35 days in Africa Itinerary

35 days in Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
2
Lanseria, South Africa
— 1 night
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
5
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
— 1 night
6
Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
7
Maseru, Lesotho
— 1 night
8
Durban, South Africa
— 3 nights
9
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— 1 night
10
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 3 nights
11
Hoedspruit, South Africa
— 4 nights
12
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
13
Magaliesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights

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night
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg travel website.

Brisbane, Australia to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Johannesburg. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Johannesburg when traveling from Brisbane in August, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Lanseria.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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night
Lanseria, South Africa

Lanseria ©
On the 19th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Lesedi Cultural Village.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lanseria trip maker app.

Getting from Johannesburg to Lanseria by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Lanseria are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Lanseria

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
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Lesedi Cultural Village ©
Lesedi Cultural Village

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, and get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lanseria to Victoria Falls. Traveling from Lanseria in August, expect Victoria Falls to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge
Zipline

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nights
Cape Town, South Africa

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: get great views at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner.

Fly from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria Falls in August, you will find days in Cape Town are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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night
Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
On the 29th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch and then Head underground at Cango Caves.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oudtshoorn driving holiday app.

You can drive from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Oudtshoorn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Addo Elephant National Park.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa

Addo Elephant National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre and then walk around Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Jah Drums.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Addo Elephant National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to Addo Elephant National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Addo Elephant National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Jah Drums
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
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Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre
Jah Drums ©
Jah Drums

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Maseru, Lesotho

Maseru ©
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): try to win big at Lesotho Sun Casino, steep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, thenadmire the engineering at Katse Dam, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maseru online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Addo Elephant National Park to Maseru in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Maseru are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks Fun & Games Nature
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Maluti Mountains ©
Maluti Mountains
Katse Dam ©
Katse Dam
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument ©
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument

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Durban, South Africa

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Durban is known for zoos & aquariums, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at uShaka Marine World, stop by Awesome Africa, see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Umhlanga Main Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Durban route builder tool.

Fly from Maseru to Durban in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Maseru in September, with highs in Durban at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Simunye.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Umhlanga Rocks
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
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Durban Botanic Gardens ©
Durban Botanic Gardens
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Umgeni River Bird Park ©
Umgeni River Bird Park

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night
Simunye, Eswatini (Swaziland)

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. On the 6th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Mlawula Nature Reserve and then identify plant and animal life at Hlane Royal National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Simunye trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durban to Simunye takes 6 hours. When traveling from Durban in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Simunye: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Simunye

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hlane Royal National Park, Mlawula Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park
Mlawula Nature Reserve ©
Mlawula Nature Reserve

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nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nelspruit: Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & The Elephant Sanctuary). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, indulge your taste buds at Bagdad Farmers Market, admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and try your luck at Emnotweni Casino.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nelspruit trip planner.

Drive from Simunye to Nelspruit in 3 hours. Traveling from Simunye in September, expect nights in Nelspruit to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hazyview, Bagdad Farmers Market
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
The Elephant Sanctuary ©
The Elephant Sanctuary

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Hoedspruit, South Africa

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.
Hoedspruit is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, get to know the resident critters at Hippo Jessica, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stop by Kumbaya Home Decor.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit tour builder app.

You can drive from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. September in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mpumalanga
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

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Kruger National Park, South Africa

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 14th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Bushmans Trail, stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kruger National Park road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Magaliesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:
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Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

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Magaliesburg, South Africa

Magaliesburg ©
A getaway for residents of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Magaliesburg sits at the heart of a region known for its mountains, rivers, and valleys.
When in Magaliesburg, make a side trip to see Ukutula Conservation Center in Brits, approximately Brits away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Sterkfontein Cave, stroll through Sable Ranch Hiking Trail, wander the wide-open spaces of Saddle Creek Ranch Farm, and contemplate the waterfront views at Magalies Sleepy River.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Magaliesburg vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kruger National Park to Magaliesburg. In September, daytime highs in Magaliesburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Magaliesburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Krugersdorp Game Reserve, Ukutula Conservation Center, Saddle Creek Ranch Farm, Sterkfontein Cave
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Sterkfontein Cave ©
Sterkfontein Cave
Saddle Creek Ranch Farm ©
Saddle Creek Ranch Farm

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