5 Days trip in South Africa

Budget: 1350 USD - 3000 USD City sightseeing Cultural experiences Festivals/events Historical landmarks Outdoor adventures
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South Africa is a diverse and culturally rich country with stunning landscapes, wildlife, and vibrant cities. Its complex history, transition to democracy, and multicultural society contribute to its unique character. From breathtaking natural wonders to a vibrant cultural scene, South Africa offers a captivating experience for visitors.

General Infomation

Exchange Rate of 1 USD to ZAR
ZAR 18.18
Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial), Cape Town (legislative)
Southern Ndebele
Best Way to Get Around
Public buses
Minibus taxis

Day 1

  1. Ladysmith Siege Museum

    120 minutes

    Visit the Ladysmith Siege Museum to learn about the history and culture of the town and the surrounding areas during the Anglo-Boer War.

  2. Mnambithi Cultural Village

    180 minutes

    Visit Mnambithi Cultural Village to experience the rich Zulu culture of the area. Tour the village, watch traditional dances and enjoy a traditional meal.

  3. Battlefields Country Lodge

    120 minutes

    Take a night safari at Battlefields Country Lodge to see some of the stunning local wildlife, such as zebras, giraffes, and wildebeest.

Day 2

  1. Platrand Lodge

    180 minutes

    Go hiking in the stunning Drakensberg Mountains, and take in the breathtaking views from the top of Platrand Mountain.

  2. Bloukrans Bridge

    120 minutes

    Take a heart-stopping bungee jump from the Bloukrans Bridge – one of the world's highest commercial bungee jumps.

  3. Thokozisa Lodge

    120 minutes

    Enjoy a traditional meal and Zulu dancing at Thokozisa Lodge, set in the stunning Champagne Valley.

Day 3

  1. Nelson Mandela Capture Site

    120 minutes

    Visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, where he was arrested in 1962. Take a walk through the sculpture garden and enjoy views of the surrounding hills.

  2. Midlands Meander

    240 minutes

    Explore the charming towns and countryside of the Midlands Meander, known for its arts and crafts, local food, and quaint shops.

  3. Azalea Bed and Breakfast

    120 minutes

    Take a relaxing stroll through Howick, stopping to admire the town's historic buildings and charming shops. Stay at the cozy Azalea Bed and Breakfast.

Day 4

  1. Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge

    360 minutes

    Take a private safari through Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge, and see majestic animals like elephants, lions, and rhinos in their natural habitat.

  2. Nambiti Game Reserve

    240 minutes

    Visit the Nambiti Game Reserve, and spot exotic animals like cheetahs, zebras, and giraffes. Take a guided tour or drive through the park on your own.

  3. Indlovu River Lodge

    120 minutes

    Take a sunset boat cruise down the majestic Sundays River. Enjoy a traditional South African meal and local wines at Indlovu River Lodge.

Day 5

  1. Spioenkop Game Reserve

    120 minutes

    Visit Spioenkop Game Reserve, and take a guided bird-watching or game drive tour. Spot rare and exotic animals, and take in the stunning scenery.

  2. Weenen Game Reserve

    180 minutes

    Explore the Weenen Game Reserve, and spot beautiful and exotic animals. Take a guided tour or drive through the park on your own.

  3. Umzolozolo Lodge Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Indulge in a final delicious meal at Umzolozolo Lodge Restaurant, and savor traditional South African dishes and local wines.

Estimated Cost (USD)


10-20 USD per night
50-100 USD per night
30-70 USD per night


10-20 USD per ride
5-15 USD per ride
Rental car
30-50 USD per day


Budget/Cheap eats
3-5 USD per meal
Street food
2-5 USD per meal
Fancy meal
20-30 USD per meal


Entrance fee for historical landmarks/museums
5-15 USD
Safari tour
50-100 USD per person
Outdoor adventure activities (hiking, ziplining, etc)
30-50 USD per person

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