15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, wildlife, theme parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, try your luck at Montecasino, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg holiday builder app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 1 hour. In April, Johannesburg is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

4
nights
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.
Spend the 20th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Sweni Wilderness Trail, trek along Bushmans Trail, and get outside with Wild Frontier Adventures.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Kruger National Park journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Kruger National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head.

Start your trip to Cape Town by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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