11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly + ferry:  23​h
End: Toronto

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): trek along Lonely Bull Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kruger National Park is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Kruger National Park. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get much hotter in Kruger National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

6
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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, stroll through Clifton Beaches, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town travel planner.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Cape Town by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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