15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
bus + taxi:  2​h 30​min
3
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Mossel Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
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.
Step out of Johannesburg to go to Pretoria and see Voortrekker Monument, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, try to win big at Montecasino, and take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg driving holiday planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Johannesburg. In September in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sandton, Voortrekker Monument
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Safaris (in Phalaborwa) and Hazyview (The Elephant Sanctuary & Elephant Whispers). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

Before you visit Hoedspruit, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hazyview, Safaris
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers

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.
Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 8th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, stroll through Bushmans Trail, and head outdoors with Wild Frontier Adventures.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kruger National Park using our trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mossel Bay.

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
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

1
night
Mossel Bay

A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
On the 11th (Wed), push the limits with an extreme tour, then examine the collection at Janine Iron and Washing Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mossel Bay online tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Mossel Bay in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Kruger National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mossel Bay: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Tours Spas
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Spas

4
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, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Mossel Bay to Cape Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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