20 days in South Africa Itinerary

20 days in South Africa Itinerary

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20 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Johannesburg
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Port Elizabeth
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Cape Town
— 8 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hector Pieterson Museum and Sterkfontein Cave. Get in touch with nature at Ukutula Conservation Center and Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Pretoria (Union Buildings, Voortrekker Monument, & more). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, browse the exhibits of Nelson Mandela Foundation, and stop by AVOOVA.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Johannesburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Johannesburg. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pretoria, Brits, Sterkfontein Cave
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Horseback Africa ©
Horseback Africa
Sterkfontein Cave ©
Sterkfontein Cave

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kruger National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

5
nights
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth ©
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
We've included these beaches for you: Paradise Beach and King's Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Shamwari Game Reserve and Safaris. Take a break from Port Elizabeth with a short trip to Daniell Cheetah Project in Kirkwood, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Kragga Kamma Game Park, try your luck at The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World, admire the striking features of Main Public Library, and gain insight at Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port Elizabeth trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Port Elizabeth in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in November, you will find days in Port Elizabeth are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Daniell Cheetah Project, Paradise Beach
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Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Safaris

8
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Take a break from the city and head to Twelve Apostles and Chapman's Peak Drive. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Noordhoek Beach and Fish Hoek Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Lynx Wine Estate (in Wemmershoek), Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl) and Franschhoek (First South African Perfume Museum, Eikehof, & more). There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Kwaaiwater, take in the pleasant sights at Hermanus Cliff Path, and do a tasting at Buitenverwachting.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town day trip planning app .

You can fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cape Town are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Robertson, Stellenbosch, Hermanus, Merwida Wine Cellar
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Eikehof ©
Eikehof
Marbrin Olive Growers ©
Marbrin Olive Growers
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

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