14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  17 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 30 min
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
4
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
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.
When in Johannesburg, make a side trip to see Union Buildings in Pretoria, approximately Pretoria away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, and try your luck at Montecasino.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg online road trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, expect Johannesburg to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Montecasino, Union Buildings
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino
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 26th (Thu) 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, steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and stroll through Lonely Bull Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip builder app.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

1
night
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Christopher Catholic Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, then stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and then stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay online tour builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kruger National Park to Plettenberg Bay takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in March, expect nights in Plettenberg Bay to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, explore and take pictures at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, and steep yourself in history at Robben Island Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Cape Town day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

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

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