10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  17​h
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Athens

1
night
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
On the 15th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then stop by James Findlay - Collectable Books & Maps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg online holiday planner .

Athens, Greece to Johannesburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Athens in November, expect nights in Johannesburg to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

2
nights
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cape Town holiday builder app .

Getting from Kruger National Park to Cape Town by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in November, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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