10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  29​h
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Johannesburg
— Few hours
+4
train + foot + Fly + subway + bus:  25​h
End: Nashville

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cape of Good Hope, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach, and explore and take pictures at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town road trip tool .

Nashville, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Nashville in August; daily highs in Cape Town reach 65°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park

2
nights
Nelspruit

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

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Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: highs in Nelspruit hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nelspruit

#Parks, #Nature
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Carlton Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Johannesburg trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Johannesburg, with lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mandela House
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House
Carlton Centre ©
Carlton Centre

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