7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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7 days in South Africa Itinerary

Cape Town
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Plettenberg Bay
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Cape Town

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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.
Relax by the water at Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. Step out of the city life by going to Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island, get to know the fascinating history of St Georges Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Groote Kerk.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cape Town. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

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Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay day trip website .

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Plettenberg Bay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Nelspruit.

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Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park
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1
day
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 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nelspruit online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Nelspruit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Plettenberg Bay in February; daily highs in Nelspruit reach 32°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hoedspruit.

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hoedspruit when traveling from Nelspruit in February, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

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Kruger National Park
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