21 days in South Africa Itinerary

21 days in South Africa Itinerary

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21 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
bus + taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Kruger National Park
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Johannesburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Curitiba

7
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Robben Island and Iziko Koopmans-De Wet House. Museum-lovers will appreciate District Six Museum and South African Jewish Museum. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Llandudno Beach, learn about winemaking at Groot Constantia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town online tour planner .

Curitiba, Brazil to Cape Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Curitiba to Cape Town. Traveling from Curitiba in October, Cape Town is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
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Robben Island ©
Robben Island
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park

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.
Take a break from Hoedspruit with a short trip to Kruger National Park in Nelspruit, about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre, explore the galleries of iNyoka Art Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hoedspruit online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in October: high temperatures in Hoedspruit hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre ©
Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©

5
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.
Spend the 19th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve, hike along Lonely Bull Trail, and make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park travel route planner .

Drive from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kruger National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Trails
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Tshokwane Picnic Site ©
Tshokwane Picnic Site

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Apartheid Museum and South African National Museum of Military History. Your inner history buff will appreciate Constitution Hill and Union Buildings. Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Mandela House, get to know the fascinating history of Gandhi Square, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in October, Johannesburg is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. On the 27th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Mandela House, Union Buildings
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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