16 days in South Africa Itinerary

16 days in South Africa Itinerary

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16 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Eshowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Winterton
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Klaserie Private Game Reserve
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
5
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Seattle

2
nights
Eshowe

Eshowe
Eshowe is the oldest town of European settlement in Zululand. To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Eshowe trip itinerary builder.

Seattle, USA to Eshowe is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Winterton.

Things to do in Eshowe

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tembe Elephant Park

2
nights
Winterton

Winterton ©
Winterton is a small town situated on the banks of the Tugela River in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. On the 21st (Tue), do a tasting at Cathedral Peak Wine Estate, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then see the interesting displays at Winterton Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dragon Rock Reptile Centre and then take in the awesome beauty at Drakensberg Mountains.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Winterton trip generator.

You can drive from Eshowe to Winterton in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Klaserie Private Game Reserve.

Things to do in Winterton

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Drakensberg Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Drakensberg Mountains ©
Drakensberg Mountains
Winterton Museum ©
Winterton Museum
Cathedral Peak Wine Estate ©
Cathedral Peak Wine Estate

3
nights
Klaserie Private Game Reserve

Klaserie Private Game Reserve ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Nyalaland Wilderness Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Lonely Bull Trail and Thornybush Game Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Klaserie Private Game Reserve holiday planner.

You can drive from Winterton to Klaserie Private Game Reserve in 8.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In March, daily temperatures in Klaserie Private Game Reserve can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

Things to do in Klaserie Private Game Reserve

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail
Nyalaland Wilderness Trail ©
Nyalaland Wilderness Trail

2
nights
Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Sabi Sand Game Reserve ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Idube Game Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sabi Sand Game Reserve custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Klaserie Private Game Reserve to Sabi Sand Game Reserve takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Franschhoek Motor Museum and District Six Museum. Get outdoors at Cape Point and Robben Island. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl) and Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sabi Sand Game Reserve to Cape Town. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sabi Sand Game Reserve in March: highs in Cape Town hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fairview Wine and Cheese, Franschhoek Motor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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