9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Berlin
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
Berlin

3
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get in touch with nature at Boulders Beach and Fish Hoek Beach. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and head off the coast to Robben Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town vacation builder.

Berlin, Germany to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Berlin to Cape Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach

4
days
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kruger National Park and Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Step out of Hoedspruit with an excursion to Thornybush Game Reserve in Kruger National Park--about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tshukudu Game Lodge and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kinyonga Reptile Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in October, with highs in Hoedspruit at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Kinyonga Reptile Center ©
Kinyonga Reptile Center

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