11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Singapore

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Credo Mutwa Cultural Village are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mandela House and South African National Museum of Military History. Go for a jaunt from Johannesburg to Pretoria to see Union Buildings about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, make a trip to South Western Townships, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg route planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in July, with highs in Johannesburg at 22°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Union Buildings
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Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Fri), stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nelspruit journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Nelspruit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Nelspruit. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary ©
Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden

4
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Robben Island Museum and Castle of Good Hope. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Point and Boulders Beach Penguin Colony. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, examine the collection at District Six Museum, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and explore and take pictures at Groot Constantia.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online trip planner.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in July, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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