8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mandela House, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, thensee the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, and then browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Johannesburg. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, hike along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and then stroll through Lonely Bull Trail. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park attractions planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail

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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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Kruger National Park in November, plan for little chillier days in Cape Town, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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