10 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

10 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mpumalanga route planner

Make it your trip
— 4 nights
Marloth Park
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Waterval Boven
— 1 night
Drive to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Fly to Cape Town International Airport



— 4 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Graskop (Wonder View, Panorama Route, &more), Bourkes' Luck Potholes (in Moremela) and Hoedspruit (Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre & Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers, take in breathtaking views at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, enjoy breathtaking views from God's Window, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hazyview trip planner.

Cape Town to Hazyview is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in July, you will find days in Hazyview are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marloth Park.

Things to do in Hazyview

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

Marloth Park

— 3 nights
Marloth Park is a holiday town situated in northeastern South Africa in the Mpumalanga province (formerly Eastern Transvaal).GeographyOn the bank of the Crocodile River between Malelane and Komatipoort on the N4 national highway, Marloth Park is a wildlife sanctuary and holiday town. Change things up with these side-trips from Marloth Park: Kruger National Park (Nkumbe View Site, Tshokwane Picnic Site, &more), Leopard Creek Golf Course (in Malelane) and Matsamo Cultural Village (in Jeppe's Reef). There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marloth Park holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Hazyview to Marloth Park takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Marloth Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:


— 1 night
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Barberton History & Mining Museum, then examine the collection at Barberton Museum, and then trek along Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Barberton trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Marloth Park to Barberton in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Waterval Boven.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Waterval Boven

— 1 night
Waterval Boven is a small town situated on the edge of the Escarpment on the banks of the Elands River above the 75m Elands Falls on the railway line from Pretoria to Maputo in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Krugerhof Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Waterval Boven holiday builder app.

Drive from Barberton to Waterval Boven in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barberton in July, with highs in Waterval Boven at 20°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Waterval Boven

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

Mpumalanga travel guide

National Parks · Nature & Parks · Geologic Formations
Hike through the world's third-highest canyon, and the only green one in the world; explore the world's oldest cave; and witness the diverse wildlife in the many reserves of Mpumalanga. This "place where the sun rises," as the name means in local tongues, features stunning mountain scenery, lush valleys, and charming towns with refreshingly cool weather. Mpumalanga's attractions draw crowds of visitors from far and wide: follow the trails of the 19th-century gold rush in old gold-seeker's towns, rappel down a waterfall, or just take a dip in the pools below after a hike through the rainforests.