21 days in Hong Kong & South Africa Itinerary

21 days in Hong Kong & South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  13 h 30 min
2
Johannesburg, South Africa
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Hazyview, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 7 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  25 h 30 min
8
Hong Kong, China
— 1 day
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Seattle, United States

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): hike along Lantau Trail, engage your brain at Hong Kong Space Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong road trip app.

Seattle, USA to Hong Kong is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT), which is usually a 16 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Hong Kong: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 82°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Museums Parks Trails
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Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre ©
Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre
Lantau Trail ©
Lantau Trail
Hong Kong Space Museum ©
Hong Kong Space Museum

few
hours
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Johannesburg itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hong Kong to Johannesburg in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train, subway, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Johannesburg. In June, Johannesburg is much colder than Hong Kong - with highs of 66°F and lows of 41°F. You'll set off for Hazyview on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
night
Hazyview, South Africa

Hazyview ©
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and then steep yourself in history at Shangana Cultural Village.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hazyview journey planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Hazyview in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, Hazyview is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hazyview

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Shangana Cultural Village ©
Shangana Cultural Village
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

7
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hans Merensky Golf Course and Hans Merensky Golf Estate. Get some cultural insight at Masorini Archaeological Site and Amarula Lapa. Get out of town with these interesting Kruger National Park side-trips: Big Boabab (in Gravelotte) and Qualito Craft Distillery (in Phalaborwa). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site, stroll through Idube Game Reserve, and hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kruger National Park route planner.

You can drive from Hazyview to Kruger National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Big Boabab
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Get some historical perspective at Nelson Mandela Foundation and Nan Hua Temple. Museum-lovers will appreciate Origins Centre Museum and Satyagraha House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Pretoria (Hennops Hiking Trail & Horseback Africa). See some other sides of Johannesburg: get engrossed in the history at Liliesleaf, steep yourself in history at Walter Sisulu Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Carlton Centre, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kruger National Park in July; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 67°F and lows reach 40°F. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pretoria, Liliesleaf, Nan Hua Temple
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Horseback Africa ©
Horseback Africa
Nan Hua Temple ©
Nan Hua Temple
Liliesleaf ©
Liliesleaf

4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Step off the beaten path and head to Platteklip Gorge and Old Cape Point Lighthouse. Get outdoors at Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon and Fish Hoek Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: First South African Perfume Museum (in Franschhoek) and West Coast Fossil Park (in Vredenburg). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Devil's Peak.

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Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cape Town are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

First South African Perfume Museum, West Coast Fossil Park, Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
West Coast Fossil Park ©
West Coast Fossil Park
First South African Perfume Museum ©
First South African Perfume Museum

1
night
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve Horse Trails and then examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg day trip planning site.

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Johannesburg when traveling from Cape Town in July, with lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Lindfield Victorian House Museum ©
Lindfield Victorian House Museum

1
day
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
On the 16th (Thu), stroll through MacLehose Trail and then contemplate the long history of Tai Kwun.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. Traveling from Johannesburg to Hong Kong, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: high temperatures in Hong Kong hover around 91°F and lows are around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Trails Outdoors
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MacLehose Trail ©
MacLehose Trail
Tai Kwun ©
Tai Kwun

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