37 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

37 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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37 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly + Drive:  17 h
1
Bela Bela
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Hoedspruit
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tzaneen
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Polokwane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Mokopane
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Waterberg
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Munich

5
nights
Bela Bela

Bela Bela ©
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
Get out of town with these interesting Bela Bela side-trips: Modimolle (Nylstroom) (Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel & Koro Creek Bushveld Golf Estate) and Mystic Monkeys and Feathers ZOO (in Rust de Winter). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Adventures with Elephants, admire all the interesting features of Geluksfontein Goat Cheese Farm, get outside with Thaba Monate Game Lodge, and browse the fresh offerings at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bela Bela tour itinerary planning tool .

Munich, Germany to Bela Bela is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Munich to Bela Bela, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Munich in August, expect Bela Bela to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Modimolle (Nylstroom), Mystic Monkeys and Feathers ZOO
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
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Adventures with Elephants ©
Adventures with Elephants
Feracare Wildlife Centre ©
Feracare Wildlife Centre
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve ©
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

7
nights
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.
Step out of Hoedspruit to go to Phalaborwa and see Amarula Lapa, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre, explore the striking landscape at Three Roundavels, view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hippo Jessica.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Bela Bela to Hoedspruit takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bela Bela in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hoedspruit, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tzaneen.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mpumalanga, Amarula Lapa
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 22:
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

6
nights
Tzaneen

Tzaneen ©
Tzaneen is a large tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of the Limpopo province in South Africa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tzaneen: Haenertsburg (Zwakala Brewery, Sequoia Gardens, & more), Big Boabab (in Gravelotte) and Modjadji Nature Reserve (in Duiwelskloof). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Sunland Baobab, relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Heights Farm, admire all the interesting features of Vervet Monkey Foundation, and hike along Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tzaneen trip planner .

You can drive from Hoedspruit to Tzaneen in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tzaneen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off toPolokwane.

Things to do in Tzaneen

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Haenertsburg, Big Boabab, Modjadji Nature Reserve, Sunland Baobab
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 28:
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Debengeni Waterfall ©
Debengeni Waterfall
Vervet Monkey Foundation ©
Vervet Monkey Foundation
Blueberry Heights Farm ©
Blueberry Heights Farm

5
nights
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. Polokwane is known for parks, casinos, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try your luck at Meropa Casino & Entertainment World, stroll through Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, perfect your strike at Let's Go Bowling - The Farmyard, and contemplate the long history of Mapungubwe.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Polokwane online journey planner .

Getting from Tzaneen to Polokwane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tzaneen in August, Polokwane is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mokopane.

Things to do in Polokwane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Limpopo Province, Mapungubwe National Park, Big Cat Experiences
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 2:
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Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park ©
Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park
Big Cat Experiences ©
Big Cat Experiences
Mall of the North ©
Mall of the North

6
nights
Mokopane

Mokopane ©
Mokopane, is a town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Venture out of the city with trips to Mookgophong (Bouncy Croc & Nylsvley Nature Reserve).

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mokopane holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Polokwane to Mokopane takes an hour. In September in Mokopane, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Waterberg.

Things to do in Mokopane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Mookgophong
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 8:
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Nylsvley Nature Reserve ©
Nylsvley Nature Reserve

5
nights
Waterberg

Waterberg ©
When in Waterberg, make a side trip to see Marakele Animal Sanctuary in Thabazimbi, approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Marakele National Park.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Waterberg sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Mokopane to Waterberg takes 2.5 hours. In September, Waterberg is somewhat warmer than Mokopane - with highs of 37°C and lows of 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Waterberg

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:
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Welgevonden Nature Reserve ©
Welgevonden Nature Reserve
Marakele National Park ©
Marakele National Park
Marakele Animal Sanctuary ©
Marakele Animal Sanctuary