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:  17​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History and then view the masterpieces at Everard Read Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg tour itinerary planning tool .

Bengaluru, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from Bengaluru, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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 4th (Thu): stroll through Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Kruger National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Museum-lovers will appreciate District Six Museum and First South African Perfume Museum. For shopping fun, head to Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or Baraka Gifts and Decor. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head, stroll through Clifton Beaches, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Kruger National Park to Cape Town by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kruger National Park in April: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

First South African Perfume Museum
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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