15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Munich

2
nights
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. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and steep yourself in history at Mandela House.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg tour itinerary planner.

Munich, Germany to Johannesburg is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in April, with highs in Johannesburg at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Casinos Tours

Side Trips

Sandton, Union Buildings
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

5
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 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 20th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail and stroll through Mphongolo Backpacking Trail.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

6
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: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, look for all kinds of wild species at Platteklip Gorge, get great views at Cape Point, and visit Abseil Africa.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Cape Town travel planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Abseil Africa ©
Abseil Africa

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