11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
3
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Riyadh

3
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, parks, beaches, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Cape of Good Hope, stroll through Signal Hill, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town travel route planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Cape Town is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in July, with highs in Cape Town at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

2
nights
Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): Head underground at Sudwala Caves, admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls, and then stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Nelspruit online visit planner .

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nelspruit, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Montrose Falls ©
Montrose Falls

3
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.
Spend the 31st (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bushmans Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail, and get outside with Wild Frontier Adventures.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kruger National Park travel route builder tool .

Getting from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

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