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:  45​min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): Head underground at Sudwala Caves and then stop by Shautany Chocolatiers.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nelspruit trip builder tool .

Cape Town to Nelspruit is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in September; daily highs in Nelspruit reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Nelspruit

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Shautany Chocolatiers
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Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Shautany Chocolatiers ©
Shautany Chocolatiers

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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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Barberton Museum and then stroll through Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Barberton sightseeing app .

You can drive from Nelspruit to Barberton in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Graskop.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums Trails Parks
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Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum

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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 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Delgoa Arts & Crafts.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Graskop online route planner .

Getting from Barberton to Graskop by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Graskop are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Graskop

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping
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Panorama Route ©
Panorama Route
Delgoa Arts & Crafts ©
Delgoa Arts & Crafts

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