42 days in Angola Itinerary

42 days in Angola Itinerary

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42 days in Angola Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  7​h
1
Lubango
— 9 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + train + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Muxima
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Luanda
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Malanje
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Benguela
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

9
nights
Lubango

Lubango ©
Lubango is the capital city of the Angolan province of Huíla. Lubango is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Tundavala, admire the landmark architecture of Christ the King Statue, and get outside with Serra da Leba.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lubango journey planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lubango is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Lubango, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Muxima on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Lubango

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

8
nights
Muxima

Muxima ©
Muxima is a town and commune in the municipality of Quiçama, Luanda Province, Angola. Muxima is known for parks, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Nacional da Quiçama, take in the history at Fortress of Muxima, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional do Quicama, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kwanza River.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Muxima planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and car from Lubango to Muxima takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or drive. You'll set off for Luanda on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Muxima

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional da Quiçama ©
Parque Nacional da Quiçama
Parque Nacional do Quicama ©
Parque Nacional do Quicama
Kwanza River ©
Kwanza River

8
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.
Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at ULENGO. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Fortaleza de Sao Miguel, get engrossed in the history at Museu Nacional da Escravatura, head off the coast to Ilha do Mussulo, and head outdoors with Cabo Ledo.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luanda route tool .

You can drive from Muxima to Luanda in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Malanje.

Things to do in Luanda

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Cabo Ledo ©
Cabo Ledo
Miradouro da Lua ©
Miradouro da Lua

8
nights
Malanje

Malanje ©
Malanje is the capital city of Malanje Province in Angola with a population of approximately 222,000. Step out of Malanje to go to Kalandula and see Kalandula Falls, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Black Stones of Pungo Andongo.

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Traveling by flight from Luanda to Malanje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Benguela on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Malanje

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

8
nights
Benguela

Benguela ©
Benguela is known for historic sites, beaches, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Praia da Baia Azul, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo, kick back and relax at Praia Da Caotinha, and do a tasting at Enoport.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Benguela attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Malanje to Benguela takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daytime highs in Benguela are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Benguela

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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