10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City, browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate, and then make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg online holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Johannesburg. October in Johannesburg sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Nelson Mandela Square
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

3
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.
Spend the 9th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Idube Game Reserve.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

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night
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.
On the 11th (Fri), stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, and then look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Kumbaya Home Decor ©
Kumbaya Home Decor

4
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Cape Town tour itinerary app.

Getting from Hoedspruit to Cape Town by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Hoedspruit in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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