15 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

15 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
2
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2
nights
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.
When in Johannesburg, make a side trip to see Union Buildings in Pretoria, approximately Pretoria away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, try to win big at Montecasino, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, and laugh and play at Gold Reef City.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Johannesburg is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Johannesburg is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, things will get much hotter in Johannesburg: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Union Buildings, Montecasino
Highlights from your plan
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

4
nights
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 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 6th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. It doesn't end there: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lonely Bull Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park online itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

4
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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

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 March, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

3
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, then stroll through Deadvlei, then hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, and finally look for gifts at The Diamond Works. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Windhoek trip planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Windhoek is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cape Town in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
Highlights from your plan
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

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