17 days in South Africa & Mozambique Itinerary

17 days in South Africa & Mozambique Itinerary

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17 days in South Africa & Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem, Israel
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Tofo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Durban, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem, Israel


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4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits) and Voortrekker Monument (in Pretoria). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, try your luck at Montecasino, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg travel route tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Johannesburg is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tofo.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sandton, Voortrekker Monument, Ukutula Conservation Center
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Safaris
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2
nights
Tofo, Mozambique

Historically a fishing village governed by Portuguese colonists, Tofo has become a top destination for adventurers, divers, and marine life lovers.
On the 19th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Marine Megafauna Foundation, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tofo attractions planner .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Tofo in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in August; daily highs in Tofo reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Tofo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto

3
nights
Durban, South Africa

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like uShaka Marine World and Mac Nicol's Caravan Park. There's still lots to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, stop by Awesome Africa, enjoy the sand and surf at Umhlanga Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Epic Karting Galleria.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Durban trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Tofo to Durban in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Durban can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, Mac Nicol's Caravan Park, Epic Karting Galleria, Umhlanga Beach
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Room Escape Games

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cape Town journey planner .

Getting from Durban to Cape Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in August, things will get a bit cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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