4 days in Johannesburg & Limpopo Province Itinerary

4 days in Johannesburg & Limpopo Province Itinerary

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Hoedspruit
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Johannesburg

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and then wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, then pause for some photo ops at Voortrekker Monument, then steep yourself in history at Union Buildings, and finally browse the collection at National Library of South Africa.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Johannesburg. In December in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): do a tasting at Amarula Lapa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: stop by Kumbaya Home Decor, then view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Hoedspruit holiday builder.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Museums

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Limpopo Province travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Zoos · Nature & Wildlife Tours
With a name meaning "strong gushing waterfalls" in the Sepedi language, Limpopo features powerful streams, rivers, and waterfalls. A trip through Limpopo reveals several mining towns; tea, tropical fruit, and forestry production areas; as well as mineral springs to the south. A road cuts through the middle of Limpopo, which acts as an important route towards the rest of Africa. Rich in natural resources, Limpopo's tourist attractions include more than 50 game reserves.