15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa attractions planner

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Durban, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kuruman, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive
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Keetmanshoop, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive
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Sesriem, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive to Eros, Fly to Etosha National Park
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Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly

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Cape Town, South Africa

— 2 nights

Mother City

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Fish Hoek Beach, and look for gifts at Baraka Gifts and Decor.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip app.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Durban, South Africa

— 2 nights

Surf City

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, then have fun at Giba Gorge Horse Trails, and finally browse the different shops at Westville Junction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): stroll around Umgeni River Bird Park and then try to win big at Greyville Racecourse.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Durban online route planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Durban in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: high temperatures in Durban hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Durban

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Wildlife

Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 4 nights
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 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, and walk around Nkuhlu Picnic Site.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip builder site.

You can fly from Durban to Kruger National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Durban in August since evenings lows in Kruger National Park dip to 12°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Kuruman.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Kuruman, South Africa

— 1 night
Kuruman is a town with 13,057 inhabitants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. On the 10th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at The Eye of Kuruman and then don't miss a visit to Moffat Mission Station.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuruman tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kruger National Park to Kuruman takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Kuruman

Nature · Parks

Keetmanshoop, Namibia

— 1 night
Keetmanshoop is a city in the «ĀKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll around Garas Park Camp.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Keetmanshoop trip maker site.

You can drive from Kuruman to Keetmanshoop in 7 hours. Traveling from Kuruman to Keetmanshoop, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Keetmanshoop are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Sesriem.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks · Wildlife
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Sesriem, Namibia

— 2 nights
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sesriem journey planning app.

Getting from Keetmanshoop to Sesriem by car takes about 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature · Parks
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Etosha National Park, Namibia

— 1 night
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Etosha National Park day trip app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sesriem to Etosha National Park takes 12.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Swakopmund.
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Swakopmund, Namibia

— 1 night
Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
On the 15th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Swakopmund trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Swakopmund with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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