13 days in South Africa Itinerary

13 days in South Africa Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  20​h
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
Cape Town
— 5 nights
4
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg online trip maker .

Dallas, USA to Johannesburg is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect nights in Johannesburg to be somewhat warmer, around 61°F, while days are much hotter, around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

2
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.
To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 63°F. You will leave for Cape Town on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Watershed, Fly Cape Town Paragliding, Cheetah Outreach - Somerset West, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like District Six Museum and Bo-kaap. Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Camp's Bay Beach. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenmarket Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in December, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

2
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
On the 2nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and then explore the galleries of Rosebank Art & Craft Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg travel planner .

Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House
Rosebank Art & Craft Market ©
Rosebank Art & Craft Market

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