12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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12 days in South Africa Itinerary

Curitiba
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
Hoedspruit
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Port Elizabeth
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
Curitiba

4
days
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: explore and take pictures at Cape of Good Hope, contemplate the long history of Robben Island, do a tasting at Klein Constantia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town day trip planning site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Cape Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Curitiba to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cape Town when traveling from Curitiba in June, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park

4
days
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Kruger National Park (Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, Thornybush Game Reserve, & more). There's much more to do: stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery, and stop by Kumbaya Home Decor.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hoedspruit trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hoedspruit, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Trails

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Kruger National Park
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Kumbaya Home Decor ©
Kumbaya Home Decor

1
day
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth ©
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to The Donkin Reserve.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port Elizabeth day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Port Elizabeth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
The Donkin Reserve ©
The Donkin Reserve

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