12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bloemfontein
Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Springbok
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Upington
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Kimberley
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Bloemfontein
— 1 night
End: Bloemfontein

5
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cape Town trip planner.

Bloemfontein to Cape Town is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bloemfontein in April since evenings lows in Cape Town dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Springbok.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

1
night
Springbok

Springbok ©
Springbok is the largest town in the Namaqualand area in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Goegap Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Springbok trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Springbok takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April, daily temperatures in Springbok can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Upington.

Things to do in Springbok

Parks Wildlife
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Goegap Nature Reserve ©
Goegap Nature Reserve

1
night
Upington

Upington
Upington is a town founded in 1884 and located in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, on the banks of the Orange River. Plan my trip to Upington with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Springbok to Upington takes 4 hours. Traveling from Springbok in April, you will find days in Upington are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Kimberley.

Things to do in Upington

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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3
nights
Kimberley

Kimberley ©
As the heart of the Northern Cape's "Diamond Fields"--the region where the glittering jewels were discovered in the 1870s--Kimberley has evolved from a simple mining encampment to a thriving city rich in history and heritage.
Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Mokala National Park. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Big Hole, stroll through Felidae Centre, see the interesting displays at Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre, and stop by William Humphreys Art Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kimberley trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Upington to Kimberley by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In April, Kimberley is slightly colder than Upington - with highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bloemfontein.

Things to do in Kimberley

Museums Parks Nature
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Kimberley Mine Museum ©
Kimberley Mine Museum
The Big Hole ©
The Big Hole
Mokala National Park ©
Mokala National Park

1
night
Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Anglo Boer War Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Oliewenhuis Art Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Gallery on Leviseur.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bloemfontein vacation planner.

Getting from Kimberley to Bloemfontein by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Bloemfontein, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums Shopping
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Anglo Boer War Museum ©
Anglo Boer War Museum
Oliewenhuis Art Museum ©
Oliewenhuis Art Museum
Gallery on Leviseur ©
Gallery on Leviseur

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