11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg
— 3 nights
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Nelspruit
— 2 nights
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Cape Town
— 4 nights

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©

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.
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

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Specialty Museum
Apartheid Museum
4.5
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Historic Site
Mandela House
4.1

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Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©

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 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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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

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 Table Mountain National Park and Robben Island Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle of Good Hope and Groot Constantia. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape Town day trip planning site.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nelspruit in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Cape Town, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
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Must see
Cape Point
4.6
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World heritage site
Table Mountain National Park
4.7

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