15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
Taxi + Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

3
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: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, visit Maboneng Precinct, take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg, and don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square.

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

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Johannesburg is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, you will find days in Johannesburg are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Sandton
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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 6th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sweni Wilderness Trail, hike along Lonely Bull Trail, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

Discover how to plan a Kruger National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

3
nights
Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoedspruit: Safaris (in Phalaborwa) and Hazyview (The Elephant Sanctuary & Elephant Whispers). There's still lots to do: stroll through Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit route builder app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hazyview, Safaris
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Safaris

4
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: get great views at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hoedspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hoedspruit in September, with highs in Cape Town at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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