14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Cape Town
— 5 nights
bus + 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.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to Union Buildings in Pretoria--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, look for gifts at James Findlay - Collectable Books & Maps, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill, and take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip builder site .

Bengaluru, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Johannesburg is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, things will get a bit cooler in Johannesburg: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Montecasino, Union Buildings
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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, hike along Lonely Bull Trail, stroll through Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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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.
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. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, then stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Plettenberg Bay in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Kruger National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Plettenberg Bay, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cape Town visit website .

You can fly from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus 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 Beaches
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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