10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa Trip Planner

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Johannesburg
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Nelspruit
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Cape Town
— 4 nights
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Johannesburg

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Pack the 22nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, get engrossed in the history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and try to win big at Montecasino.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg tour site.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Casinos · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Nelspruit

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Lowveld

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.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Riverside Mall and then stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Nelspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nelspruit, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Shopping
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Cape Town

— 4 nights

Mother City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, stroll through Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cape Town trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Nelspruit to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nelspruit in June: highs in Cape Town hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches
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South Africa travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Wineries & Vineyards · Mountains
Rainbow Nation
The landscapes of South Africa match its people in terms of diversity, richness, and vitality. From desert lands and coastlines, to the famous nature reserves sheltering the "Big Five" game animals, the country has natural charm in spades. The main cities provide a wealth of bars, clubs, shopping districts, and entertainment options to please the most demanding visitors, while traditional life can still be admired and respected in a collection of villages with beehive-style huts and an age-old cultural heritage. When in need of a minute to digest all that's happened during your trip to South Africa, sit down to a braai (traditional barbecue), and a bottle of wine made at one of the country's thriving vineyards.