21 days in Angola Itinerary

21 days in Angola Itinerary

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21 days in Angola Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Muxima
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Train + Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Lubango
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Benguela
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Malanje
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Luanda
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  27​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Muxima

Muxima ©
Muxima is a town and commune in the municipality of Quiçama, Luanda Province, Angola. Visiting Parque Nacional do Quicama and Kwanza River will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Nacional da Quiçama and Fortress of Muxima.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Muxima vacation planner.

New York City, USA to Muxima is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western African Time (WAT) is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lubango.

Things to do in Muxima

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional do Quicama ©
Parque Nacional do Quicama
Kwanza River ©
Kwanza River

2
nights
Lubango

Lubango ©
Lubango is the capital city of the Angolan province of Huíla. On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Tundavala. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ the King Statue and then head outdoors with Serra da Leba.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lubango travel route builder site .

Traveling by combination of car, train, and flight from Muxima to Lubango takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Benguela.

Things to do in Lubango

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Serra da Leba ©
Serra da Leba
Tundavala ©
Tundavala
Christ the King Statue ©
Christ the King Statue

3
nights
Benguela

Benguela ©
Visiting Praia da Baia Azul and Praia Da Caotinha will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo and Enoport.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Benguela tour planner .

Traveling by bus from Lubango to Benguela takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Benguela can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You will leave for Malanje on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Benguela

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Praia da Baia Azul
Highlights from your plan
Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo ©
Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo

3
nights
Malanje

Malanje ©
Malanje is the capital city of Malanje Province in Angola with a population of approximately 222,000. Take a break from the city and head to Black Stones of Pungo Andongo and Kalandula Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Malanje tour planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Benguela to Malanje takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. On the 15th (Mon), you're off toLuanda.

Things to do in Malanje

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kalandula Falls
Highlights from your plan
Black Stones of Pungo Andongo ©
Black Stones of Pungo Andongo
Kalandula Falls ©
Kalandula Falls

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortaleza de Sao Miguel and Palacio de Ferro. Step out of the city life by going to Cabo Ledo and Sangano Beach. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, don't miss a visit to Church of the Holy Family, take an in-depth tour of Museu Nacional da Escravatura, and explore the galleries of Museu da Moeda.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luanda trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Malanje to Luanda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Luanda are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Luanda

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios
Cabo Ledo ©
Cabo Ledo