15 days in South Africa, Mozambique & Mauritius Itinerary

15 days in South Africa, Mozambique & Mauritius Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa, Mozambique & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Maputo, Mozambique
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Vilanculos, Mozambique
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
On the 16th (Fri), take a stroll through Newtown, stroll through Wild Cave Adventures, and then steep yourself in history at South Western Townships.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Johannesburg is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, expect nights in Johannesburg to be much colder, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trip

Wild Cave Adventures
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Wild Cave Adventures ©
Wild Cave Adventures
Newtown ©
Newtown
South Western Townships ©
South Western Townships

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Wolhuter Wilderness Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and iNyoka Art Gallery. Take a break from Kruger National Park with a short trip to Kumbaya Home Decor in Hoedspruit, about 1h 25 min away.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kruger National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Kruger National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maputo.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hoedspruit
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Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail
Kumbaya Home Decor ©
Kumbaya Home Decor

2
nights
Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo ©
Walking the broad, leafy avenues of Maputo, Mozambique's capital and bustling harbor city, you can discover numerous architectural gems and come to appreciate the area's Portuguese-influenced culture.
You've now added Inhaca Island to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesquita da Baixa, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Inhaca Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maputo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kruger National Park to Maputo takes 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kruger National Park in June; daily highs in Maputo reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Vilanculos.

Things to do in Maputo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Inhaca Island ©
Inhaca Island
Museu De Historia Natural de Maputo ©
Mesquita da Baixa ©
Mesquita da Baixa

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hours
Vilanculos, Mozambique

Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseback Riding Tours, Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kayaking & Canoeing.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vilanculos sightseeing planner.

Fly from Maputo to Vilanculos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Maputo in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Vilanculos, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Vilanculos

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Machilla Magic ©
Machilla Magic

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nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Airswitch Kitesurf. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Albion Lighthouse and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. You'll explore and learn at Chateau De Labourdonnais and Curious Corner of Chamarel. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Baie side-trips: Rhumerie de Chamarel (in Chamarel), International Slave Route Monument (in Le Morne) and Trou d'eau Douce (Scuba & Snorkeling & Spas & Wellness).

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Baie trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vilanculos to Grand Baie takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time to Mauritius Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Vilanculos in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Grand Baie, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Morne, Chamarel, Scuba & Snorkeling, Albion Lighthouse, Anahita Golf Club
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Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pointe d'Esny ©
Pointe d'Esny

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day
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Oriental Plaza and then explore the fascinating underground world of Wonder Caves.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg vacation builder.

Getting from Grand Baie to Johannesburg by combination of car, flight, and train takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mauritius Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Baie in June, plan for slightly colder days in Johannesburg, with highs around 21°C, while nights are colder with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wonder Caves
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Wonder Caves ©
Wonder Caves
Oriental Plaza ©
Oriental Plaza

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