8 days in Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Itinerary

8 days in Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Itinerary

Start: Kruger National Park
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + train:  4​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 5 nights
End: Kruger National Park

2
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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.
On the 17th (Mon), try to win big at Montecasino and then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Kruger National Park to Johannesburg is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

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Montecasino
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kruger National Park side-trips: Hoedspruit (Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre, & more) and Bourkes' Luck Potholes (in Moremela). Spend the 19th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Idube Game Reserve, make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site, and trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. December in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Trails

Side Trips

Hoedspruit, Bourkes' Luck Potholes
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