13 days in South Africa Itinerary

13 days in South Africa Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  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
Singapore

2
days
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 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum and then head outdoors with Wild Cave Adventures. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 21°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Casinos, #Fun & Games, #Theme Parks

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Wild Cave Adventures
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
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Wild Cave Adventures
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

3
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Thornybush Game Reserve. When in Hoedspruit, make a side trip to see Idube Game Reserve in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Thornbush Game Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in June: high temperatures in Hoedspruit hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hazyview.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
days
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 16th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Whispers.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hazyview itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hoedspruit to Hazyview takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hazyview

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

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Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

4
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get outdoors at Table Mountain and Robben Island. Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town) and Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, do a tasting at Klein Constantia, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches.

To see where to stay and tourist information, go to the Cape Town travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hazyview to Cape Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hazyview in June, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach

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