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

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

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Kruger National Park
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Johannesburg
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Cape Town
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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.
On the 1st (Sun), delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Kruger National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Kruger National Park is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: high temperatures in Kruger National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Union Buildings and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Liliesleaf, take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and finally examine the collection at Soweto Inspirational Home Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg travel website.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Union Buildings ©
Union Buildings

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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.
Kids will enjoy Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Chapman's Peak Drive. Appreciate the collections at Franschhoek Motor Museum and Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Waterford Estate (in Stellenbosch), Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl) and Franschhoek (First South African Perfume Museum & Eikehof). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, enjoy the sand and surf at Fish Hoek Beach, and learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town trip tool.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Museums

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Chapman's Peak Drive ©
Chapman's Peak Drive
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

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