10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
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Johannesburg
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mandela House, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Johannesburg. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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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.
Spend the 26th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, get outside with Wild Frontier Adventures, hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lonely Bull Trail.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip planner .

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. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kruger National Park, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

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Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Kinyonga Reptile Center and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hoedspruit using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Kinyonga Reptile Center ©
Kinyonga Reptile Center

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nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Bring the kids along to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and contemplate the long history of Robben Island Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner .

You can fly from Hoedspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. When traveling from Hoedspruit in August, plan for little chillier days in Cape Town, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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