7 days in Angola Itinerary

7 days in Angola Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  27 h
1
Luanda
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Benguela
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Huambo
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  34 h
End: New York City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Ferro. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Ship's Cemetery (Graveyard), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cidade Alta, then browse the exhibits of Fortaleza de Sao Miguel, and finally grab your bike and head to Avenida 4 de Fevereiro.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luanda tour planning site.

New York City, USA to Luanda is an approximately 27- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to West Africa Standard Time is 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Luanda are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Benguela.

Things to do in Luanda

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Cidade Alta ©
Cidade Alta
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

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Benguela

Benguela ©
On the 20th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Catedral de Nossa Senhora de Fatima, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo, and then get outside with Praia da Baia Azul.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Benguela attractions planner.

Getting from Luanda to Benguela by combination of flight and car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Benguela are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Huambo.

Things to do in Benguela

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
day
Huambo

Huambo ©
Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa, is the capital of the province of Huambo in Angola. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Se Catedral do Huambo.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Huambo online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Benguela to Huambo by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Benguela in June since evenings lows in Huambo dip to 50°F. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Huambo

Historic Sites
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Se Catedral do Huambo ©
Se Catedral do Huambo