9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Kruger National Park
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Nelspruit
— 1 night
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Johannesburg
— 1 night
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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.
To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park route planner.

Mumbai, India to Kruger National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kruger National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Kruger National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©

Gateway to the Lowveld

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.
Kruger National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nelspruit are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll set off for Johannesburg on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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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.
On the 4th (Wed), take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, then browse the exhibits of I was shot in Joburg, and then contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Johannesburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
I was shot in Joburg ©
I was shot in Joburg

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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.
Get outdoors at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Fish Hoek Beach. You'll explore and learn at District Six Museum and Michaelis Collection at the Iziko Old Town House. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, and get to know the fascinating history of Maclear's Beacon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cape Town trip planning tool.

Getting from Johannesburg to Cape Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Cape Town sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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