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:  18​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
— 1 night
Fly + taxi + train:  12​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

Cape Town

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, sightseeing, beaches, parks, and wildlife areas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, admire all the interesting features of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and contemplate the long history of Robben Island.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Cape Town travel itinerary creator.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Cape Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in June: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony


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.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, then Head underground at Sudwala Caves, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Whispers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nelspruit trip builder.

You can fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in June: highs in Nelspruit hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Shautany Chocolatiers, Elephant Whispers
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves


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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SAB World of Beer as well as Gold Reef City. On the 8th (Thu), explore the galleries of SAB World of Beer.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Nelspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in June, expect Johannesburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Theme Parks Casinos
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
SAB World of Beer ©
SAB World of Beer