28 days in South Africa Itinerary

28 days in South Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Hazyview
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Hoedspruit
— 6 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
3
Kruger National Park
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Johannesburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Cape Town
— 8 nights
End: Cape Town

3
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.
Step out of Hazyview with an excursion to Kruger National Park in Nelspruit--about 3 hours away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hazyview road trip planning site.

Cape Town to Hazyview is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for Hoedspruit on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Hazyview

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Safaris

6
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.
Step out of Hoedspruit to go to Moremela and see Bourkes' Luck Potholes, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, get to know the resident critters at Kinyonga Reptile Center, explore the stunning scenery at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, and stop by Godding & Godding.

Find out how to plan Hoedspruit trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Take a bus from Hazyview to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Bourkes' Luck Potholes
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation

6
nights
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 5th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Mphongolo Backpacking Trail, trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Kruger National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail ©
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Krugersdorp (Boer War Blockhouse & Wild Cave Adventures). Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, try to win big at Montecasino, contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and visit Maboneng Precinct.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Johannesburg trip builder app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kruger National Park in June, with highs in Johannesburg at 22°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Krugersdorp, Sandton
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

8
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Cape Point.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cape Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cape Town are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

Similar Plans

30 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Seychelles, South Africa & Namibia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM KUWAIT September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Botswana, South Africa & Namibia BY A USER FROM CANADA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM BERMUDA September, culture, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM EGYPT August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 7 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans