15 days in South Africa & Seychelles Itinerary

15 days in South Africa & Seychelles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fly:  25 h
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30 min
5
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
+6
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly + Tram + Train:  27 h
End: Fort Lauderdale, United States

4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Maclear's Beacon. Do some cultural sightseeing at Robben Island Museum and Eyewitness - A Private Collection. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenmarket Square, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, trek along Platteklip Gorge, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

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Fort Lauderdale, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 22- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, plan for slightly colder days in Cape Town, with highs around 74°F, while nights are colder with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

2
nights
Hoedspruit, South Africa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): learn about winemaking at Amarula Lapa, then sample the fine beverages at Qualito Craft Distillery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, and then look for gifts at Ukuthula Arts & Craft Shop.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hoedspruit trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Hoedspruit, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Shopping Trails Parks

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery
iNyoka Art Gallery ©
iNyoka Art Gallery

2
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, then steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History and then browse the different shops at Sandton City Mall.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip itinerary app.

Fly from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Sandton City Mall
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Get some cultural insight at Galerie Passerose and Rita's Art Sudio & Gallery. We've included these beaches for you: Anse Lazio and Anse Possession. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, head off the coast to Curieuse Island, kick back and relax at Anse La Blague, and stroll through Anse Georgette.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Praslin Island online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Johannesburg to Praslin Island by combination of train and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Seychelles Time (SCT) is 2 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Praslin Island: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island

1
night
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
On the 9th (Mon), kick back and relax at Spiagge di Anse Marron, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent, and then kick back and relax at Anse La Reunion Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our La Digue Island travel route planning app.

La Digue Island is very close to Praslin Island. November in La Digue Island sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Spiagge di Anse Marron ©
Spiagge di Anse Marron
Anse La Reunion Beach ©
Anse La Reunion Beach

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