15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
3
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
4
Cape Town
— 5 nights

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. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and try to win big at Montecasino.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg vacation planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Johannesburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Bucharest in July, expect Johannesburg to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Union Buildings, Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

3
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.
Kruger National Park is known for wildlife, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, get great views at Nkumbe View Site, trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kruger National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in July, with highs in Kruger National Park at 26°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

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
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail

3
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.
Hoedspruit is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Kumbaya Home Decor, and take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip maker website.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit by combination of taxi and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation
Spas

5
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: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, examine the collection at District Six Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and visit Bo-kaap.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hoedspruit in July, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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