14 days in Mozambique, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Mozambique, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

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Maputo, Mozambique
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Tofo, Mozambique
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Vilanculos, Mozambique
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Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Windhoek, Namibia
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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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Maputo, Mozambique — 1 day

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), take an exotic tour of Tours Maputo and then admire the landmark architecture of Maputo Central Train Station.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Maputo day trip planner.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Maputo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, Maputo is somewhat warmer than Port Elizabeth - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Tofo.
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Tofo, Mozambique — 1 night

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by flight from Maputo to Tofo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Vilanculos.
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Vilanculos, Mozambique — 2 nights

Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Vilanculos trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Tofo to Vilanculos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Vilanculos, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Ngamiland East.
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Ngamiland East, Botswana — 2 nights

Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
On the 7th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ngamiland East route tool.

Traveling by flight from Vilanculos to Ngamiland East takes 10 hours. Traveling from Vilanculos in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Ngamiland East, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.
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Chobe National Park, Botswana — 2 nights

A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ngamiland East to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Windhoek.
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Windhoek, Namibia — 1 night

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.
On the 11th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche and then stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Chobe National Park to Windhoek in 4 hours. Traveling from Chobe National Park to Windhoek, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Windhoek are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Namib-Naukluft Park.
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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia — 2 nights

One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Namib-Naukluft Park road trip app.

You can fly from Windhoek to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Namib-Naukluft Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.
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Swakopmund, Namibia — 3 nights

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Explore Swakopmund's surroundings by going to Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Platz Am Meer, and snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Swakopmund online trip maker.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Mozambique travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Architectural Buildings · Flea Markets
Still relatively unvisited by international tourists, Mozambique boasts plenty of natural and cultural charms that could easy make it into a major vacation destination. The beaches of the south come in all shapes and sizes, while the less-visited north offers island archipelagos and untouched coral reefs. The colonial architecture of the main urban areas complements the colorful African heritage that still holds sway here, with the region's art, cuisine, and music ensuring each trip to Mozambique allows the visitor to appreciate the country's distinct culture and vast landscape.
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Botswana travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Safaris · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sparsely populated Botswana possesses some of the most unadulterated wilderness and animal-rich areas in Africa. Largely unfenced national parks allow the world's largest population of elephants to roam freely--these protected areas also shelter varied birdlife and many endangered and rare mammal species. Tourism in Botswana largely caters to visitors seeking luxury lodges and exclusive safari experiences, but expeditions into traditional villages are also strongly recommended. The preserved cultures of these agricultural settlements show a link between man and nature formed over centuries, a relationship that many visitors to Botswana come to reconsider in their own lives.
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Namibia travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Deserts · Landmarks
Land of the Brave
Since gaining independence from South Africa in 1990, Namibia has sought to rival its neighbor in terms of tourist appeal. While it hasn't yet gotten up to the numbers of South Africa, Namibia tourism sector has plenty to work with. The desert and mountainous areas represent a real source of appeal, with species of classic African game animals, such as desert lions, zebras, and elephants real highlights of safaris through the national parks. Namibians are rightly proud of their country, and the myriad traditional villages, colonial German towns, and lively urban centers all deserve your attention.
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