15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  2​h 45​min
4
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Berlin

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Greenmarket Square and Old Biscuit Mill. Escape the urban bustle at Boulders Beach and Abseil Africa. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Cape of Good Hope, stop by Shimansky Jewellers, head off the coast to Robben Island, and stroll through Clifton Beaches.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town trip maker tool .

Berlin, Germany to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Robben Island ©
Robben Island

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 9th (Fri): browse the different shops at Ilanga Mall and then buy something for everyone on your list at Riverside Mall. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nelspruit itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hoedspruit.

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

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Safaris. Head to 24 Degrees South and Kingfisher Galleryfor plenty of shopping.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit trip website .

Getting from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. In March in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Safaris
24 Degrees South ©
24 Degrees South

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.
Do your shopping at Market on Main and The Bryanston Organic and Natural Market. Step out of Johannesburg to go to Sandton and see Montecasino, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and buy something for everyone on your list at 44 STANLEY.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hoedspruit in March; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montecasino, The Bryanston Organic and Natural Market
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Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

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