14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Hazyview
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Barcelona

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument & Union Buildings). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, try your luck at Montecasino, buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate, and contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg trip itinerary maker .

Barcelona, Spain to Johannesburg is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to South Africa Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Johannesburg: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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 20th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Bushmans Trail, hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, and get outside with Wild Frontier Adventures.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park trip maker site .

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. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, Kruger National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hazyview.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hazyview trip planner .

You can drive from Kruger National Park to Hazyview in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hazyview

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Safaris

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: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape Town journey planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hazyview to Cape Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. While traveling from Hazyview, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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