16 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

16 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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16 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Bela Bela
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Waterberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Polokwane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tzaneen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Hoedspruit
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Mookgophong
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Bela Bela

Bela Bela ©
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
Escape the urban bustle at Zebula Golf Course and Adventures with Elephants. When in Bela Bela, make a side trip to see Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel in Modimolle (Nylstroom), approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, head outdoors with Thaba Monate Game Lodge, and pick up some local products at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bela Bela trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Bela Bela is an approximately 16-hour flight. In January, Bela Bela is somewhat warmer than Jerusalem - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Waterberg.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel
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Adventures with Elephants ©
Adventures with Elephants
Feracare Wildlife Centre ©
Feracare Wildlife Centre
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve ©
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

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Waterberg

Waterberg ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Eventieria and then stroll through Welgevonden Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Marakele National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Waterberg travel route planner .

Drive from Bela Bela to Waterberg in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bela Bela in January; daily highs in Waterberg reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Polokwane.

Things to do in Waterberg

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Welgevonden Nature Reserve ©
Welgevonden Nature Reserve
Marakele National Park ©
Marakele National Park
Eventieria ©
Eventieria

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Polokwane

Polokwane ©
Polokwane, meaning "Place of Safety" in Northern Sotho, is a city in the Polokwane Local Municipality and the capital of the Limpopo province, South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park, then examine the collection at Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum, and then try your luck at Meropa Casino & Entertainment World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of the North and then get outside with Polokwane.

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Traveling by car from Waterberg to Polokwane takes 3 hours. Traveling from Waterberg in January, expect Polokwane to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tzaneen.

Things to do in Polokwane

Shopping Outdoors Parks
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Mall of the North ©
Mall of the North
Polokwane ©
Polokwane
Meropa Casino & Entertainment World ©

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Tzaneen

Tzaneen ©
Tzaneen is a large tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of the Limpopo province in South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Debengeni Waterfall and then hike along Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tzaneen road trip site .

Traveling by car from Polokwane to Tzaneen takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Polokwane in January since evenings lows in Tzaneen dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Tzaneen

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Debengeni Waterfall ©
Debengeni Waterfall

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Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Do your shopping at 24 Degrees South and Kumbaya Home Decor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kingfisher Gallery and iNyoka Art Gallery. The adventure continues: stroll through Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre, stop by Godding & Godding, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hippo Jessica, and view the masterpieces at Ukuthula Designs.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hoedspruit online journey planner .

You can drive from Tzaneen to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Mookgophong.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

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Mookgophong

Mookgophong ©
Mookgophong, also known by its former name, Naboomspruit, is a town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bouncy Croc and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nylsvley Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mookgophong itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Hoedspruit to Mookgophong in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mookgophong

Parks Wildlife
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Nylsvley Nature Reserve ©
Nylsvley Nature Reserve