10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
3
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Dubai

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.
Kids will enjoy Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, stop by Shimansky Jewellers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town visit planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cape Town is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in March; daily highs in Cape Town reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

First South African Perfume Museum
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

3
nights
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 27th (Tue), stroll through Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thornybush Game Reserve, and then look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hoedspruit online day trip planner .

Fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Hoedspruit, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Kumbaya Home Decor ©
Kumbaya Home Decor

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Carlton Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hoedspruit in March: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House
Carlton Centre ©
Carlton Centre

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