10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Hazyview
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Johannesburg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip itinerary builder website .

Mumbai, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hazyview.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

2
nights
Hazyview

Hazyview ©
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hazyview visit planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Johannesburg to Hazyview in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, Hazyview is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hazyview

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Family-friendly places like Platteklip Gorge and Two Oceans Aquarium will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, stop by Baraka Gifts and Decor, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach, and cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner .

Getting from Hazyview to Cape Town by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chapman's Peak Drive, First South African Perfume Museum
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

1
night
Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, then stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, and then relax in the rural setting at Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Oudtshoorn road trip site .

Getting from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Oudtshoorn are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Safari Ostrich Show Farm ©
Safari Ostrich Show Farm

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