3 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

3 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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3 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Nelspruit
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Barberton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Graskop
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

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Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves and then explore and take pictures at Mbombela Stadium.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nelspruit route planner .

Cape Town to Nelspruit is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature Parks
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Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Mbombela Stadium ©
Mbombela Stadium

1
night
Barberton

Barberton ©
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum, examine the collection at Barberton Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Barberton travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Nelspruit to Barberton takes an hour. In April in Barberton, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Graskop.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail ©
Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

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night
Graskop

Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View, enjoy breathtaking views from God's Window, then explore and take pictures at Panorama Route, and finally make a trip to Panoramic Route Mpumalanga.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Graskop day trip planning app .

You can drive from Barberton to Graskop in 2 hours. In April in Graskop, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Graskop

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

God's Window, Bourkes' Luck Potholes
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Panorama Route ©
Panorama Route
Bourkes' Luck Potholes ©
Bourkes' Luck Potholes
God's Window ©
God's Window

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