11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Nelspruit
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

4
nights
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, head off the coast to Robben Island, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and stroll through Boulders Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town itinerary maker.

Amritsar, India to Cape Town is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Amritsar to Cape Town. Traveling from Amritsar in September, things will get cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

3
nights
Nelspruit

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Sudwala Caves, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and then stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit custom trip planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Nelspruit is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden

1
night
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 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Mandela House and then try your luck at Montecasino. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill, and then see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg tour planner.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in September, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Johannesburg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Montecasino
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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