10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Zurich

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and finally look for gifts at Jack Friedman Eastgate. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, then try out the rides at Gold Reef City, and then view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in May, you will find days in Johannesburg are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©

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.
Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Bushmans Trail, delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site, and trek along Lonely Bull Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kruger National Park tour site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Kruger National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Fish Hoek Beach, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town route builder site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in May, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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