South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland

Two weeks South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland itinerary 


Day 1: Johannesburg Airport > Blyde River Canyon > Phalaworba
Day 2: Kruger National Park
Day 3: Kruger National Park
Day 4: Kruger National Park > Ezulwini
Day 5: Ezulwini > Johannesburg
Day 6: Johannesburg > Cape Town
Day 7: Western Cape
Day 8: Western Cape
Day 9: Western Cape
Day 10: Western Cape
Day 11: Western Cape
Day 12: Cape Town > Prince Albert
Day 13: Prince Albert > Lesotho
Day 14: Lesotho > Clarens
Day 15: Clarens > Johannesburg Airport

Detailed South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland Itinerary

DSC-1085Day 1: Johannesburg Airport > Blyde River Canyon > Phalaworba

Distance: Drive (530km – 6h:00m)
Highlights: Drive the beginning (or end) of the Panorama Route and enjoy the best views on the whole route at the Three Rondavels View Point.
Stay: Impala Chalets


Day 2: Kruger National Park

Distance: Drive (125km – 2h:40m)
Highlights: Game Drive from Phalaworba gate to Satara Restcamp and around.
Stay: Satara Restcamp

DSC-0909Day 3: Kruger National Park

Distance: Drive (160km – 3h:30m)
Highlights: Game Drive from Satara Restcamp to Malelane Satellite Camp and around.
Stay: Malelane Satellite Camp

DSC-1127Day 4: Kruger National Park > Ezulwini

Distance: Drive (280km – 5h:30m)
Highlights: Morning Game Drive from Malelane to Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp and cross Swaziland through the spectacular MR1 road.
Stay: Damicha Lodge

DSC-1160Day 5: Ezulwini > Johannesburg

Distance: Drive (390km – 4h:40m)
Highlights: Visit Malolotja Nature Reserve before leaving Swaziland. Dinner at Melville neighborhood in Johannesburg.
Stay: Thulani Lodge


Day 6: Johannesburg > Cape Town

Distance: Flight (1262km – 1h:35m)
Highlights: Visit the township of Soweto before the flight to Cape town.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1197Day 7: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (140km – 2h:45m)
Highlights: Muizenberg Beach, Boulders Penguin Colony and Cape of Good Hope.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1205Day 8: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (260km – 3h:45m)
Highlights: Whale watching or Shark cage diving at Hermanus/Gansbaai and visit Betty’s Bay in the way back to Cape Town.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1252Day 9: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (15km – 0h:40m)
Highlights: Bo-Kaap neighborhood and Camps Bay.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1238Day 10: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (18km – 0h:55m)
Highlights: Table Mountain National Park, Lion’s head and The Waterfront.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

SnapseedDay 11: Western Cape

Distance: Drive (70km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Chapman’s Peak Drive and Hout Bay.
Stay: The Piazza Apartments

DSC-1201Day 12: Cape Town > Prince Albert

Distance: Drive (393km – 4h:30m)
Highlights: Relax in the Great Karoo.
Stay: Karoo Lodge B&B

DSC-1268Day 13: Prince Albert > Lesotho

Distance: Drive (765km – 8h:50m)
Highlights: Enjoy the drive to Lesotho and relax at Malealea Lodge.
Stay: Malealea Lodge

-DSC1449Day 14: Lesotho > Clarens

Distance: Drive (486km – 9h:40m)
Highlights: Full day crossing Lesotho through the Drakensberg.
Stay: Clarens Eddies

DSC-1298Day 15: Clarens > Johannesburg Airport

Distance: Drive (309km – 3h:15m)
Highlights: Drive to Johannesburg to catch the flight back home.