8 days in Cape Town, Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Itinerary

8 days in Cape Town, Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 3 nights
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Johannesburg
— 1 night
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Kruger National Park
— 2 nights

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Robben Island Museum and District Six Museum. For shopping fun, head to Greenmarket Square or Prins & Prins. There's lots more to do: get great views at Cape Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, stroll through Platteklip Gorge, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town journey builder tool.

Mumbai, India to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Cape Town. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect Cape Town to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg, take in the exciting artwork at Kim Sacks Gallery, and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg tour planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Johannesburg sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Kim Sacks Gallery ©
Kim Sacks Gallery
I was shot in Joburg ©
I was shot in Joburg

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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