8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
+2
Fly + foot + train:  21​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Nelspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and then steep yourself in history at South Western Townships.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Johannesburg trip itinerary website .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Johannesburg is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, tram, and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Johannesburg. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, expect nights in Johannesburg to be cooler, around 54°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
South Western Townships ©
South Western Townships

1
night
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 23rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nelspruit attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Nelspruit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, expect nights in Nelspruit to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

#Nature, #Parks
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape of Good Hope, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, explore and take pictures at Robben Island, and kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in October, plan for little chillier nights in Cape Town, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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