15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cascavel
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Nelspruit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Cascavel

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.
Robben Island Museum and Castle of Good Hope will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. The adventure continues: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and hike along Platteklip Gorge.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cape Town trip itinerary builder site .

Cascavel, Brazil to Cape Town is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cascavel to Cape Town, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cascavel in April, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Cape Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

3
nights
Nelspruit

Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Get out of town with these interesting Nelspruit side-trips: Safaris (in Kruger National Park) and Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & Shangana Cultural Village). Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary and look for gifts at Africa Joy.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nelspruit trip planner .

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Nelspruit can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hazyview, Africa Joy, Safaris
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Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoedspruit: Qualito Craft Distillery (in Phalaborwa), Idube Game Reserve (in Sabi Sand Game Reserve) and Kruger National Park (Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, Masorini Archaeological Site, & more). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hoedspruit online travel route planner .

Getting from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Qualito Craft Distillery
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg holiday planner .

Getting from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Safaris
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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