5 days in Africa Itinerary

5 days in Africa Itinerary

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Lilongwe, Malawi
— Few hours
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Harare, Zimbabwe
— Few hours
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Cairo, Egypt
— Few hours
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Cape Town, South Africa
— Few hours
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Windhoek, Namibia
— Few hours
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Luanda, Angola
— Few hours
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Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
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Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lilongwe road trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Lilongwe is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Lilongwe is 10 hours. You'll set off for Harare on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Lilongwe

Wildlife · Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

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Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare

Sunshine City

Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Harare online journey maker.

Fly from Lilongwe to Harare in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Harare can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will leave for Cairo on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Harare

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo road trip site.

You can fly from Harare to Cairo in 13.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Harare in September, with highs in Cairo at 93°F and lows at 75°F. You'll set off for Cape Town on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Cairo

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Cape Town takes 14.5 hours. In September, Cape Town is much colder than Cairo - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. You'll set off for Windhoek on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Cape Town

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

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Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Windhoek in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Windhoek is minus 1 hour. In September, Windhoek is a bit warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 85°F and lows of 57°F. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Luanda.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

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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.
For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luanda trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Luanda takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Windhoek in September: highs in Luanda hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 69°F. You'll set off for Pointe Noire on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Luanda

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

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Pointe Noire
The second largest city of Congo, coastal Pointe-Noire has rapidly grown into a metropolitan area in past decades, rising to become the main commercial center of the country.
To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pointe Noire online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Luanda to Pointe Noire takes 10 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 71°F. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pointe Noire

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

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