15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

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, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, visit Maboneng Precinct, find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg journey planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Johannesburg is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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. It doesn't end there: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors 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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and visit Abseil Africa.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip maker.

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. In April, daytime highs in Cape Town are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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