14 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

14 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Curitiba, Brazil


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3
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, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, examine the collection at District Six Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cape Town day trip app .

Curitiba, Brazil to Cape Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Curitiba to Cape Town, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

First South African Perfume Museum
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches
Bo-kaap ©
Bo-kaap

2
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Get out of town with these interesting Flic En Flac side-trips: Seven Colored Earths (in Chamarel) and SSR Botanic Garden (in Pamplemousses). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ile aux Cerfs, find something for the whole family at Casela World of Adventures, stroll through Flic en Flac Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black River Gorges National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Flic En Flac itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Cape Town to Flic En Flac in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Mauritius Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Flic En Flac when traveling from Cape Town in January, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Casela NatureParks, SSR Botanic Garden, Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs

2
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Kumbaya Home Decor in Hoedspruit (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 1st (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. It doesn't end there: stroll through Idube Game Reserve and trek along Bushmans Trail.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kruger National Park journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Flic En Flac to Kruger National Park. The time zone changes from Mauritius Time (MUT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Flic En Flac in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Kruger National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kumbaya Home Decor
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

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nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then make a trip to Constitution Hill. On the next day, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Johannesburg: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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