7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mpumalanga route planner

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Graskop
— 1 night
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Malelane
— 2 nights
Drive
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White River
— 3 nights
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Graskop

— 1 night
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Berlin Falls has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View, then take a memorable drive along Panorama Route, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Berlin Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Mary Shire Falls, then stop by Africa Silks, and then get outside with Gorge Swing.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Graskop trip planner.

Johannesburg to Graskop is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Graskop can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Malelane.

Things to do in Graskop

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:

Malelane

— 2 nights
Malalane is a farming town in Mpumalanga, South Africa situated on the N4 national highway. On the 30th (Wed), stroll through Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park and then contemplate the long history of Matsamo Cultural Village. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Kambaku Komatipoort Golf Club and then take an exotic tour of Discover Kruger Safaris.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malelane vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Graskop to Malelane takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Malelane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to White River.

Things to do in Malelane

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:

White River

— 3 nights
White River is a small holiday and farming town situated just north of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Escape the urban bustle at South African National Parks and Elephant Whispers. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kaapsehoop Horse Trails Day Trips and Rottcher Wineries. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around White River: Sudwala Caves (in Nelspruit) and Sabi Sand Game Reserve (in Sabie). There's more to do: look for gifts at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the White River day trip site.

You can drive from Malelane to White River in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in White River

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

Mpumalanga travel guide

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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.