11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Hammamet
train + Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  18​h
End: Hammamet

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.
For shopping fun, head to Greenmarket Square or Prins & Prins. Get a sense of the local culture at Robben Island and Castle of Good Hope. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach, examine the collection at District Six Museum, take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, and take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park.

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

Hammamet, Tunisia to Cape Town is an approximately 20-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Hammamet in July; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Riverside Mall and then browse the different shops at Ilanga Mall.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nelspruit trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nelspruit, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nelspruit

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
i'langa Mall ©
i'langa Mall
Riverside Mall ©
Riverside Mall

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 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History and then see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Johannesburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nelspruit in July since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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