15 days in Serengeti National Park, Victoria Falls & South Africa Itinerary

15 days in Serengeti National Park, Victoria Falls & South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in Serengeti National Park, Victoria Falls & South Africa Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
4
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
5
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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night
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park travel route planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Serengeti National Park is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Eastern African Time is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Seronera ©
Seronera

1
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then get to know the resident critters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Serengeti National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Serengeti National Park to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Zipline

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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: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at Great Synagogue.

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Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in August, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

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Getting from Cape Town to Nelspruit by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in August, you will find days in Nelspruit are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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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 25th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Sweni Wilderness Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushmans Trail, and get outside with Wild Frontier Adventures.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kruger National Park online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nelspruit to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then make a trip to Constitution Hill. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kruger National Park in August, Johannesburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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