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
On the 15th (Tue), stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at National Assembly Building, examine the collection at National Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Christ the King Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gaborone trip maker website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Nxai Pan National Park to Gaborone in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Spas & Wellness
Christ the King Cathedral ©
Christ the King Cathedral

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