15 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

15 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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Nelspruit
— 4 nights
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Marloth Park
— 2 nights
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Sabie
— 7 nights
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Graskop
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Hazyview
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Nelspruit

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and South African National Parks. Attractions like Sudwala Caves and Lowveld National Botanical Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Nelspruit to go to Barberton and see Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on Kaapsehoop Horse Trails Day Trips, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Sudwala Dinosaur Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Montrose Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nelspruit route maker tool.

Johannesburg to Nelspruit is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Nelspruit are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marloth Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

Marloth Park

— 2 nights
Marloth Park is a holiday town situated in northeastern South Africa in the Mpumalanga province (formerly Eastern Transvaal).GeographyOn the bank of the Crocodile River between Malelane and Komatipoort on the N4 national highway, Marloth Park is a wildlife sanctuary and holiday town. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Leopard Creek Golf Course and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marloth Park trip planner.

Drive from Nelspruit to Marloth Park in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Marloth Park can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Sabie.

Things to do in Marloth Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:

Sabie

— 7 nights
Sabie is a forestry town situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Take a break from the city and head to Mac Mac Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Sabie side-trips: Dullstroom (Dullstroom on the Dam, Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre, &more) and Long Tom Pass (in Lydenburg). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lone Creek Falls, hike along Forest Falls Nature Walk, don't miss a visit to Horse Shoe Falls, and stroll through Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sabie vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Marloth Park to Sabie takes 2.5 hours. In March in Sabie, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Graskop.

Things to do in Sabie

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 14:

Graskop

Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, look for gifts at Delgoa Arts & Crafts, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View, and finally take a memorable drive along Panorama Route.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Graskop travel planner.

Graskop is just a short distance from Sabie. March in Graskop sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hazyview.

Things to do in Graskop

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:

Hazyview

A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hazyview trip planner.

Traveling by car from Graskop to Hazyview takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Hazyview are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hazyview

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:

Mpumalanga travel guide

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National Parks · Nature & Parks · Geologic Formations
Hike through the world's third-highest canyon, and the only green one in the world; explore the world's oldest cave; and witness the diverse wildlife in the many reserves of Mpumalanga. This "place where the sun rises," as the name means in local tongues, features stunning mountain scenery, lush valleys, and charming towns with refreshingly cool weather. Mpumalanga's attractions draw crowds of visitors from far and wide: follow the trails of the 19th-century gold rush in old gold-seeker's towns, rappel down a waterfall, or just take a dip in the pools below after a hike through the rainforests.