Often not the first choice when it comes to planning an African getaway, Angola is a mysterious place waiting to be explored. Having risen up from the challenges of the past, a country that was once all but closed off from the world is now a dazzling destination and a place of real adventure. Beyond the borders sits a vast green landscape which, until only a few years ago, was mostly unexplored by Western visitors.
How to Get There
Most international travellers will arrive at Angola International Airport in Luanda, via direct flight or a connecting flight from South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
The other option is to travel to Angola via a neighbouring country, such as Namibia, as part of a multi-country tour itinerary.
Best Time of the Year to Visit
The best time of the year to plan a trip to Angola is between June and October. During this time, the weather is quite mild and sunny while the rains and storms have not yet arrived.
For the most part, Angola has only two seasons: dry and wet. The summer months can get a little washed out.
When planning a trip, keep in mind that Angola is an immense country, geographically speaking, and so the weather can vary from place to place.