5 days in South Africa Itinerary

5 days in South Africa Itinerary

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5 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h
1
Nelspruit
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg


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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 17th (Tue): Head underground at Sudwala Caves and then admire the sheer force of Montrose Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nelspruit online holiday maker .

Johannesburg to Nelspruit is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature Parks
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Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Montrose Falls ©
Montrose Falls

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nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Clifton Beaches. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, hike along Platteklip Gorge, contemplate the long history of Robben Island Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Nelspruit to Cape Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Cape Town sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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