6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Nelspruit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

1
day
Johannesburg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg day trip site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Johannesburg. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Neighborhoods, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

1
night
Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Nelspruit in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in July since evenings lows in Nelspruit dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

#Parks, #Nature
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tshukudu Game Lodge, buy something for everyone on your list at 24 Degrees South, and then take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery.

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Drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Tshukudu Game Lodge ©
Tshukudu Game Lodge
24 Degrees South ©
24 Degrees South
iNyoka Art Gallery ©
iNyoka Art Gallery

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
We've included these beaches for you: Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. Take a break from the city and head to Cape of Good Hope and Maclear's Beacon. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Robben Island, explore and take pictures at Greenmarket Square, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cape Town online trip planner .

Fly from Hoedspruit to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hoedspruit in July; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Robben Island ©
Robben Island
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope

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