12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
2
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
3
Johannesburg
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Elephant Whispers and Tshukudu Game Lodge. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at iNyoka Art Gallery, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hoedspruit trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Hoedspruit is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Hoedspruit is 1 hour. In May, Hoedspruit is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Elephant Whispers
Highlights from your plan
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kruger National Park and Sweni Wilderness Trail. Spend the 30th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Bushmans Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

3
nights
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 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Mandela House, thentake in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg, and finally steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Union Buildings and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Johannesburg is slightly colder than Kruger National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Union Buildings
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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