7 days in Zambia & Botswana Itinerary

7 days in Zambia & Botswana Itinerary

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Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
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Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 2 nights
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Livingstone, Zambia

— 2 nights
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gorge Swing as well as Lion Encounter. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, soothe aching muscles at Namakau's Health Spa, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Livingstone travel route planner.

Malmo, Sweden to Livingstone is an approximately 27.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Malmo to Livingstone, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Livingstone sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Livingstone

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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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.
Helicopter Horizons - Private Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with Helicopter Horizons - Private Tours. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Ngamiland East online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Livingstone to Ngamiland East takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. While traveling from Livingstone, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Ngamiland East, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Zambia travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · Nature & Parks
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Landlocked Zambia remains best known, a little counter intuitively perhaps, for its bodies of water. Three large rivers run through the country, with most of the big urban areas and smaller settlements sticking close to waterways and the valleys they've cut over millennia. Holidays in Zambia are adventurous affairs, with real planning required to get the most out of the country--foreign visitors find the infrastructure lacking and familiar comforts practically nonexistent. Traditional villages remain the most culturally rewarding places to visit in Zambia, while superlative natural features include animal-rich national parks and picturesque waterfalls.

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.