13 days in South Africa Itinerary

13 days in South Africa Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
3
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Hazyview
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

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: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, examine the collection at District Six Museum, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

Plan trip to Cape Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cape Town. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, wildlife, theme parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate, get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City, and try to win big at Montecasino.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg travel route website .

Getting from Cape Town to Johannesburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, Johannesburg is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
Highlights from your plan
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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.
Go for a jaunt from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit to see iNyoka Art Gallery about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 17th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Lonely Bull Trail, contemplate the long history of Masorini Archaeological Site, and get outside with Wild Frontier Adventures.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park online vacation maker .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in June; daily highs in Kruger National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hazyview.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

iNyoka Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

2
nights
Hazyview

Hazyview ©
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Elephant Sanctuary Hazyview, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers, and then look for gifts at Katundo Leather Shop.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hazyview trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Kruger National Park to Hazyview takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Hazyview are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hazyview

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
The Elephant Sanctuary ©
The Elephant Sanctuary

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