10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
2
Hoedspruit
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
3
Hermanus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cape Town
— 4 nights
End: Durban

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Apartheid Museum and Art Eye Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Kim Sacks Gallery or Everard Read Gallery. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill, and take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg attractions tool .

Durban to Johannesburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in June, things will get a bit cooler in Johannesburg: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, browse the different shops at 24 Degrees South, and then view the masterpieces at iNyoka Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hoedspruit day trip website .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, expect Hoedspruit to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hermanus.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Trails Wildlife Outdoors

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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
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Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery
24 Degrees South ©
24 Degrees South

1
night
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Lembu Gallery & Studio, view the masterpieces at Originals Gallery, then look for gifts at Hemingways of Hermanus, then buy something for everyone on your list at Village Square, and finally learn about all things military at Soldiers Memorial Museum.

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Getting from Hoedspruit to Hermanus by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Hoedspruit in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hermanus: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Shopping Museums
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Village Square ©
Village Square

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get some historical perspective at Robben Island Museum and Maclear's Beacon. Head to Greenmarket Square and Martin Osner Fine Art Photography Galleryfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town travel route tool .

Getting from Hermanus to Cape Town by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Cape Town are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

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