17 days in Africa Itinerary

17 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Nosy Be, Madagascar
— 4 nights
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
4
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights

4
nights
Nosy Be, Madagascar

Nosy Be ©
The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, ride a horse along Ambaro Ranch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokobe Nature Special Reserve, and step off the mainland to explore Nosy Fanihy.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nosy Be travel itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Nosy Be is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Denver to Nosy Be due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Denver in November: high temperatures in Nosy Be hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Nosy Fanihy ©
Nosy Fanihy
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nosy Sakatia ©
Nosy Sakatia

4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Relax by the water at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Clifton Beaches. Robben Island Museum and Maclear's Beacon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Nosy Be to Cape Town in 21 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nosy Be to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nosy Be in November, with highs in Cape Town at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls trip planning site.

Fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in November: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chobe National Park travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga

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