22 days in Angola Itinerary

22 days in Angola Itinerary

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22 days in Angola Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Luanda
— 5 nights
2
Lubango
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Benguela
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Kalandula
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Muxima
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

5
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 National Slavery Museum. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Cabo Ledo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, get great views at Miradouro da Lua, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sangano Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luanda trip itinerary maker website .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Luanda is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Western African Time is 4 hours. In June in Luanda, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Lubango.

Things to do in Luanda

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Museu Nacional da Escravatura ©
Museu Nacional da Escravatura
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©

3
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Tundavala, head outdoors with Serra da Leba, and appreciate the history behind Christ the King Statue.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lubango road trip planning site .

Getting from Luanda to Lubango by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 6th (Sat), you're off toBenguela.

Things to do in Lubango

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Serra da Leba ©
Serra da Leba
Christ the King Statue ©
Christ the King Statue
Tundavala ©
Tundavala

4
nights
Benguela

Benguela ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Se Catedral de Nossa Senhora de Fatima and Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Benguela trip builder site .

Traveling by bus from Lubango to Benguela takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll set off for Kalandula on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Benguela

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Praia da Baia Azul
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Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo ©

4
nights
Kalandula

Kalandula ©
Change things up with a short trip to Black Stones of Pungo Andongo in Malanje (about 1h 45 min away).

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kalandula online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Benguela to Kalandula in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Muxima.

Things to do in Kalandula

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Black Stones of Pungo Andongo
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Black Stones of Pungo Andongo ©
Black Stones of Pungo Andongo
Kalandula Falls ©
Kalandula Falls

3
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, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kissama National Park, take in the history at Fortress of Muxima, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kwanza River.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Muxima trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Kalandula to Muxima in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Muxima

Nature Parks 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