13 days in South Africa Itinerary

13 days in South Africa Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  14​h 30​min
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Hazyview
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Step out of Johannesburg to go to Sandton and see Montecasino, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Singapore in April, plan for slightly colder days in Johannesburg, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Casinos, #Fun & Games, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mandela House, Montecasino
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

3
nights
Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Kruger National Park (Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park & Thornybush Game Reserve) and Idube Game Reserve (in Sabi Sand Game Reserve). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Thornbush Game Reserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hoedspruit sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, Hoedspruit is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hazyview.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Idube Game Reserve
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

2
nights
Hazyview

Hazyview ©
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hazyview trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hoedspruit to Hazyview takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hazyview

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Sanctuary ©
Elephant Sanctuary

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town) and Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island, and meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town itinerary builder.

Getting from Hazyview to Cape Town by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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