13 days in South Africa Itinerary

13 days in South Africa Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  14 h
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Johannesburg
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
2
Rorke's Drift
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Margate
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
East London
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Port Elizabeth
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Mossel Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Cape Agulhas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Kuwait City

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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.
To see where to stay, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg road trip tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Johannesburg is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Johannesburg, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Rorke's Drift.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Rorke's Drift

Rorke's Drift ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Rorke's Drift and then steep yourself in history at Fugitive's Drift. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Isandlwana Battlefield.

To find reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Rorke's Drift trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Johannesburg to Rorke's Drift. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Margate.

Things to do in Rorke's Drift

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

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Isandlwana Battlefield
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Isandlwana Battlefield ©
Isandlwana Battlefield
Fugitive's Drift ©
Fugitive's Drift
Rorke's Drift ©
Rorke's Drift

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Margate

Margate ©
Margate is a seaside resort town on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, about 20 kilometres southwest of Port Shepstone. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverbend Crocodile Farm and then tee off at Southbroom Golf Course.

Find out how to plan Margate trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Rorke's Drift to Margate with the Route module. Traveling from Rorke's Drift in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Margate, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to East London.

Things to do in Margate

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Riverbend Crocodile Farm ©
Riverbend Crocodile Farm
Southbroom Golf Course ©
Southbroom Golf Course

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East London

East London ©
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at East London Aquarium. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Ann Bryant Art Gallery, then stroll through Nahoon Beach, then browse the exhibits of Marlene Neumann Center for Photography and Light, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Hemingways Mall.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the East London trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Margate to East London. March in East London sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in East London

Parks Shopping Beaches
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East London Aquarium ©
East London Aquarium
Ann Bryant Art Gallery ©
Ann Bryant Art Gallery
Hemingways Mall ©
Hemingways Mall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): try to win big at The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Elizabeth trip itinerary planning tool .

Explore your travel options from East London to Port Elizabeth with the Route module. In March in Port Elizabeth, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Parks Casinos Wildlife
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Kragga Kamma Game Park ©
Kragga Kamma Game Park

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Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mossel Bay day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Port Elizabeth to Mossel Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Mossel Bay sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll set off for Cape Agulhas on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Cape Agulhas Lighthouse.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Agulhas trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mossel Bay to Cape Agulhas. March in Cape Agulhas sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Historic Sites
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Cape Agulhas Lighthouse ©
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse

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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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, examine the collection at South African Jewish Museum, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Cape Agulhas to Cape Town with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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