11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Nelspruit
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Shop till you drop at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Shimansky Jewellers. Let the collections at District Six Museum and South African Jewish Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, explore and take pictures at Robben Island, and take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope.

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Bengaluru, India to Cape Town is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Cape Town, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nelspruit trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in Nelspruit. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature Parks
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail and then trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Napi Wilderness Trail and then contemplate the long history of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park travel route site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Nelspruit in February, plan for little chillier nights in Kruger National Park, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Olifants Wilderness Trail ©
Olifants Wilderness Trail
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail
Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tshukudu Game Lodge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks
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Tshukudu Game Lodge ©
Tshukudu Game Lodge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at South Western Townships and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hoedspruit in February: highs in Johannesburg hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
South Western Townships ©
South Western Townships

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