7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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Nelspruit
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Graskop
— 2 nights
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Ohrigstad
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nelspruit: Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & The Elephant Sanctuary) and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail (in Barberton). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, and head off-road at Open Skies Wilderness Expeditions.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit trip itinerary website.

Johannesburg to Nelspruit is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Graskop.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Nature / Park
Elephant Whispers
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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Graskop

Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Three Roundavels, explore the striking landscape at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, then stroll through Wonder View, and finally explore and take pictures at Panorama Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacle Rock, make a trip to Pilgrims Rest, and then stop by Ponieskrantz.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Graskop holiday planner.

You can drive from Nelspruit to Graskop in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Graskop can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ohrigstad.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

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Must see
Panorama Route
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Geologic Formation
The Pinnacle Rock
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Geologic Formation
Bourkes' Luck Potholes
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Ohrigstad

Ohrigstad ©
Ohrigstad, formerly Andries Orieg Stad, is a small town to the north of Lydenburg in the Limpopo province, South Africa.HistoryA fort was established by a group of Voortrekkers under the leadership of Andries Hendrik Potgieter with the help of a Dutch merchant Gregorius Ohrig. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from God's Window and then explore the stunning scenery at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): head off-road at Abel Erasmus Pass.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ohrigstad trip planner.

Traveling by car from Graskop to Ohrigstad takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ohrigstad can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ohrigstad

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Observation Deck
God's Window
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Off-Road / ATV Trail
Abel Erasmus Pass
4.6

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