8 days in Cape Town & Kruger National Park Itinerary

8 days in Cape Town & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Town & Kruger National Park Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

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.
Head to The Old Biscuit Mill and Martin Osner Fine Art Photography Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Franschhoek Motor Museum and Visions Gallery capture your imagination. Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl), Franschhoek (First South African Perfume Museum & Eikehof) and Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, Dorp Street, & more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take in the awesome beauty at Twelve Apostles, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point Ostrich Farm, and explore the world behind art at Eyewitness - A Private Collection.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cape Town trip maker tool .

Chamarel, Mauritius to Cape Town is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chamarel to Cape Town is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chamarel in December, things will get little chillier in Cape Town: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Fairview Wine and Cheese
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First South African Perfume Museum ©
First South African Perfume Museum
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

3
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.
On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park tour app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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