7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

Cape Town
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Dullstroom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Graskop
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Cape Town

2
days
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.
On the 29th (Fri), look for gifts at Africa Joy, look for gifts at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre, and then indulge your taste buds at Bagdad Farmers Market. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Matsamo Cultural Village, then see the interesting displays at Barberton Museum, and then indulge your taste buds at Shautany Chocolatiers.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nelspruit holiday planner.

Cape Town to Nelspruit is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in September, expect Nelspruit to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Dullstroom.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

White River, Matsamo Cultural Village, Museum Barberton
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Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre ©
Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre
Bagdad Farmers Market ©
Bagdad Farmers Market
Museum Barberton ©
Museum Barberton

1
day
Dullstroom

Dullstroom ©
Dullstroom, also known as Emnothweni is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, and along with Underberg, it is one of South Africa's premier flyfishing destinations. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Anvil Ale Brewery, then play a few rounds at Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate, and then look for gifts at The Rock Shop.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dullstroom vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Nelspruit to Dullstroom in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Graskop.

Things to do in Dullstroom

Golf Outdoors Breweries
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Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate ©
Anvil Ale Brewery ©
Anvil Ale Brewery
The Rock Shop ©
The Rock Shop

3
days
Graskop

Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lisbon Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and Wonder View. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Berlin Falls, see the interesting displays at Melting Point 1510, and look for gifts at Delgoa Arts & Crafts.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Graskop vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Dullstroom to Graskop in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mpumalanga, Hazyview
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Lisbon Falls ©
Lisbon Falls
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

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