15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 2 nights
2
Durban, South Africa
— 2 nights
3
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
4
Kuruman, South Africa
— 1 night
5
Keetmanshoop, Namibia
— 1 night
6
Sesriem, Namibia
— 2 nights
7
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
8
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 1 night

2
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, enjoy the sand and surf at Fish Hoek Beach, and look for gifts at Baraka Gifts and Decor.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip app.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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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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Durban, South Africa

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, thenhave fun at Giba Gorge Horse Trails, and finally browse the different shops at Westville Junction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): stroll around Umgeni River Bird Park and then try to win big at Greyville Racecourse.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Durban online route planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Durban in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: high temperatures in Durban hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Durban

Fun & Games Parks Casinos
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Shark Diving
Umgeni River Bird Park ©
Umgeni River Bird Park
Greyville Racecourse ©
Greyville Racecourse

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 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Mphongolo Backpacking Trail, stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, take some stellar pictures from Nkumbe View Site, and delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kruger National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Durban to Kruger National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Durban in August since evenings lows in Kruger National Park dip to °C. You'll set off for Kuruman on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail ©
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

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night
Kuruman, South Africa

Kuruman ©
Kuruman is a town with 13,057 inhabitants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. On the 10th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at The Eye of Kuruman and then don't miss a visit to Moffat Mission Station.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuruman tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kruger National Park to Kuruman takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Kuruman

Nature Parks
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The Eye of Kuruman ©
The Eye of Kuruman
Moffat Mission Station ©
Moffat Mission Station

1
night
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Keetmanshoop ©
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): walk around Garas Park Rest Camp.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Keetmanshoop trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kuruman to Keetmanshoop in 7 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuruman to Keetmanshoop due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks
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Garas Park Rest Camp ©
Garas Park Rest Camp

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nights
Sesriem, Namibia

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sesriem journey planning app.

Getting from Keetmanshoop to Sesriem by car takes about 10.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

1
night
Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Etosha National Park day trip app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sesriem to Etosha National Park takes 13 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Swakopmund.
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Swakopmund, Namibia

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
On the 15th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Swakopmund trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Etosha National Park to Swakopmund in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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